Penn State Harrisburg

Position ID: 1122-APM [#19413]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: none (posted 2022/01/13)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Penn State Harrisburg's School of Science, Engineering, and Technology (SSET) is accepting applications for a tenure-line Assistant Professor of Mathematics to start August 2022. The School offers a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences, in addition to several undergraduate and graduate degrees in Engineering, Science, and Engineering Technology. SSET anticipates the launching of a Data Science Option for the Mathematical Sciences program as well as one for the Computer Science program in the fall of 2022 in addition to an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Engineering. The School seeks candidates with interest and expertise in teaching and research in statistics, statistical data science, or related fields.

Selected candidate will develop and implement multi-faceted, collaborative, and robust teaching and research programs. Faculty members of SSET are expected to pursue and sustain scholarly research and publication; provide quality instruction; recruit and advise students; and contribute to the department, college, university, and profession through academic and professional service. Faculty are also expected to actively promote and advance the school's steadfast commitment to students, academic service and diversity and inclusion. A Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or a closely related field by the time of appointment is required. Candidates with research and teaching interests in statistics, statistical machine learning, statistical data science, or related fields will be given priority.

Candidates should apply to the position of Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Penn State Harrisburg by visiting Applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vita, a list of three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests. Review of applications will begin December 10th and continue until the position is filled. This position requires the successful completion of standard background checks in accordance with University policy.

Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant University. Penn State Harrisburg, the Capital College, is the largest among Penn State's Commonwealth Campuses, enrolling 5,000 students and offering more than 75 degree programs. The School of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Penn State Harrisburg is the largest school within the college. For more information about Penn State Harrisburg, please visit the college's web site at

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Moreover, the School of Science, Engineering and Technology is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. We believe diversity benefits and enriches students, staff, and faculty within our school. We are dedicated to building and sustaining an equitable, inclusive, and welcoming teaching and learning environment where cultural diversity is valued and celebrated.

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Mathematics Lecturer Search Committee
c/o Mrs. Dorothy J. Guy, Director of Human Resources
Penn State Harrisburg
Box: MATH-40924
777 W. Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057-4898
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