Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences

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Mathematical Sciences

Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences

Ball State University


Ball State University’s Department of Mathematical Sciences is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Mathematical Sciences, beginning August 14, 2020. The length of the probationary period, normally seven years, may be reduced for the exceptional candidate. Specific duties as a faculty member include teaching content and methodology for prospective and in-service teachers at the elementary, middle school and secondary levels; scholarship; service.


Minimum qualifications:  Doctorate in mathematics education from an accredited institution, by date of appointment; current or previous teaching licensure or certification; at least two years of K-12 teaching experience.


Employer will consider sponsorship.


Preferred qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher in mathematical science; experience or interest in teaching through distance education; experience working in a culturally diverse academic environment.


Apply online at:  Include the following documents with your application: 

In the Applicant Documents section:

Upload Required Documents -

1. Cover Letter addressed to Kay Roebuck.

2. Curriculum vitae which includes the names of three references who would be able to submit letters addressing your qualifications including at least one of which substantially addresses your teaching ability and performance.

3. Research Summary.

Upload Optional Documents -

1. Additional materials supporting excellence in teaching and/or research under “Other”. (Note that only one document may be uploaded. Therefore, if you desire to upload multiple documents in this section, you will need to combine them into a single PDF prior to the upload.)

2. The option to upload up to three (3) letters of recommendation is also available.


Although the option to upload copies of transcripts is available in the application, an official, original transcript showing the highest related degree earned is required at time of hire (even if obtained at Ball State University).  Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire. 


Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through November 16, 2019.


Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus.  Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.


The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.


The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.  For further information regarding benefits please visit:


Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Friday, October 18, 2019
Contact Name: 
Kay Roebuck
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