High Point University, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 2088-PROFESSOR [#23781]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics, Non-tenure Track
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: High Point, North Carolina 27268, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2023/11/07)
Position Description:    

High Point University is currently seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics. We seek a creative, dynamic individual to play a critical role in the development of innovative, active learning classes and laboratories, and to support the programs in Mathematical Science, Actuarial Science, Data Analytics and Statistics, and Mathematical Economics.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of core statistics courses within the Mathematical Sciences, Actuarial Science, Data Analytics and Statistics, and/or Mathematical Economics programs. Additional expectations include academic advising, assisting the department with program assessment, administrative work, serving on college and university-wide committees. Faculty are required to continue professional development in accordance with university expectations. Faculty appointments are for a nine-month contract period with a normal teaching load of 12 credit hours per semester.



Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. or doctorate in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Data Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics Education, or a closely related field. While all areas of specialty within these fields are desirable, of particular interest are Mathematics with an applied focus, and Statistics.

Knowledge, Skills, Ability:

The successful candidate should have demonstrated promise of excellence in teaching, a record of scholarly achievement, an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in working with highly motivated undergraduate students. While it is anticipated that this position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level, highly qualified applicants will be considered for higher ranks. The success of our undergraduate students is our primary focus.


  • Teach 24 contact hours (typically 6 classes) per year
  • Advise students
  • Assess, assist, and guide adjunct faculty under the direction of the department chair
  • Assist with curriculum development
  • Assist with academic program reviews
  • Assist with university recruiting efforts
  • Undertake professional development and produce scholarly research
  • Teach undergraduate courses as assigned
  • Participate in department, college, and university meetings and committees
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Chairperson and/or Dean

Founded in 1924, HPU is a 99-year-old liberal arts institution located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. “America’s Best Colleges” 2022 Edition, published in the U.S. News & World Report, ranks HPU #1 among all regional colleges in the South and #1 as Most Innovative Regional College in the South for innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology or facilities.

All applicants must submit a single attachment with the following sections:

  • A letter of interest addressing the required qualifications and responsibilities
  • A current CV
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • A statement of research interests
  • Unofficial transcripts of graduate and undergraduate education
  • Names and contact information for three professional recommendations

Any questions related to this position should be sent to Dr. Rob Harger, Interim Chair of Mathematical Science, rharger@highpoint.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Start date for the position is August 2024. Choose to be Extraordinary!

Apply for this position through: https://www.highpoint.edu/human-resources/

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Contact: Dr. Rob Harger, (336) 841-9659
Email: email address
Postal Mail:
One University Parkway
Drawer 31
High Point, NC 27268
Web Page: highpoint.edu