University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UoWM-232161AS [#17508]
Position Title: Assoc Dir of Undergraduate Research
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Madison, Wisconsin 53706, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics Research
Application Deadline: 2021/04/23 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2021/03/29, listed until 2021/04/25)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at University of Wisconsin-Madison is creating a new Undergraduate Research Lab and looking for a passionate and energetic Associate Director of Undergraduate Research! In collaboration with the faculty director, this new role will be responsible for overseeing and developing undergraduate research projects in Mathematics, mentoring student research teams in achieving research goals, and will help to build the Undergraduate Research Lab from the ground up. Besides these responsibilities, the new Associate Director of Undergraduate Research will also teach undergraduate mathematics courses for the department.

Position Description:

The Associate Director for Undergraduate Research will play a pivotal role in fostering and developing the undergraduate research program. Since this is a new research laboratory, the successful applicant will have the unique opportunity of helping to develop such a program from the ground up. Duties will include activities such as: oversight of research operations within the lab, mentoring at least one research project team per year, organizing research teams and ensuring deadlines are met, organizing annual research showcase, assist with applications for extramural funding to support the program. The 9-month position also carries a teaching load of 4-5 courses per academic year.

Required Qualifications:

PhD in Mathematics or related field
Minimum 2 years teaching at college level
Minimum 2 semesters or summers experience with supervision or mentorship of undergraduate research
Demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching undergraduate students
Documented interested in undergraduate research
Excellent communication and organizational skills

How to apply:

Apply at by April 23, 2021.

Applications must include a cover letter, CV, and contact information for at least three professional references, including the current supervisor. At least one reference should be able to explicitly address the applicant’s teaching experience. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

The cover letter should address the applicant qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above. For questions regarding the position, contact: Benedek Valko,

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Department of Mathematics
480 Lincoln Dr
Madison, WI 53706
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