Eastern Michigan University, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 2819-APMATH [#19054]
Position Title: Assistant Professor (Mathematics)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/01/14 00:00AMhelp popup finished (2021/11/18, finished 2022/07/16)
Position Description:    

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

General Summary

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Eastern Michigan University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the level of assistant professor, beginning August 2022.

Eastern Michigan University, with an enrollment of around 15,000 students, is located in Ypsilanti, adjacent to Ann Arbor and 30 miles west of Detroit.

The Mathematics and Statistics Department has 18 full-time faculty members and offers undergraduate programs in mathematics, mathematics education, actuarial science, and statistics.  In addition, we have graduate programs at the Master’s level in mathematics and in applied statistics.
Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.   EMU is an equal opportunity employer committed to faculty, staff and student diversity.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Duties will include teaching of both undergraduate and graduate courses, curriculum development, advising, supervision of undergraduate and graduate student research, and departmental and professional service.   The standard teaching load is 9 to 12 credit hours per semester.


A Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences (or scheduled completion by August, 2022) is required.

The department is seeking candidates with a strong background in any area of mathematics or statistics.

Preference will be given to applicants who specialize in pure mathematics or in mathematical statistics.

Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching, have excellent communication skills, have the ability to contribute to department governance and university service, and maintain an active research program.

Preference will be given to applicants whose research is amenable to student collaboration.

Supplemental Information

All applications must be submitted online both at www.mathjobs.org and at www.emich.edu/jobs.

Applications must include all of the following materials:

  1. letter of interest
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. teaching statement that defines teaching interests, experiences, goals, and strategies for engaging a diverse student population (no more than two pages)
  4. statement of research interests (no more than two pages)
  5. statement discussing past and present contributions to diversity, justice, equity, and inclusion, or future plans of incorporating them into teaching, research, or service (no more than two pages)
  6. three letters of recommendation, at least one (preferably two) of which should address teaching ability (only submitted through mathjobs.org)

Applications will be reviewed starting January 14 and will be accepted until the position is filled.
If contacted, you will be asked to present official transcripts of your highest degree earned at the time of interview.

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:
515 Pray-Harrold
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197