Applications from all areas of pure mathematics are encouraged.
Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate experience or desire to
encourage and advise undergraduate students in research projects.
Responsibilities: Teach both introductory and advanced courses
(three classes, averaging 12 hours per semester, with two preparations); maintain a productive program of research in the
mathematical sciences; contribute to departmental, college, and university service activities.
Qualifications: Doctorate in the mathematical sciences (by August 25,
2014); evidence of successful college/university teaching; experience or interest in directing students on
undergraduate research/independent study projects is desirable.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, AMS Coversheet
(which can be found at http://www.ams.org/coversheet), curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are
acceptable), and individual statements on teaching and research. Applicants
will also need to arrange for three letters of recommendation (at least one
commenting on teaching). These letters
will be uploaded by the writers via a link and instructions provided by the
UW-La Crosse application system.
Review of complete applications will begin on December 11th, 2013,
and will continue until the position is filled.
The department will be
represented at the Mathematical Sciences Employment Center during the Joint
Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore, MD, January 15-18, 2014; applicants are
encouraged to complete their applications by December 11th, 2013 so that the
files can be reviewed in advance of the Meetings. Applicants attending the
Joint Meetings are encouraged to state this in their letter of application.
Please contact the chair of the Search and Screen Committee, Dr. Robert
Allen (firstname.lastname@example.org), if you have a special need or accommodation to aid
your participation in our hiring process.
Electronic submission of application
materials is required. For additional
information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu/
About the University: The Mathematics Department at the University of Wisconsin-La
Crosse has a faculty of 28 members and offers majors and minors in mathematics,
mathematics education, and statistics, as well as a dual-degree program in
mathematics and engineering with University of Wisconsin-Madison. Within our majors, we offer concentrations in
applied mathematics and actuarial science. The Mathematics Department supports
and values diversity in its faculty, staff and students. We seek colleagues who
share the department's commitment to diversity and who will be a dedicated
teacher, active scholar, and effective mentor for students with diverse
backgrounds, preparation, and career goals.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW-La
Crosse) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in
which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student
success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UW-La Crosse fosters curiosity and
life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and
dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions
of all, UW-La Crosse is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares
students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.
UW-La Crosse's diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by
our adherence to Inclusive Excellence. We define Inclusive Excellence as
“... our active, intentional and ongoing commitment to bridge differences
with understanding and respect so all can thrive." The goals
of Inclusive Excellence are to increase the retention of diverse faculty,
staff and students while encouraging a campus climate that is inviting and
welcoming to all. UW-La Crosse strives to promote acceptance of all
facets of diversity from racial/ethnic diversity to diversity of thought and
UW-La Crosse has appeared
prominently on the U.S. News & World
Report list of “America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade and is
ranked consistently as one of the top institutions in the
Midwest. With a student population of roughly 10,000, the university
offers 85 undergraduate programs in 29 disciplines and a variety of graduate
programs in three colleges: Liberal Studies, Science and Health, and Business
Administration, including the School of Arts & Communication and the School
of Education. There are nearly 419 full-time faculty and
instructional academic staff, 76 percent of whom hold terminal degrees. UW-La Crosse boasts a retention rate
(freshmen returning as sophomores) of 87 percent, graduation rate (degree
within six years) of 69 percent, and is among only 12 institutions cited
nationally by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities
for its success in linking campus culture and university leadership to
outstanding graduation rates.
The UW-La Crosse campus is nestled
in a residential area of the City of La Crosse (pop. 51,818) located in western
Wisconsin. The area, known as the 7
Rivers Region, is famous for its exceptional natural beauty which includes the
Mississippi River on one side, majestic bluffs on the other, and views of
rolling farmland and forested valleys in between. Ranked by U.S.
News & World Report as one of the top ten “Best Places to Live” in
2009, La Crosse is one of the most scenic places in mid-America. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain
provide ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Only a couple of hours from Minneapolis or
Madison, La Crosse enjoys the affordability and charm of small town living with
larger city benefits. Three colleges,
two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a
restored nineteenth century downtown business district, and a number of
galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture,
entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports and recreation.
Crosse is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive
to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse
candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied
backgrounds and perspectives. Please contact the Search and Screen
Committee if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in
our hiring process.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A
pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an
applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse
does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
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