Instructor of Mathematics

Florida Atlantic University
Jupiter, Florida
Commensurate with experience
October 09 2019
Position Type
Full Time
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Instructor of Mathematics

The Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a full-time (9 month) Instructor position in Mathematics beginning Fall 2020. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses, advise undergraduate students, and direct honors theses. Average teaching load is 6 courses per year.

The Wilkes Honors College (WHC), which opened in 1999, is a highly selective liberal arts college within a state university, located on FAU’s MacArthur Campus in the coastal town of Jupiter, Florida. Its four-year curriculum is centered on the traditional disciplines in the liberal arts and sciences, with an emphasis on critical thinking, independent study, community-based internships, and cross-disciplinary programs. Currently, the WHC enrolls about 500 honors students and has 41 full-time honors faculty members. As part of the University’s ambitious strategic plan, the WHC will increase the size of its student body and grow its faculty over the next five years. To learn more see:

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics and evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching. The committee will view favorably experience with data and/or computer science, mathematical modeling, discrete mathematics, statistics, or other areas that interface with environmental, biological, or social sciences and therefore promise potential for collaboration in the interdisciplinary teaching activities of the college. Experience in advising and mentoring undergraduate students and a commitment to fostering diversity on the campus are also preferred.

Minimum Qualification: 

Ph.D. from accredited institution in Mathematics or Statistics by the time of appointment required.


Must have evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching.


All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position (Instructor of Mathematics) on the Office of Human Resources' job website (  by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter describing how they plan to contribute to the Wilkes Honors College environment, curriculum vitae that includes contact information for three to five references, teaching philosophy statement, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.


A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.


For more information and to apply, visit and go to Apply Now (REQ07479).


Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.


FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service.  All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.


Review of materials begins December 1, 2019. This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice. The Wilkes Honors College will have representatives at the Joint Mathematics Meeting in Denver, CO.