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The Buena Vista University School of Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, assistant professor of mathematics position to begin August 2018.  The primary focus will be teaching developmental and general education mathematics courses. We seek an energetic individual who is committed to developmental mathematics education, and who will provide institutional leadership in designing an effective, and perhaps innovative, program for students with such needs.  Additional expectations include student advising, committee work in service to the institution, and ongoing professional development and engagement.  Depending upon qualifications, additional teaching in mathematics education is possible. 

A graduate degree in mathematics is required, and a doctorate in mathematics, developmental mathematics, or mathematics education is preferred and required for tenure.  Teaching experience is a plus. 

Buena Vista University’s main 60-acre campus is situated on the shores of beautiful Storm Lake, a 3,200-acre natural lake located in northwest Iowa.  Storm Lake is one of Iowa's most diverse communities. It is one of Iowa's premier vacation spots, with an array of retail shopping and dining opportunities, and a vibrant arts and cultural environment. Businesses of various sizes ranging from small businesses to multinational corporations thrive in this northwest Iowa city. Storm Lake residents enjoy a relatively low cost of living and a high quality of life.  To learn more about Buena Vista University, please visit

Review of complete applications will begin October 30, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit letter of application addressing qualifications, teaching statement, curriculum vitae, a copy of unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, at least one addressing teaching, by mail to Melissa Butcher, Human Resources Office, Buena Vista University, 610 W. 4th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588 or email

This position is not eligible for an employer-sponsored visa, and all applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

A background check will be conducted on the final candidate.  Buena Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act/Smoke-Free Employer.

Buena Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act/Smoke-Free Employer.