University of Delaware, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: Delaware-TMAP [#17857]
Position Title: Temporary Math Assistant Professor
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Newark, Delaware 19716, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Sciences
Starting Date: 2021/08/16
Application Deadline: none (posted 2021/07/02)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Temporary Math Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware invites applications for a temporary non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics or in a closely related discipline with experience teaching college-level courses such as college algebra, pre-calculus, and calculus at a college or university in the United States. Ability to teach high-enrollment (100-120 students), coordinated courses is essential, and demonstrated ability to teach introductory statistics will be viewed favorably. Ability to teach in our innovative Mathematical Sciences Learning Laboratory (MSLL) will also be viewed favorably. MSLL integrates active learning and other evidence-based teaching strategies, principles of continuous improvement, learning technologies, and a collaborative instructional team. The successful candidate will teach up to four courses per semester during the Fall and Spring semesters, work closely with other instructors in coordinated courses, and strive for excellence in teaching. The position comes with a good salary and benefits. The one-year appointment will begin on August 16, 2021 and is renewable at most twice subject to department needs and satisfactory performance.

To apply, the following materials should be submitted electronically to the MathJobs system ( a letter of interest, a current CV, graduate transcripts (unofficial is fine), three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy (maximum of three pages) addressing the job qualifications described above. Short-listed candidates will be requested to provide (with one week’s notice) a video of a mock lecture. Review of applications will begin on July 9, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Information on the department may be obtained from the website: Questions, but not application material, should be e-mailed to Professor Rakesh at with “Temporary Assistant Professor Position” in the subject line.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is committed to developing a diverse workforce. The University of Delaware is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and Title IX institution. For the University’s complete non-discrimination statement, please visit

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
(302) 831-2653
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Delaware
15 Orchard Rd., Ewing 501
Newark, DE 19716

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