Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Fairfield University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 5, 2022
Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

The Mathematics Department, in the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University, invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in September 2023. We seek a highly qualified candidate in any field, but preference will be given to those in any area of Analysis, and who are prepared to teach Real and Complex Analysis at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related field. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential, as well as strong evidence of research potential. A commitment to pedagogical innovation and demonstrated excellence in using technology in the classroom is required.

About Fairfield University:
Fairfield University is a comprehensive Jesuit institution that prepares students for leadership and service in a constantly changing world. Founded in 1942 in Fairfield, Connecticut, the University has grown from an initial class of 303 undergraduate male students admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences in 1947 into a coeducational university of more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Along the way, the University has awarded over 45,000 degrees since 1951, developing and supporting a reputation for educational excellence both regionally and nationally.

Additional Information:
The Mathematics Department is an active and collegial group of 17 full-time faculty members. Teaching load is 3 courses (9 credit hours) per semester and consists of courses at the undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) level. Class sizes are small and there are many opportunities for professional development. The Master’s program is an evening program and attracts a wide variety of students - secondary school teachers, eventual Ph.D. candidates, and people working in industry or business.

The salary and benefits for the position are competitive. Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, veterans, Jesuits, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities. More information about our department is here: Please use to contact.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement, and at least three letters of recommendation commenting on the applicant’s experience and promise as a teacher and scholar on MathJobs.Org. At least one of the letters of recommendation should address teaching, and the cover letter or the teaching statement should address diversity, equity and inclusion.


Academic - Faculty Tenure/Tenure Track

Performs such other duties, responsibilities, and activities as required by supervisor and as departmental/University needs indicate.


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All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

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