Mathematics: Distinguished Visiting Professor

A Distinguished Visiting Professor of Mathematics position is available in the Department of Mathematics during the Fall and/or Spring semesters of the 2012-2013 academic year.  


  • The primary responsibilities of the Distinguished Visiting Professor are to teach two sections in his/her chosen service area, modeling teaching techniques for department faculty, and to organize a professional development seminar associated with the instructional strategies utilized in the courses.


  • Applicants must have an established commitment to undergraduate teaching and have a record of innovative, inclusive teaching strategies for service courses in one of the following areas: calculus, calculus preparation, statistics, math for elementary education majors, culminating mathematics courses for liberal arts student, and developmental/remedial mathematics.
  • The Department is especially interested in applicants who bring diverse perspectives to the University. .


The Department of Mathematics has 40 staff members and offers undergraduate programs in mathematics and mathematics education. Currently there are approximately 260 students pursuing mathematics majors and 125 pursuing minors. The Department has been sponsoring a summer REU program funded by the National Science Foundation.

Application Procedure

Materials required:

  • Letter of interest addressing the stated qualifications and responsibilities of the position
  • Curriculum vitae

Application materials should be sent by postal mail to:

Dr. Alex Smith, Chair
Department of Mathematics
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Re: Distinguished Visiting Professor Position

Consideration of applicants will begin November 1, 2011, and continue until the position is filled.

A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.

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Posted 9/29/11