Prairie View A&M University
Mathematics (James Valles)
Proposed Minimum Salary
Prairie View, Texas
The Department of Mathematics at Prairie View A&M University invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor
beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year. A Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics,
or mathematics education is required, while having some graduate courses in
statistics is preferred. Applicants from all areas of mathematics are
encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will join a community of faculty possessing a strong
commitment to quality teaching, maintaining an active forward-thinking
research agenda, and performing service to the university, community, and
profession. The teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester (fall and
spring). However, release time for 3 credit hours may be awarded. Candidates
are expected to show a commitment to excellence in teaching, maintain
classroom management and effectiveness, and to be responsive to the needs of
students. Teaching with innovative pedagogies is encouraged. Scholarly
responsibilities include maintaining an active research agenda yielding
regular publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings
accepted by the department head, making professional presentations, and
pursuing and obtaining internal and external grant funding. Published research
is expected and is a requirement for tenure and promotion. Finally, candidates
are expected to actively participate in service relevant to the Department of
Mathematics, the Brailsford College of Arts & Sciences, and the University.
Prairie View A&M University is committed to building a diverse faculty and
strongly encourages applications from members of all underrepresented groups.
Teach effectively in a variety of mathematics service courses and for
undergraduate mathematics majors. Courses are predominantly offered in
face-to-face format and possibly some in online or hybrid format.
Perform advising duties and be responsive to the educational needs of
students. Be engaged in enrollment and recruitment initiatives. Support
Participate in updating and revising the department's undergraduate
Seek external and internal grant funding. Maintain an active research
agenda, leading to peer-reviewed publications.
Perform service beneficial to the Department, the Brailsford College of
Arts & Science, and PVAMU as well as the community (locally, regionally,
and globally) and the profession
Required Education & Experience:
• Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, or mathematics
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience teaching a broad range of mathematics and mathematics service
courses at an institution of higher learning.
Evidence of high-rated teaching evaluations by students,
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills,
Commitment to ongoing improvement and use of effective teaching
Experience working with students from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and
Evidence of papers published in peer-reviewed journals and/or conference
proceedings and possess published research papers relative to the number
of years after obtaining a doctoral degree.
Three years of full-time teaching experience at an institution of higher
Experience working in collaborative projects with faculty in
Experience working with grants or evidence of successful grant writing,
Experience and interest in departmental service, such as student advising
and student recruitment.
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box
labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application.
Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover
Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the
required documents listed below are considered optional.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the
closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via
email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered
unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU
The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must
be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to
ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the
Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at
936-261-1730 or email@example.com should you need assistance with the online
Background Check Requirements:
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal
history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's
verification of credentials and/or other information required by the
institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history
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