Mathematical Sciences, Assistant Professor in Residence

Mathematical Sciences, Assistant Professor in Residence


The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Mathematical Sciences, Assistant Professor in Residence, College of Sciences (EVRGRN) [R0109477]



UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at:



The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.



The primary role for the Assistant Professor Faculty in Residence (FIR) is to teach four large sections of math/stat courses, including courses such as Math 120, 124, 126, 127, 128, 132, and Stat 152, each fall and spring semester. The FIRs are required to perform all standard teaching duties, including holding regularly scheduled office hours, providing mid-semester grades, and providing assessment data for their courses. The position also includes a service component, which may be in the form of mentoring the Part-Time Instructors (PTIs) and Graduate Assistants (GAs) with similar assignments, collecting and analyzing performance data in their courses. During summers (approximately May 15 – August 15), there are no duties; however, there is often an opportunity to teach for additional compensation.



This position requires a Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences (or closely related field) from a regionally accredited college or university. Preference will be given to applicants who have at least two years teaching experience at the college level. A record of successful teaching experience in lower division mathematics is preferred.



Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. 



Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.


Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on June 15, 2018 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Ebrahim Salehi, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online ( as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or


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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.