Teaching Assistant Professor - Mathematics

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Vacancy TypeNon-Tenure-Track FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleTeaching Assistant Professor - MathematicsSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with Education and ExperiencePosition Number00001151Work ScheduleM-F, VariesFull Time Equivalent (FTE)1.00Department170301 - MathematicsDepartmentMathematicsJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

In the Department of Mathematics at NC State University, a long tradition of excellent teaching and a supportive environment for students are paired with cutting-edge research across a broad spectrum of mathematics and its applications. Many members of the department participate in interdisciplinary programs and research groups on campus and in the broader Research Triangle community. Research strengths of the Department include the core mathematical areas of algebra, topology, and geometry, especially their connections to combinatorics, symbolic computation, and mathematical physics; core areas of applied mathematics, including matrix analysis, numerical analysis, scientific computation, probability, optimal control, ordinary, partial, and stochastic differential equations, and dynamical systems; and applications of mathematics to biology, finance, and industrial problems. Annual research funding exceeds $3 million, and supports numerous research assistantships for undergraduate and graduate students. More information about the department can be found at http:\\www.math.sciences.ncsu.edu.

Essential Job Duties

Primary responsibilities are to teach up to three courses (undergraduate and/or graduate level) per semester and to carry out creative and innovative service and scholarly activity related to teaching. The teaching load could be reduced in a given semester, depending upon service and scholarly activity related to teaching. The position offers the opportunity for continuing participation in the candidate’s choice of education projects, such as the creation of on-line courses, curriculum development, course coordination, distance education program, student mentoring etc. This position provides an excellent opportunity for mathematicians with a strong interest in developing a long-term career in effective teaching at a major research university. The initial appointment is for three years. Based on overall performance, the position is renewable, and promotions in rank are possible.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.

Minimum Education/Experience

Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.

Departmental Required Skills

Experience in, and a continued commitment to, effective teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels; and demonstrated potential for effective communication and collaboration.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

PhD in the mathematical sciences

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Application review will begin October 15, 2019, all applications submitted while the position is still posted will be given full consideration.

We strongly encourage applicants to submit:

  • Contact Information for References
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement that addresses how they may have developed or anticipate developing a welcoming and inclusive environment in their classroom and describes other diversity and inclusion initiatives (Other Document 1)
  • Teaching statement
    &* Three letters of recommendation

For questions concerning the position, contact [email protected]

Job Open Date07/26/2019Anticipated Closing DateIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date08/16/2020AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other" for the previous question, please provide the source you learned about this opportunity from.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Contact Information for References
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document (1)
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3




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Posted: 10/17/2019
Application Due: 11/1/2019
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