Purdue University, Mathematics

Position ID: Purdue-POP [#18598]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Practice in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2067, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/13, finished 2022/05/21, listed until 2022/04/13)
Position Description:    

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

Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice in Mathematics


The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for multiple appointments as Professor of Practice in Mathematics to begin August 2022.  These appointments will be at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice. 


These positions are non-tenure track faculty positions with multi-year contracts, a promotion track, and a focus on undergraduate teaching and course administration.  Duties will typically consist of teaching 5 courses each academic year, including large-lecture courses, course coordination, and/or other related administrative activities. Successful applicants will have a record of excellence in teaching, have the ability to teach a range of courses in the undergraduate curriculum, have enthusiasm for teaching, mentoring, and interacting with undergraduate students (including students traditionally underrepresented in mathematics), be willing to observe classes and offer teaching advice to new instructors, and have experience in course management software and online homework systems. Teaching experience at the level of science and engineering calculus, especially multivariable calculus, or above is highly desirable. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related field. For more information about our department, see www.math.purdue.edu.


Professors of Practice faculty will be 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, (3) a curriculum vitae, (4) a teaching statement, (5) a diversity and inclusion statement as indicated below, and (6) at least three letters of recommendation focused on the candidate’s teaching qualifications. In addition, for purposes of equity, to be considered for the position, applicants will also need to create a profile at SuccessFactors. Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through www.mathjobs.org.  Direct all inquiries to irena@purdue.edu. All applications received by November 15, 2021 will be given full consideration.


Purdue University's Department of Mathematics and the College of Science are 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 a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. 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:
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Further Info:
email address
Department of Mathematics
150 N. University St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2067