Job Details

Weber State University
  • Position Number: 2661286
  • Location: Ogden, UT
  • Position Type: Mathematics


University Faculty Applied Mathematics


Requisition Number: F00225P: Mathematics

Job Description:
The Department of Mathematics at Weber State University (WSU) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Applied Mathematics starting July 1, 2022. The successful candidate will be appointed as an Assistant Professor and must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. The candidate will be expected to teach upper level applied mathematics courses to help support the engineering programs at WSU, such as differential equations, linear algebra, and multi-variable calculus. In addition, teaching lower-division mathematics courses will be required, depending on departmental needs. The successful candidate should be capable of establishing an active and sustained research program that could incorporate undergraduate students. We seek an individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills, a record of teaching excellence, a demonstrated commitment to high-quality research that in part involves undergraduates, and an ability to link their research program to their teaching agenda.

Job Duties:


Required Qualifications:
A PhD or equivalent in applied mathematics or mathematics is required (or will be granted by the beginning of employment).

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred qualifications include knowledge and ability in statistics or data science/analytics and a willingness to establish cooperative course(s) in quantitative literacy with other departments.



Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays.

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Open Date: 11/22/2021
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Notes to Applicants:
The position comes with a generous benefits package. To apply, complete the online application, attach a cover letter, statements of research plans and teaching philosophy, a CV, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Additionally, three letters of reference which address the candidates qualifications for this position with at least one letter commenting on the candidates teaching ability and/or experience, must be mailed or emailed by the authors to: Dr. Sandra Fital-Akelbek, Chair, Department of Mathematics, Weber State University, 1415 Edvalson St., Dept. 2517, Ogden, UT 84408-2517 (sfitalakelbek@weber.edu). Review of candidates will begin on January 10, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.

Weber State University is an AA/EO employer and complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. WSU respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Weber State University is a primarily undergraduate teaching institution located at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains in Ogden, Utah. Abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation, including skiing, camping, hiking, fishing and hunting may be found nearby. Ogden also is a cultural mecca in northern Utah, and numerous cultural and recreation activities are also available in nearby Salt Lake City. More information about the Department may be found at www.weber.edu/mathematics, and more information about the Ogden area may be found at www.visitogden.com.

Physical Activity of this position: Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or consistently to move objects, including the human body. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing only occasionally if ever.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

To apply, visit https://jobs.weber.edu/postings/15144

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