Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics

Mount Mercy University is seeking an assistant/associate professor in mathematics.

Position Summary

Mount Mercy University seeks qualified applicants for a full-time tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics beginning in August 2024. We seek a student-centered, enthusiastic, collaborative, and innovative colleague.

The ideal applicant will hold a Ph.D. in Mathematics or other closely related discipline. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include teaching a wide range of undergraduate courses in mathematics with the possibility of teaching data science courses. Excellence in teaching is a top priority for this position.

Faculty are expected to teach approximately 7 courses per academic year (21 hours). Tenure-track faculty must engage in scholarship, which is widely defined in the context of a liberal arts institution, including research with undergraduate students. Other responsibilities include undergraduate advising, curriculum development, and service to the institution.

The successful candidate must demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission. Mount Mercy University is a Catholic, coeducational University founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1928, enrolling approximately 1500 students. The University offers a variety of liberal arts, professional, accelerated, and graduate degree programs. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths or none and is committed to excellence in education and community service. Sponsorship for exceptional candidates will be considered. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately. Qualified candidates should send a: (a) cover letter, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) college transcripts, (d) the names and contact information for three professional references, (e) a statement of teaching philosophy, and (f) a statement of research interests including how they may apply to undergraduate students at a baccalaureate institution. Submissions must be emailed as PDF attachments to with the subject line, “Math Faculty.” Only application materials emailed to this address will be considered. The review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Mount Mercy is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke-free environment.