The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2024. The successful candidate is expected to teach 12 hours per semester, including general education courses, mathematics courses, and graduate level courses; establish a record of scholarship and publication; and contribute to departmental, college, and university service.
New faculty will be given a one-course reduction for two semesters of their first two years of the appointment.
The successful applicant will present evidence of the potential for teaching excellence in general education courses, mathematics courses, and graduate level courses; the potential to establish a scholarship program; and the potential to contribute to the department in terms of service such as advising and recruiting.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or ABD in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or a related area from a regionally (SACS, Middle States, North Central, etc.) accredited or internationally recognized institution, by the start of employment. Preference will be given to candidates with training in pure or applied mathematics with experience teaching general education courses.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of graduate and undergraduate academic transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, and contact information of at least three professional references. In addition, the cover letter should describe the candidate’s reasons for applying to EKU and demonstrate a commitment to a learning environment that fosters access, equal opportunity, dignity, respect, and inclusion for all people.
Review of application materials will begin January 16, 2024, and continue until the position is filled.