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Assistant Professor Tenure Track

Preferred Diversity Focus
Missouri State University
Springfield, Missouri, United States (on-site)
23 days ago


The Department of Mathematics in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences at Missouri State University seeks a tenure-track (9-month) Assistant Professor. The ideal candidate will have a well-defined research program in applied mathematics, be able to complement a new program in Data Science, be committed to innovative teaching, and have post-doctoral experience.

Duties: The teaching of mathematics courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level; curriculum development; engaging in research leading to peer-reviewed publications; supervising student research/projects; service to the Department of Mathematics, College of Natural and Applied Science, Missouri State University, and the local/regional community and the profession.


Applicants must have (or anticipate completion by August 2024) a doctoral degree in applied mathematics or mathematics with an emphasis in Data Science. Applicants must exhibit strong potential for research, evidence of excellence in teaching, a commitment to service and professional activities, and effective oral and written communication skills. Applicants must also demonstrate a desire and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds and this needs to be indicated in the letter of application.

All applicants must submit the following in the electronic employment application: cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement of research plan, copies of recent preprints/publications, contact information for 3-5 professional references.

 Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense and submission of official transcripts.

 Screening of applications begins November 1, 2023 and continues until the position is filled.

 Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. We encourage applications from all academically qualified people interested in educational opportunities, regardless of the applicant’s race, ethnicity, sex, veteran’s status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

 If any questions arise, contact:

Dr. Matthew Wright, Chair, Mathematics Search Committee

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70664673
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Springfield, Missouri, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Missouri State University
  • Position Title: Assistant Professor Tenure Track
  • Employer Type: Academic: College/University
  • Area of Interest: Applied Mathematics
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D
  • Min Experience: None
  • Required Travel: None

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