Faculty Search 2023

The Department of Mathematics at Marshall University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence in Fall 2023. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, or a closely related field prior to the start date of the position.

The department seeks a candidate who will be prepared to pursue research and creative activities in the mathematical sciences, both independently and with students. Requirements for tenure include peer-reviewed publications and grant applications. In addition to demonstrating strong potential for research, candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate student research.

The ideal candidate would be an excellent, student-centered instructor with the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in at least one of the following areas:

real analysis, numerical analysis, differential equations, combinatorics, statistics, biostatistics, data science, and other courses across the department’s curricula.

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Application Information

Application materials consist of

  • a cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of research focus
  • teaching philosophy
  • list of three referees with contact information
  • unofficial transcripts

Candidates who are invited for interviews must have their official undergraduate and graduate transcripts sent by their degree-granting institutions prior to the interview date. Official transcripts should be mailed to: Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, Marshall University, l John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755.

Marshall University is an AA/EEO employer and is committed to the diversity of its workforce.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022 and will continue until position is filled.

General Information

Requirements for tenure include peer-reviewed publications and grant applications. In addition to demonstrating strong potential for research, candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate student research.

The full time teaching load for pre-tenured active researchers is two to three courses per semester. One reference letter should address teaching potential.

The department offers two undergraduate degrees BS Mathematics and BS Statistics. The department has small graduate program with an MA in mathematics and an area of emphasis in statistics. Most courses in the MA program are joint upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses. The MA program offers occasional evening courses, in a planned rotation, and hybrid courses, with a mix of in person and virtual students.

Marshall University is a student-centered research university, R2 Carnegie classification, of around 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students, located in Huntington, WV. Many students are first generation students, commuters, or non-traditional students. In your cover letter, please include a description of how you would support these students or other types of diversity.

The Department also seeks a candidate who will participate in University, College, and Department committees, and who will contribute to the University’s general education curriculum with its emphasis on core curriculum courses that enhance student’s critical thinking, and the College’s support of interdisciplinary programs of study.

Employer/Jobsite: Marshall University, 1 John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755.

For further information, please visit the Department of Mathematics or contact the search committee Chair at mathsearch@marshall.edu.

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Marshall University
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Huntington, WV 25755

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