Assistant Teaching Professor / Mathematics & Statistics, 55547

UMKC Volker Campus
Apr 09, 2021
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant Teaching Professor / Mathematics & Statistics, 55547
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36254
Hiring Department

The College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Job Description

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position in Mathematics effective August 2021. This position is responsible for teaching four courses per semester. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in service activities such as curriculum development, online course development, student recruiting, program assessment, project development, program leadership, and committee leadership. Preference will be given to individuals who have demonstrated commitment to excellence in college teaching and with expertise both in theoretical and applied mathematics. The department is investing in programs and career paths related to data science, actuarial science, and math education.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related field and successful teaching experience at college level.

Preferred Qualifications

We are particularly interested in student-centered, innovative, and energetic candidates who can work effectively with both incoming freshmen and mathematics majors. The successful candidate is expected to teach a broad range of undergraduate mathematics courses both online and in-person. Ability to work with and engage diverse students and colleagues within and outside the Department is expected. Experience in engaging students and keeping their interest in the classroom is a plus in this position.

Full Time/Part Time

Full-time, benefit-eligible ranked academic postion to start in Fall 2021


Negotiable competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Deadline

Review of applications begins on May 8, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

Application Instructions

All applications must be received throught the UMKC recruiting portal. To apply, please combine all application materials (cover letter, full curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document with a maximum size of 11MB and upload online at as your resume attachment. Limit the document name to 50 characters and do not include any special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.). Please also arrange for the three official letters of reference to be sent to Chair, Search Committee via email to [email protected] More than one of the letters must address teaching. We encourage applicants to include evidence of effective teaching, such as teaching evaluations, in their application. For more information about the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and UMKC, please visit


The University of Missouri-Kansas City is a public research institution, situated at the heart of a thriving and diverse urban area, with a strong economy, a buzzing culture and arts scene, excellent schools, numerous recreational amenities, and affordable cost of living. We especially encourage applications from candidates who will contribute, through their teaching and service, to the diversity and excellence of UMKC and the broader STEM community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


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