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Job Details: Instructor or Assistant Professor of Math

Job Title:

Instructor or Assistant Professor of Math

Submitted on:



Commensurate with qualifications and experience


9 Month Contract

Start Date:

August 8, 2018


  • Required: Master’s degree in mathematics or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate hours in mathematics.
  • Preferred: Earned doctorate in mathematics or mathematics education from a regionally accredited university or be willing to pursue a terminal degree.
  • Candidate shall have at least three years teaching experience, preferably in a baccalaureate granting institution.


  • Teach a variety of classes in fall and spring, including but not limited to developmental mathematics courses, corequisite-model and standard gateway mathematics courses, and other mathematics courses; teach student success courses as needed.
  • Operate an effective, rigorous classroom environment with a dedicated commitment to student persistence and completion. Pedagogical delivery method is face-to-face and/or online.
  • Teach 27-30 hours per year (fall and spring). Summer teaching duties are possible, but optional.
  • Support and participate in academic recruiting and retention efforts.
  • Advise mathematics majors; serve as a mentor and role model for all OPSU students.
  • Serve on assigned and ad-hoc University and state-wide committees.
  • Participate in assessment activities, including but not limited to various classroom, general education, mathematics program, university-wide, and state-wide assessment initiatives.
  • Communicate in a courteous manner, exhibiting support of the diversity and overall development of students, faculty, and staff.\
  • Demonstrate the ability to act ethically and socially responsible.
  • Contribute to the success of the Department of Mathematics and Physics, the College of Agriculture, Science, and Nursing, and OPSU, while promoting the University in the surrounding communities.
  • Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Strong organizational, management, and interpersonal skills are necessary
  • Strong communication skills demonstrating the candidate to be a positive motivator
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of the College of Agriculture, Science, and Nursing and Department Chair of Math and Physics.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Three References (current addresses and phone numbers)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)

For Additional Information:

Oklahoma Panhandle State University
Office of Human Resources
P.O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
FAX: 580-349-2302

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Michael Harris, Title IX (sex), Office: SUB 10, Telephone: 580.349.1362;
  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities), Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins (race, color, national origin, age and veterans status), Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
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