Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Mount Mercy University is a Catholic, coeducational University founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1928 enrolling approximately 1800 students.  The University offers a variety of liberal arts, professional, accelerated and graduate degree programs on a picturesque campus overlooking the city.

Mount Mercy University’s Department of Natural and Applied Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2015.  Responsibilities include instruction of diverse undergraduate courses for mathematics majors, K - 12 education majors with mathematics endorsements, actuarial science, and non-majors. Responsibilities also include: advising students, mentoring undergraduate research, engaging in scholarship, and serving on university committees. Some evening hours may occur.

Successful candidates will have a broad background in mathematics and proven teaching skills. A PhD in Mathematics or a related field is required for a tenure-track position, and there is an expectation of scholarship with undergraduate students. The successful candidate will also be expected to support STEM initiatives, especially for women.

The successful candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for four references, a statement of teaching philosophy as it applies to undergraduate mathematics students at a baccalaureate institution, and a research statement as it applies to undergraduate math students.  Submissions must be emailed as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat attachments to: with the subject line, "Mathematics Faculty."  Only application materials emailed to this address will be considered.  Application materials submitted on paper will not be reviewed. The review process will begin March 30, 2015.

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