Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Mathematical
Job Description Summary
The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Bentley University-an
independent, private business-oriented university located in
suburban Boston-invites applications for a tenure track Assistant
Professor position, to begin in Fall 2023.
We seek candidates to add to our strengths in statistics, data
science, machine learning and applied mathematics. Candidates with
the ability and willingness to teach in more than one of these
areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels are especially
attractive.Providing a stimulating academic community for both
faculty and students, Bentley supports its faculty as they pursue
cutting-edge research and bring their expertise and real world
understanding into the classroom. We seek qualified faculty who
represent diverse backgrounds, interests and talents and share a
commitment to high ethical standards and a willingness to embrace
challenge and change.
Bentley is committed to the teacher-scholar model where teaching,
scholarship, and service excellence are expected and valued. The
Mathematical Sciences Department offers undergraduate degrees in
mathematical sciences, actuarial sciences, and data analytics, the
last of which is a thriving program. We also offer MS in Business
Analytics, a leading program with a current enrollment of about 130
students. We support the Advanced Standing in Business Analytics
program ( Advanced Standing in Business Analytics | Bentley
University ), an accelerated graduate degree for high-achieving
students. The department is active in the Ph.D. program in
Business, both in teaching and doctoral supervision.
The Mathematical Sciences department is leading the Center for
Analytics and Data Science ( Center for Analytics and Data Science
(CADS) | Bentley University ), where students and faculty actively
engage outside of the classroom. We value collaboration with
faculty in other departments and have a particularly strong record
of leadership in such activities. Candidates are encouraged to
learn more about our department and its faculty by visiting
Academic Department Mathematical Sciences | Bentley
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or a
closely related discipline. Criteria for selection include (a)
evidence of excellent teaching ability, (b) high quality research
skills and experience, and (c) ability to build research
connections with a variety of colleagues.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application materials should be submitted through Bentley's on-line
employment site athttps://bentley.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/faculty
For full consideration, candidates should submit the following as
part of the application:
- Cover Letter indicating why the candidate is a good fit at
Bentley and its Mathematical Sciences department. The Cover letter
should also include names and contact information (email) of three
references. Bentley will contact such references confidentially for
candidates moving forward in the process.
- Curriculum Vitae.
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness including a statement of
teaching philosophy and pedagogical approach.
- Research Statement.
- Diversity Statement: The diversity statement should be
one-to-two pages and speak to your experience with diversity (i.e.,
gender, race, ethnicity, age, religious or other backgrounds)
and/or inclusion (all members of an organization are valued,
respected, and have influence) and how it relates to your research,
teaching, or service. Bentley University recognizes that your
individual exposure to diversity is a function of your background.
We value those from relatively homogenous cultural contexts as well
as those from diverse cultural contexts, whether in the U.S. or
internationally, where diversity may take on different forms.
The review of applications will begin immediately and continue
until the position is filled, however for fullest consideration,
please apply by December 5th, 2022 .
Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other
Bentley University strives to create a campus community that
welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values
differences and views them as a strength in our community.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building
strength through diversity. The University is committed to building
a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the
diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications
from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with
disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences