Purdue University, Mathematics

Position ID: Purdue-APOP [#15412, 8621]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Practice in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2067, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/12/12, finished 2020/11/20, listed until 2020/12/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for one or more appointments as Professor of Practice in Mathematics to begin August 2020. These appointments will be at the level of Assistant Professor of Practice, or possibly at the level of Associate Professor of Practice in the case of exceptional career achievements.

These positions are non-tenure track faculty positions with multi-year contracts, a promotion track, and a focus on undergraduate teaching and course administration. Successful applicants will have a record of excellence in teaching, particularly at the level of calculus, have the ability to teach a broad range of courses in the undergraduate curriculum, have enthusiasm for teaching and interaction with students, and have experience in course management software and online homework systems. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related field.

The Professors of Practice faculty are actively involved in departmental activities and have professional development opportunities. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Applications should be submitted online through www.mathjobs.org and should include (1) the AMS cover sheet for academic employment, (2) a cover letter (including a discussion of diversity efforts as indicated below), (3) a curriculum vitae, (4) a teaching statement, and (5) three letters of recommendation focused on the candidate’s teaching qualifications. Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through www.mathjobs.org. Direct all inquiries to kstroud@math.purdue.edu. Applications are considered on a continuing basis but candidates are urged to apply by January 13, 2020 for full consideration.

Purdue University's Department of Mathematics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. For more information about our department, see www.math.purdue.edu/. A background check will be required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
150 N. University St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2067

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