Assistant Professor Applied Mathematics (Public May Apply)


Code: 11588 Posted: 03/01/2016

Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics (Tenure - Track)
College of Natural and Health Sciences
University of Wisconsin Parkside

The Department of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Wisconsin Parkside invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics beginning Fall 2016.

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Primary responsibilities include: teaching, scholarly research, advising students majoring in Mathematics, and participating in departmental/campus/community/professional service.

The incumbent will have a teaching load of 24 credits per academic year in the core courses of the Mathematics major and minor, and in upper division electives. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching undergraduate mathematics and developing online mathematics courses. The candidates is expected to establish and maintain an active research program involving undergraduates.


Excellent communication skills
Ability to effectively teach undergraduate mathematics courses
Ability to develop online mathematics courses
Ability to participate and enhance mathematics attainment in K-12 setting
Interest in teaching a diverse student population
Ability to work in the United States
Ability to effectively engage undergraduate students in research programs



  • PhD in Mathematics for consideration at the Assistant Professor rank, or All but Dissertation (ABD) status will be considered for a one-year appointment as a Lecturer with potential conversion to tenure track Assistant Professor if terminal degree is completed by May 2017.
  • Teaching experience at a college/university level by the time of appointment
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States


  • Experience in teaching introductory mathematics courses
  • Experience developing online mathematics courses
  • Experience enhancing student's mathematics attainment in K-12
  • Experience teaching a diverse student population
  • Currently engaged in an active research program 


Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

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STEP 3: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Letter of application specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Research statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of reference and two additional references with complete contact information
  • Academic transcripts (may be unofficial at application stage)

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Applications should be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, 2016.


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:

Nicole Ryan
Office: (262) 595-2316


A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University's primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at


Contact Name: Nicole Ryan

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2316

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