Position Title Assistant Professor-9 month appointment - Mathematics
Work Location Springfield Campus
HR Home Department 020719 MATHEMATICS
Pay Grade Unclassified
Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State
University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants.
Faculty Appointment Type Tenure Track
Term (if applicable) 9 month
Begin Date of Appointment 08/15/2022
The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate
academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching,
research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The
Assistant Professor's teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic
department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant
Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with
teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research,
based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of
Description of Primary Duties
The Department of Mathematics in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences
at Missouri State University seeks a tenure-track (9-month) Assistant
Professor. The ideal candidate will have a well-defined research program in
mathematics that will enhance current department research interests, be
committed to innovative teaching, and have post-doctoral experience.
Specific duties include the teaching of mathematics courses at both the
undergraduate and graduate level; curriculum development; engaging in research
leading to peer-reviewed publications; supervising student research/projects;
service to the Mathematics department, College of Natural and Applied Science,
Missouri State University, the local/regional community and the profession.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor
are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of,
respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have (or anticipate completion by
August 2022) a doctoral degree in mathematics, exhibit strong potential for
research, exhibit evidence of excellence in teaching, commitment to service
and professional activities, and exhibit effective oral and written
communication skills. Applicants must demonstrate a desire and ability to
engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds and this needs to be
indicated in the letter of application.
Link to Job Description
https:// www. missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/21377.htm
Open Date 09/17/2021
Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until
Special Instructions to Applicants
First Date of Consideration will be November 15, 2021.
Make sure you provide a list of 3-5 professional references; we will contact
them for reference purposes.
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Posting Number 20210053FTF
Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/57479
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Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness -1
Statement of Research Interest
Unofficial Transcripts - 1
Publication (Writing Sample) -1
Publication (Writing Sample) -2
Publication (Writing Sample) -3
Unofficial Transcripts -2
Unofficial Transcripts -3
Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)
Letter of Recommendation-2 (Non-confidential)
Letter of Recommendation-3 (Non-confidential)
Other Documents -1
Other Documents - 2