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Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 Saint Paul Avenue, Lincoln, NE, USA

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Faculty Jobs
Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Nebraska Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship of Mathematics, beginning August 2024. Prior to accepting the position, candidates will have the opportunity to discuss with the Provost the possibility of extending the duration to two years.

Nebraska Wesleyan University is a liberal arts university of approximately 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students in Lincoln, Nebraska. Nebraska Wesleyan University places high value on personal attention to students. We seek candidates who have demonstrated effectiveness in teaching undergraduate mathematics. NWU will not be offering international sponsorship for employment at this time.

NWU offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits plan including Health, Vision, Dental, Life, Disability, Retirement, paid Sabbatical leave, and 100% undergraduate tuition discount for tax dependents after one year of service.


This position is open to all areas of specialization in Mathematics or Statistics. Faculty are expected to teach a variety of lower- and upper-level mathematics courses.


* Master's or Doctoral degree in Mathematics or Statistics

* Evidence of effective teaching of a variety of mathematics and/or statistics courses

* Strong commitment to student-centered active learning and student engagement activities

* Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituents

Commitment to Diversity:

Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University's mission and we embrace it as a source of strength. Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they are able to enhance and embrace this University core value in a diversity statement submitted as part of their application materials.

Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE.

How to Apply: Nebraska Wesleyan University is not accepting application materials through Please instead submit the following materials to For full consideration, applications must be uploaded by May 3, 2024.

    Cover letter (1-2 pages) addressed to Dr. Austin Mohr describing your interest in teaching at Nebraska Wesleyan University and your qualifications for this positionStatement of teaching philosophy (help us understand a typical day in one of your courses)Statement of your commitment to diversity and inclusion, particularly addressing how this influences your teachingTelephone numbers and email addresses of three references who can address the quality of your teaching


Working at Nebraska Wesleyan University

Since our founding in 1887, Nebraska Wesleyan University has both grown and remained steadfast to a liberal arts education in a Christian environment. Nebraska Wesleyan University is considered one of the strongest institutions of its kind in the Midwest, and has been continuously accredited since 1914.

NWU at a Glance

  • Founded in 1887
  • Located in the University Place neighborhood of northeast Lincoln, NE
  • Approximately 1,600 undergraduates, 225 graduate students and 275 adult learners
  • 53 majors, 41 minors, 18 pre-professional programs
  • 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 75 student organizations
  • Seven Greek chapters
  • Thriving study abroad and service learning programming

Mission Statement

Nebraska Wesleyan University is an academic community dedicated to intellectual and personal growth within the context of a liberal arts education and in an environment of Christian concern.

Nebraska Wesleyan was founded by Nebraska Methodists and actively maintains its relation to The United Methodist Church. The University reflects the Judeo Christian tradition in its efforts to integrate questions about meaning and value with the pursuit of learning and understanding.

The University is committed to excellence of academic endeavor and to learning as a lifelong process. The curricula and programs are designed to assist students in gaining and expanding knowledge and skills, in developing their competence in rational thought and communication, in broadening their perspectives on humanity and culture, and in enhancing their spiritual, physical, emotional, and aesthetic resources.

Nebraska Wesleyan intends that its students develop a sense of individual worth and become useful and serving members of the human community.

Approved by the Board of Governors – February 8, 1979
Reaffirmed by the Board of Governors – May 12, 2000

Statement of Vision
Nebraska Wesleyan University will be an outstanding national liberal arts university, where the educational experience transforms each student to lead a life of learning, service, leadership, and success in a diverse world.

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