Assistant Professor in Mathematics

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Campus City:
Erie, PA
Date Announced:
11/04/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
91818
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Behrend
Department:
School of Science

Description

Penn State Behrend invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in mathematics at the assistant professor level to begin August 2020. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research, and must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics or related field at the time of appointment. Applicants must have at least two years of teaching experience, and must be capable of teaching courses at multiple levels of an undergraduate mathematics curriculum and across multiple formats, including an upper-level numerical analysis sequence. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research program in an area of applied mathematics, with potential to mentor undergraduate research students. Penn State Behrend is a four-year undergraduate and graduate college of Penn State University with 4,700 students in four schools; science, engineering, business and humanities and social science. The School of Science offers B.S. degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics, mathematics education, nursing, physics, and environmental science. Erie Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie’s Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. There are five colleges in the Erie area. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. All applicants must upload the following documents 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts 4) one page teaching philosophy and 5) one to two page research statement summarizing your proposed research, including a brief explanation of its suitability for an undergraduate college. In addition, please have three references send letters of recommendation to Nathan Carter at nrc5069@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1 and continue until the position is filled. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088