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Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics


Nebraska Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship of Mathematics, beginning August 2024. Prior to accepting the position, candidates will have the opportunity to discuss with the Provost the possibility of extending the duration to two years.

Nebraska Wesleyan University is a liberal arts university of approximately 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students in Lincoln, Nebraska. Nebraska Wesleyan University places high value on personal attention to students. We seek candidates who have demonstrated effectiveness in teaching undergraduate mathematics. NWU will not be offering international sponsorship for employment at this time.

NWU offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits plan including Health, Vision, Dental, Life, Disability, Retirement, paid Sabbatical leave, and 100% undergraduate tuition discount for tax dependents after one year of service.


This position is open to all areas of specialization in Mathematics or Statistics. Faculty are expected to teach a variety of lower- and upper-level mathematics courses. 


* Master’s or Doctoral degree in Mathematics or Statistics

* Evidence of effective teaching of a variety of mathematics and/or statistics courses

* Strong commitment to student-centered active learning and student engagement activities

* Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituents

Commitment to Diversity

Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s mission and we embrace it as a source of strength. Applicants are encouraged to
demonstrate how they enhance and embrace this University core value in a diversity statement submitted as part of their application materials. 

Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE.

How to Apply

Nebraska Wesleyan University is not accepting application materials through Please instead submit the following materials to For full consideration, applications must be uploaded by May 3, 2024.

  1. Cover letter (1-2 pages) addressed to Dr. Austin Mohr describing your interest in teaching at Nebraska Wesleyan University and your qualifications for this position  
  2. Statement of teaching philosophy (help us understand a typical day in one of your courses)
  3. Statement of your commitment to diversity and inclusion, particularly addressing how this influences your teaching
  4. Telephone numbers and email addresses of three references who can address the quality of your teaching