Millersville University, Mathematics

Position ID: 2332-TTP [#18144]
Position Title: Tenure Track Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Millersville, Pennsylvania 17551, United States [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2021/09/10, listed until 2022/03/10)
Position Description:    

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Tenure Track Professor Specializing in Algebraic Geometry or Algebraic Topology Department of Mathematics (Beginning August 2022)

The Department of Mathematics at Millersville University welcomes applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor specializing in algebraic geometry or algebraic topology beginning August 2022 with opportunities for teaching upper-level undergraduate courses in pure mathematics including but not limited to geometry, abstract algebra, and number theory, as well as introductory mathematics courses and for mentoring undergraduate research students. The College of Science and Technology, and its departments, have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion through a variety of supported programs and activities, as exemplified by Insight into Diversity’s Inspiring Programs in STEM award for its Biology Mentoring program.

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

Required Qualifications: • Ph.D. in mathematics with expertise in algebraic geometry or algebraic topology completed by the date of appointment. • Broad academic record/training in pure mathematics including but not limited to geometry and abstract algebra. • Evidence of strong commitment to excellence in teaching (supported by at least two current letters of recommendation attesting to recent teaching effectiveness). • Evidence of capacity/potential for continued scholarly activity. • Must be interested in involving undergraduate students in research. • Evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. • Successful interview. • Successful teaching demonstration. • Successful completion of three background checks.

Preferred Qualifications: • Evidence of teaching effectiveness. • Preparation and/or experience in teaching pure mathematics courses including but not limited to geometry, abstract algebra, and number theory, as well as introductory mathematics courses. • Demonstrated commitment to scholarly activity in geometry/topology. • Potential for service or contributing to the department’s programs.

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To Apply: For complete position description and qualifications, and to apply, go to and complete a faculty application. All applications must be received by October 24, 2021. A cover letter summarizing how the applicant’s education and experience match the required qualifications of the position; current curriculum vitae; copies of registrar-issued unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred and in progress (the successful candidate will be required to provide registrar-issued official transcripts from the issuing institution(s) directly to the Provost’s Office by the start date) and three current letters of reference attesting to recent teaching effectiveness), (applicant to submit names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of individuals who will be contacted to upload current letters of reference directly to a confidential website).

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

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