Marshall University, Mathematics

Position ID: Marshall-APM1 [#19237, 000232]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Huntington, West Virginia 25755, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Numerical Analysis / Differential Equations
Application Deadline: 2022/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/12/10, finished 2022/07/16, listed until 2022/01/31)
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The Department of Mathematics at Marshall University invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Mathematics in Numerical Analysis, Differential Equations, or related applied computational fields to commence in Fall 2022. Candidates must hold a PhD in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, or a related field prior to the start date of the position.

The department seeks a candidate who will be prepared to pursue research and creative activities related to Numerical Analysis or Differential Equations, both independently and with students. Requirements for tenure include peer-reviewed publications and grant applications. In addition to demonstrating strong potential for research, candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate student research.

The ideal candidate would also be an excellent, student-centered instructor with the ability to teach courses in numerical analysis, ordinary and partial differential equations, and other courses across the curriculum. The full-time teaching load for pre-tenured active researchers is two to three courses per semester. One reference letter should address teaching potential.

The department offers two undergraduate degrees: BS Mathematics and BS Statistics, as well as supporting students in mathematics education. The department has a small graduate program with an MA in mathematics and an area of emphasis in Statistics. Most courses in the MA program are joint upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses. The MA program offers occasional evening courses, in a planned rotation, and hybrid courses, with a mix of in-person and virtual students.

Marshall University is a student-centered research university, R2 Carnegie classification, of around 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students, located in Huntington, WV. Many students are first generation students, commuters, or non-traditional students. In your cover letter, please include a description of how you would support these students or other types of diversity.

The department also seeks candidates who will contribute to the University’s general education curriculum and its emphasis on using high-impact teaching practices, particularly those affiliated with one (or more) of the institution’s pedagogical initiatives (e.g., Community-based Learning, Critical Thinking, First Year Seminar, Writing Across Curriculum, etc.). Additionally, the ideal candidate will contribute to the College’s support of interdisciplinary programs of study.

Candidates interviewing on campus must have official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded directly to the chair of the search committee by their degree granting institutions, prior to an on-campus interview. Official transcripts should be mailed to: Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, Marshall University, l John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755.

Employer/Jobsite: Marshall University, 1 John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755.

Application materials consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research focus, teaching philosophy, list of three references with contact information, and unofficial transcripts, should be uploaded to

The department is also seeking applications for one tenure-track position in Real Analysis / Topology and one tenure-track position in Statistics / Data Science. Marshall University is an AA/EEO employer and is committed to the diversity of its workforce.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

For further information, please visit or contact the search committee Chair at

Marshall University is an AA/EO employer dedicated to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students. Marshall is a recipient of a NSF-ADVANCE institutional transformation award, which seeks to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers. Marshall is also part of the NSF-LSAMP: Kentucky West Virginia Alliance for Minority Participation Project to increase both the total number of STEM degrees awarded and the number of STEM degrees awarded to underrepresented students. Successful women and minority applicants can benefit from these programs.

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