Assistant Professor of Mathematics

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 05, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

The School of Arts and Sciences at St. Thomas Aquinas College (Sparkill, NY) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Mathematics, starting September 2021. The Math program offers advanced courses for Math majors, as well as for students in Teacher Education, the Sciences, and the School of Business; additionally, Math faculty are required to teach foundational courses in the General Education Program.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach a range of introductory and upper-level courses, which may include Discrete Mathematics, Complex Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Abstract Algebra, Mathematics of Data Mining, and Mathematics of Machine Learning. Experience with quantitative literacy courses and outcomes for General Education is preferred. A willingness to engage students in research or project-based learning is a plus. Other expectations include advising, college service, and a commitment to scholarship. The College prides itself on the high quality of the teaching of its faculty as well as on their scholarly contributions to their discipline; so, successful candidates should address both areas in their application.

Faculty duties include a 4:4 teaching load, student advisement, committee service, and curriculum development. College teaching experience and a PhD in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or Statistics from an accredited institution are required; however, an advanced ABD will be considered with evidence of dissertation status.

Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter addressing the applicant's credentials and experiences as they relate to the position; 2) a statement of teaching philosophy; 3) a curriculum vitae (CV); 4) sample course outline(s); and 5) three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the applicant's teaching. Materials should be sent electronically to Dr. Heath Bowen, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, at Preference will be given to applications received prior to Tuesday, December 15, 2020, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information about the institution and the School of Arts and Sciences, please review the position profile.

It is the policy of St. Thomas Aquinas College that no person on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability shall be discriminated against, excluded from participation or employment in, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which St. Thomas Aquinas College is responsible.


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