Instructor of Mathematics or Statistics, Mathematics and Statistics

Missouri, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 17, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

PRIMARY DUTY: One faculty position in Mathematics or Statistics within the Mathematics and Statistics Department at the Instructor level with the option to teach summer courses as needed. Ideal candidate will have teaching experience in mathematics and/or statistics (including online teaching experience).



  1. Effectively teach courses in mathematics, statistics, and/or related classes at the undergraduate level.
  2. Advise students in these areas
  3. Participate in service and student support activities
  4. Be willing to work as a team on teaching and department activities
  5. Perform other duties as assigned.



      Education: Master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, mathematics education or related field and a minimum of 18 graduate hours of mathematics coursework.

      Skills: Ability to teach undergraduate courses in mathematics, statistics, and/or related areas


WORKING CONDITIONS: Typical classroom, mathematics lab, and office conditions with student focused office hours required  


EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS USED:  Typical classroom and office equipment       


 TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Ability to complete classroom functions and lift up to 20 pounds


COMMUNITY: Northwest Missouri State University is located in Maryville, Missouri, a community of 12,000 with a diverse economy and a strong industrial base. Maryville is located 45 miles north of St. Joseph, Missouri, and 90 miles north of Kansas City, Missouri. For more information visit the city’s website at


UNIVERSITY: With an enrollment of more than 7,200 students, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location at the Northland Innovation Center and through Northwest Online.


Founded in 1905, Northwest places a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart on their careers. Students have opportunities to build their résumés with experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, including the Horace Mann Laboratory SchoolNational Public Radio affiliate KXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Area or Knacktive, a student-driven integrated digital marketing communications agency.


The University is a national model for student success and career placement. In addition, 96 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and 99 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data. Zippia, a career website, names Northwest the best college in Missouri for getting a job.


Furthermore, its vibrant and diverse learning community offers more than 150 student organizations, and textbooks and a laptop are included in tuition, which is among the lowest in the nation, saving students an estimated $7,200 over four years. Northwest also offers 1,200 student employment positions, allowing students to build professional skills through its internationally benchmarked student employment program. Designated the Missouri Arboretum, the Northwest campus was named one of the “50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S.”


For more information about Northwest and its performance, visit


COLLEGE: The College of Arts and Sciences is comprised of five departments and 16 academic areas, offering 104 different majors and minors programs. The College is the home of the Northwest Core and serves all students across campus, regardless of their major. For more information visit our website at


DEPARTMENT: The Mathematics and Statistics Department has 14 full-time faculty members with several undergraduate programs, including comprehensive and non-comprehensive majors in mathematics (with the option of an emphasis in Data Sciences) and mathematics education and minors in the same. There are three graduate programs: M.S.Ed Teaching: Mathematics, M.S.Ed. Elementary Mathematics, and M.S. Mathematics. Courses are taught in a variety of formats, encouraging an active learning instructional paradigm. More details are available on the department website at


APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search committee will begin review of applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. 


DATE AVAILABLE: August 9, 2021


TO APPLY: Please fill out a Northwest application online by clicking to reach our employment opportunities listing. You will also need to submit the application materials listed below in order for them to be complete. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or e-mail for more information.


APPLICATION MATERIALS: Letter of application describing your teaching experience and suitability for this position, a statement of teaching philosophy, current resume, copies of teaching evaluation reports, copies of transcripts, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references



      Dr. Brian Haile, Search Committee Chair

      Northwest Missouri State University

      Department of Mathematics and Statistics

      Maryville, MO  64468