University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: UNLV-FIR [#16686, R0122915]
Position Title: Assistant Professor-in-Residence
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Las Vegas, Nevada 89154, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/12/28 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/11/03)
Position Description:    

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Mathematics, Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Department of Mathematical Sciences [R0122915]

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a Mathematics, Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Department of Mathematical Sciences [R0122915]


Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at:


The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.


Commencing Fall 2021, the primary role for this non tenure-track Assistant Professor Faculty in Residence (FIR) role is to teach four sections of math/stat courses, including courses such as Math 120, 124, 126, 127, 128, 132, and Stat 152, each fall and spring semester. The position is required to perform all standard teaching duties, including holding regularly scheduled office hours, providing mid-semester grades, and providing assessment data for their courses. The position also includes a service component, which may be in the form of mentoring the Lecturers, Part-Time Instructors (PTIs) and Graduate Assistants (GAs) with similar assignments, collecting and analyzing performance data in their courses. During summers (approximately May 15 – August 15), there are no duties; however, there is often an opportunity to teach for additional compensation.


This position requires a Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences or Mathematics Education from a regionally accredited college or university. Preference will be given to applicants who have at least two years teaching experience at the college level. A record of successful teaching experience in lower division mathematics courses is preferred. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.


Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

NOTICE: All UNLV/NSHE employees may be subject to base pay reduction and/or mandatory unpaid leave: (1) by future action of the Board of Regents without a declaration of financial exigency (pursuant to the NSHE Code, as may be amended from time to time); and/or (2) by future action of the State legislature to reduce pay of certain categories of state employees.


Submit a letter of interest, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a detailed resume listing qualifications and experiences. Also, please have at least three references send recommendation letters directly to the email address “”. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experiences, because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on December 28, 2020 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to FIR Search Committee and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or


UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, “R0122915” in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.


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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


UNLV does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities, including admissions, on the basis of sex/gender pursuant to Title IX, or on the basis of age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, color or religion pursuant to Title 4, Chapter 8, Section 13 of the NSHE Handbook. Reports of discriminatory misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and/or concerns about noncompliance with Title IX or any other anti-discrimination laws or policies should be directed to UNLV’s Title IX Coordinator Michelle Sposito. The Title IX Coordinator can be reached through the online reporting form, by email at, by phone at (702) 895-4055, by mail at 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV, 89154-1062, or in person at Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH), Room 555.

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