University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Mathematics (10000881)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

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Position Description

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Mississippi invites applications for an Instructor of Mathematics.  This is a 9-month non-tenure-track position beginning August 2024.  


The successful applicant will be expected to teach four courses per semester in fall and spring, primarily developmental and co-requisite mathematics. The successful applicant will actively support student learning, follow the program curriculum and guidelines, and submit required attendance and grade reports.

Position Details

Appointment: 9 Month

Assignment Type: Non-Tenure Track


A Master’s in Mathematics or a closely related field with a minimum of 18 hours graduate credit in Mathematics, earned no later than August 15, 2024 is required. Competitive candidates will have demonstrated teaching ability, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and an energetic commitment to undergraduate education.

Application Procedures

Review of applications will begin after a suitable applicant pool is received.  The position will remain open until filled or until an adequate applicant pool is established. Applicants must apply online at  The application must include: (1) cover letter outlining interest and suitability for the position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching statement (no more than two pages) which includes experience and teaching interests, (4) names and contact information for at least three references, at least two of whom can comment directly on the candidate’s teaching.  Inquiries concerning the position may be sent to

About the Department of Mathmatics

The Mathematics Department consists of seventeen tenured/tenure-track professors, two instructional and three visiting professors, twelve instructors, and about 30 graduate students. For more information, see


The University of Mississippi embraces a meaningful and holistic commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.  The University of Mississippi is committed to embracing a collaborative, innovative, and inclusive community that affirms all employees.  Given our institutional history and current priorities, we place diversity as central to fulfilling our mission of excellence.  We work to ensure that employees recognize and experience the University of Mississippi as a vibrant environment where diverse identities, ideas, and experiences are welcomed, valued, and supported.

About the University of MS & Oxford, MS

Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (UM), affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. The University of Mississippi, consistently named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” is located in Oxford, MS, which is ranked one of the “Top 10 Best College Towns.” With more than 24,000 students, UM is the state's largest university and is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions. The University of Mississippi, which has aggressively implemented many health and wellness initiatives for its more than 2,900 employees, has consistently been named one of Mississippi’s Healthiest Workplaces.


Touted as the “Cultural Mecca of the South”, creativity abounds in Oxford as musicians, artists and writers alike find inspiration in Oxford’s rich history, small town charm and creative community. Oxford is a one-hour drive south of Memphis, TN and is known as the home of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner. Over the years Oxford has also been known for offering exceptional culinary experiences and as the home of the University of Mississippi and the Ole Miss Rebels, there is always something here to immerse yourself in. Oxford has also been featured as a literary and arts destination in such publications as The New York Times, Southern Living, Condé Nast Traveler, and GQ. Among other cultural activities, annual events include the Oxford Film Festival, a thriving local music scene, and the Ford Center Performing Arts Series. Oxford is a vibrant university town, filled with unique shops and galleries, eclectic restaurants and clubs, historic landmarks, and comfortable inns.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.


Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called for an interview must notify the Department of Equal Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi