East Carolina University, Math Department/THCAS

Position ID: 2876-AP [#23819]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Greenville, North Carolina 27858, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/11/09, listed until 2024/04/20)
Position Description:    

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East Carolina University

Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Vacancy #: 936416
Recruitment Range:
Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Organizational Unit Overview
East Carolina University (ECU, https://www.ecu.edu/) is a member of the 17-campus University of North Carolina System, is classified as a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University, and enrolls around 28,000 students with over 5,500 pursuing graduate and professional degrees. ECU is located in Greenville, NC (pop. 95,000, with a metropolitan population of over 170,000), which lies 90 miles east of Raleigh and 80 miles from the Atlantic coast. A thriving small city and regional center for education, health, and the arts, Greenville is a great place to live, work, play, and visit. It has a cost of living more than 10 percent below the national average and boasts a vibrant downtown district with restaurants, breweries, and shopping. Greenville hosts a variety of festivals throughout the year and offers numerous recreational opportunities, including access to the Tar River, over nine miles of greenways, nearly 30 parks and recreational facilities, and a growing arts scene. Learn more at https://info.ecu.edu/about/ and https://www.visitgreenvillenc.com/

The Department of Mathematics (https://math.ecu.edu) is part of the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences. We offer BA, BS, and MA degrees in mathematics. Our MA program has a strong track record of preparing students for doctoral studies. At the undergraduate level, in addition to serving our majors, we offer coursework taken by all students at ECU to complete their general education requirements as well as supporting the more advanced mathematical education of students in other STEM fields. The department is a research-active community in which faculty actively seek extramural funding with frequent success and publish high quality articles in top-tier journals across mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, and actuarial science. These include such journals as Advances in Mathematics, American Journal of Mathematics, Annals of Mathematics, Crelle’s Journal, Inventiones Mathematicae, Journal of the European Mathematical Society, Journal of Neuroscience, and Memoirs of the AMS. The department also has collaborations with a number of other disciplines across campus in research and graduate studies, including but not limited to Math Education, Biology, Physics, Economics, Engineering, and Medicine.

Our department is committed to creating an inclusive academic community where the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and perspectives thrives, enriching the lives of students, faculty, and staff.

Job Duties
The Department of Mathematics at East Carolina University (https://math.ecu.edu/) seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Mathematics (pure or applied), beginning August 2024 (9-month appointment, contingent upon funding).


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate mathematics courses effectively.
  • Conduct high-quality research and seek external funding.
  • Contribute to program promotion and development.
  • Service to the department, university, community, and profession is expected.

Minimum Education/Experience
Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Mathematics or a closely related field, or foreign equivalent; post-doctoral experience or evidence of an active research program.

Special Instructions to Applicant
Application materials should be submitted online at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/ using the position number 936416. Applicants must complete a candidate profile, and submit the following documents: (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a teaching statement (2 pages max); (4) a research statement addressing current research and a plan for future research (3 pages max with additional pages for the references); (5) unofficial transcripts; and (6) contact information for at least three current references (including at least two research references and one reference addressing teaching). Official letters of reference will be requested for top candidates; references will receive an email invitation from PeopleAdmin. Official transcripts three official references are required at the time of employment.

For further information for the Department of Mathematics, please visit https://math.ecu.edu/ Questions about this position may be directed to Dr. Sungwoo Ahn (Chair of the Search Committee, ahns15@ecu.edu), Dr. Chris Jantzen (Mathematics Department Chair, jantzenc@ecu.edu), or Gwen Hardin (Administrative Assistant, harding@ecu.edu).

Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy #936416 to ECU Human Resources at http://jobs.ecu.edu

Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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