University of Missouri-St. Louis, Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy, and Statistics

Position ID: UMSL-ATP [#24330]
Position Title: Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics at the University of Missouri – St. Louis
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: St. Louis, Missouri 63121-4400, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/03/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/15)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy, and Statistics at the University of Missouri – St. Louis invites applications for the full-time non-tenure track position of Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics to begin Fall 2024. The primary role in this position will be teaching with a focus on introductory and intermediate mathematics courses, such as courses in quantitative reasoning, statistics, college algebra, calculus, and differential equations. This is a 9-month appointment, but summer teaching is often available for interested faculty. 

The Department of Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy and Statistics values collegiality, collaboration, and curiosity. We strive to create an environment where our faculty and students can thrive. Our mission is to encourage students from diverse backgrounds and all circumstances to aspire towards mathematical understanding and expertise. 

Duties and Responsibilities: Our teaching faculty typically teach both in-person and online courses for a total of 12 credit hours per semester with a workload distribution of 80% teaching and 20% service. 

Qualifications
 • A Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related discipline earned by the date of appointment
 • Demonstrated experience teaching and mentoring students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds 

Preferred Qualifications
 • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related discipline earned by the date of appointment 
 • Evidence of successful teaching of introductory mathematics courses at the junior college or university level 
 • Knowledge of evidence-based teaching and learning strategies for supporting student success 

Application Materials
 • Letter of application addressing your interest in the position and how your experience addresses the qualifications listed above. Please also describe how your experiences and expertise align with the UM System Values Commitment (below) 
 • Statement of teaching philosophy 
 • A current vita which lists detailed teaching experience, including courses taught and teaching evaluations from previous institutions, if available 
 • Names and contact information of three professional references 

Application materials should be packaged as a single PDF and submitted through the university online submission system at: https://www.umsl.edu/services/hrs/careers/faculty.html

Job ID 50438 
Questions about the position may be directed to Emily Ross at rossem@umsl.edu 
For priority review, please apply by March 15. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled. 

Visa Sponsorship Information: Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The University will not sponsor applicants for this position for employment visas. 

Benefit Eligibility: This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits.

Values Commitment: We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate. In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement. 

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/hr/eeo or call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.


UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. EEO IS THE LAW

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