Assistant Professor in Mathematics
Penn State Behrend invites applications for a tenure-line faculty
position in pure mathematics at the Assistant Professor rank to
begin August, 2022. Responsibilities will include teaching both
lower- and upper-division undergraduate courses in mathematics,
commensurate with education and experience. Typically, the base
teaching load for tenured and tenure-track faculty is 18 credits
per academic year with the potential for some variation.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics by the start date. At
least one year of undergraduate teaching experience is
Duties also include maintaining an active research program in pure
mathematics, with components which are accessible to undergraduate
research students. Faculty members are expected to promote and
advance Penn State Behrend's commitment to both teaching and
scholarship, to the holistic development of students, and to
principles of respect, diversity, and inclusiveness.
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partnership with the Magee Women's Research Institute), Great Lakes
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universities in the region, including Penn State Behrend.
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All applicants must apply online and submit five documents:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae including names and contact information for
- Copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts
- One page teaching philosophy
- One- to two-page research statement summarizing proposed
research, including a brief explanation of its suitability for an
Application materials received before December 13, 2021 will
receive primary consideration. Position is open until filled.
Employment will require successful completion of background
check(s) in accordance with University policies.
Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/Penn-State-Erie-The-Behrend-College/Assistant-Professor-in-Mathematics_REQ_0000021445
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