Job Summary/Basic Function
The Department of Mathematics at Millersville University welcomes
applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor Specializing
in Algebraic Geometry or Algebraic Topology (Beginning August 2022
The person selected will teach upper level undergraduate courses in
pure mathematics including but not limited to geometry, abstract
algebra, and number theory, as well as introductory mathematics
courses, to engage in scholarly activity, advise majors and assist
with operation of the department through service on departmental
and university committees. Actual assignments will depend upon
department needs and may include courses offered in the day,
evening and/or weekend. Classes should be conducted through
multifaceted teaching strategies for face-to-face classroom
delivery and/or web-enhanced or web-based formats. Faculty are
expected, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement Article 4, to
engage in professional responsibilities such as curriculum
development and update, learning outcomes assessment for courses
and programs, and participating in department, college and
university meetings and workshops. There is also an expectation for
faculty to mentor undergraduate students in scholarly research or
other high-impact practices, as appropriate.
A complete application comprises the following:
- A cover letter summarizing how the applicant’s education and
experience match the required qualifications of the position.
- A current curriculum vitae.
- Copies of registrar-issued unofficial transcripts for all
degrees conferred and in progress (the successful candidate will be
required to provide registrar-issued official transcripts from the
issuing institution(s) directly to the Provost’s Office by the
- Three current letters of reference, (applicant to submit names,
addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of individuals who
will be contacted to upload current letters of reference directly
to a confidential website). ( These must include at least two
current letters of recommendation attesting to recent teaching
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are
encouraged to submit their application materials far enough in
advance of the closing date to allow time for their references to
respond. If you choose to provide additional documentation, please
upload these items as optional documents.
Please do not link your application to the position until you have
uploaded all of the required documents and any optional documents
you want to provide. You will not be able to change the materials
submitted or upload any new additional materials, after the
application process has been completed and you receive a
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- Ph.D. in mathematics with expertise in algebraic geometry or
algebraic topology completed by the date of appointment.
- Broad academic record/training in pure mathematics including
but not limited to geometry and abstract algebra.
- Evidence of strong commitment to excellence in teaching (
supported by at least two current letters of recommendation
attesting to recent teaching effectiveness ).
- Evidence of capacity/potential for continued scholarly
- Must be interested in involving undergraduate students in
- Evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity and
- Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication
- Successful interview.
- Successful teaching demonstration.
- Successful completion of three background checks.
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness.
- Preparation and/or experience in teaching pure mathematics
courses including but not limited to geometry, abstract algebra,
and number theory, as well as introductory mathematics
- Demonstrated commitment to scholarly activity in
- Potential for service or contributing to the department’s