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Department of Mathematics

School of Arts and Sciences

Human Resources Department

Mathematics Faculty Position

The Department of Mathematics at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri, invites applications for a faculty position beginning in August 2016; areas of specialization are open.  Rank and tenure status dependent upon qualifications.  The course teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester.  The position requires a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level.  Doctorate in mathematics or mathematics education is preferred but ABD will be considered.  

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts are required within 45 days of contract being issued.)  Please submit documents to and include in the subject line:  “Mathematics Department – Open Areas.” 

Employment will require a criminal background check. 

MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. MSSU is an E-verify participating employer.




Applicants for employment may visit to view the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy that details MSSU policies and statistics about campus crime. A paper copy of this information is available upon request to the University Police Department at 417-626-2222.