Open Rank Professor of Mathematics

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University of Pikeville

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in Mathematics starting August 2023. The position's focus will be to provide dynamic teaching and support for the University's Mathematics program at the University, a school of opportunity known for supporting students at every juncture of their education and beyond.

This faculty member's primary responsibility will be to teach mathematics courses to students in their first and second years. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications. Applicants must have a solid commitment to teaching in a small university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning. 

An ideal applicant will possess a passion for excellence in teaching. The position's teaching responsibilities will include mathematics courses for majors and non-majors. A graduate degree in mathematics, teaching mathematics, or a related area with a minimum of 18 hours of graduate work in mathematics is required. Teaching experience in mathematics is expected.

The University of Pikeville strives to serve students – 35% of whom are first-generation, 99% of whom receive some form of financial aid, and 18% of whom are non-white at the undergraduate level – by making learning accessible and affordable. One of the University’s signature initiatives is Open Educational Resources, which offers no-cost course materials and reduces the economic burden on students and families. The College of Arts and Sciences uses flexible delivery modes, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online course offerings and programs. In addition to seeking candidates who are committed to values of educational access and flexibility, the College will take a close look at candidates who are committed to innovative teaching and active learning. The University has a robust mentorship program and multiple other support programs to help new faculty connect and succeed.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, and dependent care accounts.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students.

The University of Pikeville is a comprehensive institution made up of five colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, Coleman College of Business, College of Nursing and Human Services, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Kentucky College of Optometry, with a College of Dental Health to begin in the fall 2024. For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit and

Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of their transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement that includes ways diversity principles inform the candidate’s teaching, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Contact Name: 
Brittany Tackett