Faculty Searches

The Department is seeking applicants for tenure track faculty positions to begin in August 2021. 

Assistant Professor -- Mathematics

Successful candidates will hold a PhD in mathematics or a closely related area with a minimum of 18 graduate hours of mathematics content coursework.

The duties of this position include teaching undergraduate courses supporting the Mathematics major and the quantitative literacy goal in general education, as well as teaching graduate courses in mathematics and/or statistics at the master’s level; establishing and maintaining an active program of research or other scholarly activities; and participating in service activities. Additional duties may include advising students, developing curricula, and teaching hybrid or online courses. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in teaching differential equations, mathematical modeling, numerical methods, and/or operations research.  [more details (pdf)]

Screening will begin on January 4, 2021

To Apply:  http://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/26767

Assistant Professor – Mathematics Education

Preference will be given to candidates who hold an earned doctorate in mathematics education, but consideration will be given to applicants with a doctorate in statistics education or mathematical sciences with demonstrated expertise in Mathematics Education. All candidates must have completed a minimum of 18 graduate hours in mathematics coursework

The duties of this position include teaching undergraduate courses supporting Secondary Education Mathematics majors and the quantitative literacy goal in general education, as well as teaching a first mathematics course for Elementary Education majors and graduate courses related to mathematics education; establishing and maintaining an active program of scholarship; and participating in service activities. Additional duties include obtaining and maintaining North Carolina teaching licensure, observing student teachers, advising majors, professional development for teachers, and developing curricula.  Course delivery may include face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats. [more details (pdf)]

Screening will begin on December 14, 2020

To Apply:  http://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/26768

These positions are based on enrollment and are subject to available funding.

About Us

These individuals will join a department of 29 existing tenure track faculty and more than 20 lecturers who…

  • Engage in scholarly endeavors encompassing actuarial science and both pure and applied mathematics and statistics,  as well as mathematics and statistics education.
  • Teach courses for quantitative literacy-general education; the BA, BS, and MA degrees in Mathematics; the BS in Actuarial Science; and undergraduate certificates in Sports Analytics and Data Science.
  • Provide outreach and service within the university, state, region, and nation.

Tenure-track faculty teach 18 hours split between Fall and Spring semesters each academic year, with opportunities to teach additional courses in summer session. Scholarship is defined broadly, including externally validated products beyond traditional research publications.

Housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department graduates approximately 50 undergraduates and 10 graduate students each year, all of whom complete a project with a faculty mentor, providing many opportunities to engage students in scholarly endeavors.

Located in the High Country of North Carolina at an elevation of 3333 feet in the Town of Boone, our winters are snowy and our summers are mild. Outdoor activities include skiing, hiking, and more. Between the University and the community, we have a lively arts scene with varied music and art events, including the annual Appalachian Summer Festival.

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