Assistant Professor of Practice in Mathematics

Updated: about 12 hours ago
Location: West Lafayette, INDIANA
Deadline: 05 Feb 2021
The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for two appointments as Professor of Practice in Mathematics to begin August 2021. These appointments will be at the level of Assistant Professor of Practice.

These positions are non-tenure track faculty positions with multi-year contracts, a promotion track, and a focus on undergraduate teaching and course administration. Duties will typically include teaching 5 courses each academic year, including teaching and administering large-lecture courses. Successful applicants will have a record of excellence in teaching, particularly at the level of calculus, have the ability to teach a range of courses in the undergraduate curriculum, have enthusiasm for teaching and interaction with students, and have experience in course management software and online homework systems. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related field. For more information about our department, see

Professors of Practice faculty will be actively involved in departmental activities and have professional development opportunities. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Applications should be submitted online through and should include (1) the AMS cover sheet for academic employment, (2) a cover letter, (3) diversity statement, (4) a curriculum vitae, (5) a research statement, (6) a teaching statement, and (7) at least four letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications. In addition, for purposes of equity, to be considered for the position, applicants will also need to create a profile including voluntary demographic data at: . Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through Direct all inquiries to All applications received by December 7, 2020 will be given full consideration.

Purdue University's Department of Mathematics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. A background check will be required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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