Assistant Professor - Mathematics

Assistant Professor - Mathematics


Angola, Indiana


The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a full-time assistant professor position beginning August 2024 in person on Trine’s Main Campus in Angola.  We are seeking a candidate who is committed to undergraduate instruction -- flexible, creative, and energetic with a strong desire to see students succeed. Candidates with a background in statistics and/or the ability to teach courses in the actuarial science program (also housed in the math department) will be given special consideration. Trine University does not offer tenure, but contracts are renewed annually, and faculty retention is outstanding.

Essential Duties and  Responsibilities 

  • Teach a broad range of undergraduate courses in mathematics and actuarial science.
  • Advise students majoring in math and actuarial science.
  • Provide service to the University by serving on committees, advising student groups, and assisting with departmental initiatives, etc.
  • Work together with the department chair and faculty on program assessment, course and program development, and student recruitment.

Education and/or Experience

The ideal candidate will have expertise in mathematics, statistics, or actuarial science and the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in those disciplines. A doctoral degree in mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, or a related field is preferred.  Candidates with master’s degrees will also be considered at the Lecturer rank and are encouraged to apply.

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1½ times annual salary
  • Financial Insurance – employer paid Long Term Disability and voluntary Short-Term Disability, Accident, Hospital Indemnity, and Critical Illness options are available
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service, undergraduate education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children


Rank and salary will be based on qualifications.

 Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.