Department of Mathematics
Tenure-track Faculty Position in Mathematics
Position: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Mathematics expected by August 2014; dedication to excellence in teaching undergraduate mathematics; commitment to continued scholarly and professional growth; evidence of reflective thinking about the teaching and learning of mathematics at the undergraduate level; willingness to have students use technological tools to promote understanding of mathematics; interest in teaching courses throughout the curriculum including precalculus mathematics courses; and strong teaching recommendations.
Responsibilities: Duties each semester include a baseline 9 credit hour teaching load, baseline scholarship and service, and a significant focus (equivalent to 3 credit hours) of additional responsibilities in teaching, scholarship, and/or service depending on the candidate's interests and unit’s needs. Newly hired faculty are normally expected to have their 3 credit hours of significant focus be scholarship. Department faculty are expected to teach courses throughout the curriculum, to continually develop and grow as teachers, to maintain an active program of scholarship (broadly defined) and to participate actively in the life of the department. Employment begins August 2014.
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
Department/Division: Mathematics/College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
How To Apply: Interested candidates should apply online at www.gvsujobs.org. A complete application must include in PDF: (1) a personal statement that addresses (a) the applicant’s teaching experience, philosophy, and methodology, and (b) how the applicant meets the teaching-related qualifications of the position; (2) a description of the applicant’s scholarly interests, experiences, and potential; (3) a vita; (4) a copy of graduate transcripts (unofficial is acceptable); and (5) at least three letters of recommendation, with one letter (preferably two) attesting to the applicant’s teaching ability and potential.
Letters of recommendation should be sent electronically to Jan Kuzee at email@example.com and CCed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The email should include the applicant’s name in the subject line. If you have questions about applying online or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Email questions about the position to: Akalu Tefera; Mathematics Search Committee chair (email@example.com).
Deadline: Complete applications must be received by Wednesday, November 27, 2013.
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