School of Science, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Position ID: Behrend-APM [#11137]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Erie, California 16563, United States [map]
Application Deadline: finished (2017/10/23, finished 2018/10/21, listed until 2018/04/19)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor in Mathematics

Penn State Behrend invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in mathematics at the assistant professor level to begin August 2018. A Ph.D. in mathematics is required and teaching experience is highly desirable. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and the ability to teach courses across all levels of an undergraduate mathematics curriculum, including an upper-level numerical analysis sequence. Teaching load will average 18-credits per year. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research program in the area of applied mathematics and have interests in mentoring undergraduate research students. Penn State Behrend is a four-year undergraduate and graduate college of Penn State with 4,700 students. The School of Science offers B.S. degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics, mathematics education, nursing, physics, and environmental science. Erie Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie's Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. There are five colleges in the Erie area. Upload five documents: cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, one page teaching philosophy, and one to two page research statement summarizing your proposed research, including a brief explanation of its suitability for an undergraduate college. In addition, please have three references send their letters of recommendation to Nathan Carter at Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Martin G. Kociolek, Director, School of Science at Review of applications will begin December 8, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

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Dr. Chuck Yeung
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
School of Science
4205 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563
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