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Assistant Professor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Candidates must apply online at Wichita.edu/wsujobs to apply for the position. Completed applications should include application letter, curriculum vita, statements about teaching and research; and, have three references send letters by October 30, 2017 to: Stephen W. Brady, Search Committee Chair Wichita State University Department of Mathematics, Statistics & Physics 1845 Fairmount St Wichita, KS 67260-0033 email: brady@math.wichita.edu fax: 316-978-3748

Position Information

Position Details

Posting Number 17-00251-UP/FA Post
Position Title Assistant Professor
Position Number 998139
Full-Time/Part-Time? Full Time
Summary of Responsibilities

*Teach mathematics courses-undergraduate and graduate
*Conduct research.
*Perform faculty service to the department, college and/or university

Minimum Education
  • Ph.D in Mathematics or equivalent
Minimum Experience
  • Prior experience teaching university mathematics courses.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Active in research and strong research potential.
  • Ability to participate in/contribute to doctoral program.
  • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Successful experience with diverse populations.
  • Willingness to accommodate a variety of learning styles and strategies in
    instructional delivery and learning activities, including online and blended
    learning, flexible teaching methods, and applied learning approaches.
Required Licenses, Certificates & Registrations
Additional Information

All candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully educate and empower a diverse student population.

Location WSU Main Campus

Salary Information

Proposed Salary or Hourly Rate Negotiable
Benefits Eligible? Yes

Position Description Information

Preferred Education
Preferred Experience
  • Preference given to research area in Applied Mathematics/Numerical Analysis or Geometry.
  • Research area compatible with faculty research interests
  • Successful classroom teaching experience
  • Progress toward establishing a strong research record
  • Expectation of developing externally funded research grants
Regular Hours of Work
Environmental Factors

Walking outside to classes in all types of weather.
Lab chemicals/radiation stored in building basement.

Proposed Job Duties

Responsibility / Duty

Teaching

Importance (E) Essential
Percentage 50
Responsibility / Duty

Research

Importance (E) Essential
Percentage 40
Responsibility / Duty

Service to the department.

Importance (E) Essential
Percentage 10

Physical Demands

Physical Requirements - Physical Activity

Activity Hearing
Frequency Daily
Activity Vision - Peripheral
Frequency Daily
Activity Vision - Straight Ahead
Frequency Daily
Activity Visual Acuity - Near
Frequency Daily
Activity Vocal Ability
Frequency Daily
Activity Grasping
Frequency Daily

Physical Requirements - Weight Activity

Activity (weight) Carrying
Frequency Daily
Weight

20 pounds

Other Physical Requirements

Other Physical Requirements
Explain Physical Job Requirements

Requisition

Requisition Details

Department

Mathematics, Statistics & Physics

Posting date 09/11/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled? No
Proposed Start Date 08/12/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates must apply online at Wichita.edu/wsujobs to apply for the position. Completed applications should include application letter, curriculum vita, statements about teaching and research; and, have three references send letters by October 30, 2017 to:
Stephen W. Brady, Search Committee Chair
Wichita State University
Department of Mathematics, Statistics & Physics
1845 Fairmount St
Wichita, KS 67260-0033
email: brady@math.wichita.edu
fax: 316-978-3748

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Philosophy
Optional Documents