Mathematics Professor
Mohamad Muhieddine

About the job:

What you do

As a Mathematics Professor, you are expected to introduce students to fundamental math concepts, and strengthen their overall understanding and skill level. You are also expected to conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books.

The tough stuff

Some of the challenges of being a Math Professor might be: 

  • Unmotivated students
  • Cheating/Plagiarism 
  • Obtaining Tenure
The cool stuff

Some of the rewards of being a Math Professor might be: 

  • Doing something fulfilling as a career - especially if you love Math
  • Job Security, once you've reached tenure
  • Being in an intellectual atmosphere on university campus
  • Working with young, idealistic people


Typical work hours
  • 40+ hours a week

Are you the right fit?

Classes you should be good at
  • Math
Best high school track(s)
  • General Sciences
Personal qualities
  • Understanding written information
  • Expressing yourself verbally
  • Communicating your ideas in writing
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Good With Numbers
  • Reasoning & Problem Solving

Will you make money?

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Education stuff:

Education required

In order to become a Mathematics Professor, you will need to do the following:

  • Obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics
  • Apply for graduate school for a PhD in Mathematics
  • Apply to schools looking to hire Associate/Assistant professors
  • Work your way up from there
Helpful resources
Local universities
International universities

Video Description

Do you love Math? Do you want to pursue a career in Mathematics but are unsure of your options? Watch our latest Nooreed Interview with Professor Mohamad Muhieddine to find out what those options are!


Mohamad has a PhD in Applied Mathematics. He is an expert in the fields of Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing and Partial Differential Equations. Mohamad is also a member of three international research projects and a reviewer for WSEAS international conferences. He has been a Mathematics Professor and Coordinator for LIU since 2011.