University of Wisconsin at River Falls, Mathematics

Position ID: 3092-TTAP [#21485, 8590]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: River Falls, Wisconsin 54022, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/01/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/11/09, listed until 2023/01/05)
Position Description:    

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The University of Wisconsin River Falls, a member of the University of Wisconsin System, is located in scenic west central Wisconsin, 30 miles from the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic cities of Minneapolis and St Paul. Year-round arts, cultural and recreational events are easily accessible from River Falls. UWRF's undergraduate and graduate students pursue degrees in four colleges: Arts and Sciences, Education and Professional Studies; Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; and Business and Economics.


The University provides an excellent environment for learning, emphasizing the importance of faculty-student interaction in classrooms, laboratories, academic advising, and co-curricular activities. A favorable student-faculty ratio affords opportunity for meaningful interchange between faculty and students. Strong interests in teaching, research and community service are highly valued. More information about UWRF can be found at:

The Position: 
This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics (within the College of Arts & Sciences). Duties include teaching 12 credits per semester, collaboration in mathematics curriculum development and research, supervision of undergraduate research and internships, scholarly publications, grants, campus-wide and departmental service, and academic advising. Starting salary in the low $60,000’s. Anticipated appointment date: August 21, 2023. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: 
Teach undergraduate courses in mathematics. 

Advise mathematics majors and minors, and support students pursuing careers in mathematical fields.

Engage in research and scholarly activity in mathematics/mathematics education and supervise undergraduate research and internships.

Provide service to the department, college and university. 

Qualifications Required: 
Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in mathematics or a closely related field, from an accredited institution. Graduate work must include a strong background in algebra, geometry or probability. ABD considered, but doctorate must be completed by time of hire. 

Evidence of excellence in teaching college level mathematics courses. 

Evidence of commitment to ongoing professional activity to keep current in the field of algebra, geometry or probability. 

Experience or interest in directing undergraduate research or career/internship advising. 

Potential for collaboration in research and/or curriculum development with faculty from within and outside the department. 

Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to diverse student populations. 

Qualifications Preferred: 
Experience using software tools to support teaching mathematics. 

Materials not submitted through cannot be considered. 

Submit applications to: 

• Curriculum vitae (resume) 
• Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter) 
• A three-part statement, not to exceed 3 pages, covering 
o teaching college level mathematics. 
o supporting students in undergraduate research and career/internship advising. 
o research and scholarly activity. 
• An unofficial transcript (official copies of transcripts will be required if hired). 
• Provide the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your teaching, research, and service. 

Inquiries should be addressed to: 
 Dr. Laurel Langford 
Mathematics Department 

 Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by Jan 1, 2023. Applications will be accepted and may be considered after this date as the position will be opened until filled. A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

UW-River Falls Diversity Statement: We declare that diversity and inclusivity are core values. We dedicate ourselves to build a culture grounded in principles of equity, social justice, and excellence. We fundamentally affirm and embrace the multiple identities, values, belief systems, and cultural practices of all individuals and communities. We will address fundamental issues of bias, discrimination, and exclusion.

The University is committed to creating an educational community which enhances student awareness and appreciation of diverse ethnicities and cultures and identities which actively supports tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each person without regard to economic status, ethnic background, political views, sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics or beliefs. Awareness of and sensitivity to diverse ethnic and cultural heritages are especially sought in applicants.

UWRF is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran status, and membership in the national guard, state defense force, or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or the State of Wisconsin. All persons, especially women, persons of color, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For a copy of the UWRF campus safety information, see or call University Police at (715) 425-3133 for a paper copy. This material includes crime statistics (Annual Security Report) and information on crime prevention, sexual assault, and drug/alcohol issues.

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Contact: Laurel Langford, 715-425-4360
Postal Mail:
410 S Third St
River Falls, Wisconsin 54022
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