University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Mathematical Sciences Department

Position ID: 928-APMATH [#19105, 17725]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Wausau, Wisconsin 54401, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Sciences
Application Deadline: 2022/01/14 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/11/23, listed until 2022/05/23)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2022. This is a full-time position at the Wausau Branch campus with responsibilities for teaching undergraduate courses in Mathematics, maintaining an active research agenda, and providing service to the university, community, and profession.


The successful candidate will be able to teach mathematics courses for general education and courses in the core of the Mathematics majors. In addition, scholarly activity, professional growth, and university service are required for retention and tenure. A typical teaching load is twelve credit hours per semester. Salary will be commensurate with academic preparation and experience.


Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in mathematics or related field awarded by August, 2022. Experience and/or demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching. Demonstrated success and/or interest in teaching first- and second-year mathematics courses. Willingness to contribute to an environment that is inclusive, collaborative, and collegial. Three or more years of full-time experience as a faculty member at a university or college will be considered a plus. Desirable candidates should have experience teaching with current educational tools and methods. Experience teaching diverse groups will be considered a plus, as will experience and/or demonstrated commitment to online or hybrid course delivery to more than one campus and/or to advanced students in out-lying high schools. 

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION: The Department of Mathematical Sciences at UW – Stevens Point offers majors in Mathematics, Mathematics with Actuarial Emphasis, and Mathematics for Teacher Certification. It includes 26 faculty and academic staff across 3 campuses with about 70 majors and 40 minors. The Department of Mathematical Sciences is committed to diversity in its curriculum and prepares students for a diverse and inclusive world. More information at


Through the discovery and dissemination of knowledge, UW – Stevens Point stimulates intellectual growth, provides a liberal education and prepares students for a diverse sustainable world. The university is committed to creating a safe, inclusive learning community for all faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. Visit for more information about UW – Stevens Point. The UW – Stevens Point main campus is located in Stevens Point, with branch campuses at Marshfield and Wausau. More information about the Wausau campus, where this position will be based, can be found at:


The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. UW-Stevens Point values diversity and inclusion as supported by our mission, “Through the discovery, dissemination and application of knowledge, UW-Stevens Point fosters intellectual growth, provides a broad-based education, models community engagement and prepares students for success in a diverse and sustainable world.”

Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process should contact Human Resources and Affirmative Action at 715-346-2606 or

The safety and success of students, faculty, and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is paramount. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires the distribution of an annual security report to all current and prospective students, faculty, and staff. You may obtain the complete report at

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

An offer of employment will require a criminal background check and authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.


Applications received by January 14, 2022 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

For questions regarding this position, please contact: Dr. Nathan Wetzel, Chair of the Search Committee at


Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, written statement of teaching/research experience, goals, and interests, and three letters of recommendation sent directly from references (at least one specifically evaluating past teaching performance).

This Job ID is 17725.

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University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Department of Mathematical Sciences
2001 4th Avenue
SCI B246
Stevens Point, WI 54481
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