Assistant Professor, Math

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Apr 07, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

About Curry College:

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 135-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 20 undergraduate majors, as well as four graduate programs.

Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds.

 


Job Description:

The Department of Natural Sciences & Mathematics at Curry College invites applications for a full-time faculty member in Mathematics at the Assistant Professor level to begin late August 2021. Priority will be given to candidates with expertise, experience, and/or interest in teaching introductory Statistics courses and supporting other introductory and/or preparatory courses (e.g., College Algebra, Problem Solving Strategies, Mathematics for Educators). While research experience is a bonus, emphasis is placed on excellence in teaching and scholarship of teaching and learning. Evidence of effective teaching to diverse undergraduate learners using innovative course delivery methods, student-centered techniques, and exceptional intervention support is essential. An ideal candidate will contribute to the mission of educating students to engage in successful careers and active citizenship and will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching practices that support diversity and inclusion.

Responsibilities include teaching introductory level Statistics courses and an upper-level elective course on a rotation (e.g., Discrete Math, History of Mathematical Inquiry, Modern Algebra, Mathematical Modeling). The successful candidate will also play an important role in developing collaborative relationships with various disciplines (e.g., Business, Public Health, Nursing) to strengthen the curriculum and teaching of Statistics I and the math area's contributions to the General Education program.

 


Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned Doctorate (by August 2021) in Mathematics or Statistics preferred, though qualified candidates with an earned doctorate in a closely related field (e.g., Data Science, Mathematics Education) will be considered;
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness in introductory college-level Statistics courses.

 


Additional Information:

At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Curry College is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.

Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Rachel King at Rachel.king@curry.edu, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.

 


Application Instructions:

Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration.  Interested applicants must submit curriculum vitae, cover letter including a description of your teaching philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity (statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity and/or service), and a copy of your unofficial transcript (an official transcript will be required upon acceptance of an offer of employment) and a list of three professional references, one of which must be a former or current supervisor, including complete contact information and professional titles.

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