Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematical Sciences

Indiana, United States
Competitive Salary
Oct 26, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Purdue University Fort Wayne invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor for the Spring 2021 semester. Applicants for this position should hold or expect to have completed a Ph.D. in mathematical sciences or related field by Spring 2021. The expected teaching load is 12 credit hours. The salary and fringe benefits are competitive. The Department includes faculty in mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, and mathematics education. It offers MS in Mathematics, Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics, and BS programs in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, and Data Science and Applied Statistics. Preference will be given to candidates in research areas compatible with current faculty research interests and the department’s teaching needs. The Department is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including research, teaching, and service/engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities,

and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Candidates invited to a campus interview should prepare a 45-60 minutes instructional student presentation.


Purdue University Fort Wayne (PFW) is the largest university in northeast Indiana, offering 25 graduate and over 100 prestigious Purdue University undergraduate degrees and certificates. More than 10,000 students of diverse ages, races and nationalities belong to the Purdue University Fort Wayne family. We seek to develop and nurture that diversity by maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fostering tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect. The 688-acre campus in Fort Wayne is home to over 8,000 degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Through Purdue University Fort Wayne’s partnerships with area high schools, more than 2,000 high school students take dual-credit courses, simultaneously earning both high school and college credits. Purdue University Fort Wayne is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Learn more about us at


Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, 1-2 page teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference (at least one addressing your teaching) to:


Questions should be directed to:


Applications received by November 8, 2020, will receive full consideration.  Employment is contingent on contingent on available funding and a satisfactory background records check.

PFW is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.