Mathematics, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Position ID: 1923-EMME [#11505]
Position Title: Endowed Associate Professor in Mathematics/Mathematics Education
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Omaha, Nebraska 68182, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics/Mathematics Education
Application Deadline: (posted 2017/12/11, listed until 2018/03/31)
Position Description:    

Endowed Associate Professor in Mathematics/Mathematics Education

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) invites applications for a named endowed chair position at the associate professor level to begin in August 2018.  A Ph.D. in Mathematics is required.

The successful candidate will be awarded the Haddix Community Chair in Mathematics and will work closely with existing Haddix Community Chairs (STEM Education, Science, Computer Science, and Physical Science) to jointly address the critical nation-wide challenges associated with the lack of scientists and teachers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields and place UNO at the forefront of professional innovation in the preparation of STEM teachers and STEM majors.

We seek candidates who have a demonstrated interest in high impact learning experiences, experiences that are accompanied by corresponding student achievements. A successful candidate must have a commitment to retention, a proven ability to work with math educators (in-service as well as pre-service), have a proven track record of external funding, and be a team player excited to collaborate with others across STEM areas on campus.

Successful candidates will have an active research program.

Visit UNO's Mathematics Department webpage for information on UNO faculty research interests.

The university and department are strongly committed to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

Located on the eastern border of Nebraska, near the Missouri River, the city of Omaha is the home of several Fortune 500 companies and many non-profit and governmental entities with whom to collaborate.

Inquiries about this position may be directed to Dr. Michael Matthews, Chair of the Search Committee (michaelmatthews@unomaha.edu) or Dr. Jim Rogers, Chair of Mathematics (jrogers@unomaha.edu). Applications require a cover letter, current CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, vision statement for the Haddix Chair, and 3 recommendation letters. Online application instructions can be found at here UNO's employment website.

Review of applications will commence on December 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.


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Department of Mathematics
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Omaha, NE 68182-0243
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