Assistant or Associate Professor - Mathematics

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 036900 - Mathematics & Statistics
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

Teaching, service, and research in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Salary Grade:  UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

Please see the departmental website at

Area of Specialization:


Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2024

Tenure Track Status:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses. Develop a substantial research program. Provide direction and effective leadership for M.S. and Ph.D. students. Engage in departmental, university, and scientific community service functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctoral degree, or a doctoral degree expected no later than July 2024 in Mathematics. Demonstrated success in research and a commitment to effective graduate and undergraduate teaching.

Rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Focus in discrete mathematics and applied/computational mathematics.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter and current curriculum vitae with detailed research accomplishments.

For full consideration, please also submit a summary of research plans and teaching philosophy, a completed AMS Standard Cover Sheet ( and three letters of recommendation through addressed to Chair, Mathematics Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mississippi State MS 39762. One of the letters of recommendation should address the candidate's teaching.
To be considered for a higher rank, please include evidence of experience in directing theses and dissertations.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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