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Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Employer
Belmont University
Location
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 6, 2023


Assistant Professor of Mathematics


We are now accepting applications for a qualified Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Belmont University.

Employment Type

Faculty

Internal Job Category

Tenure Track (Faculty)
Full-Time

Department

Math & Computer Science

Hours

N/A

Primary Duties and
Responsibilities:


The Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Data Science at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mathematics beginning August 1, 2024.

Candidates are invited to submit applications to join a collaborative group of faculty who serve a diverse population of undergraduate mathematics, computer science, and data science majors. Our faculty provides high quality learning experiences in a small class environment and engages undergraduates in various research experiences. Job responsibilities include twenty-four hours of undergraduate teaching per year (typically four three-hour courses each semester), as well as academic advising, scholarly activity, and other departmental, college, and university professional responsibilities. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to, and preparation for, the following: excellence in teaching undergraduates of all levels; a willingness to teach in Belmont’s general education program; a passion for their discipline that will aid in attracting and retaining undergraduate majors; and the ability to sustain scholarly research that includes undergraduates. At Belmont, it is understood that scholarship encompasses the scholarship of teaching, as well as scholarship of discovery, integration, and application. A Ph.D. in mathematics, or closely related field, or progress towards a terminal degree is required; teaching experience strongly preferred.

Due to our department's growth in computer science and data science, candidates with experience and interest in these fields are encouraged to apply.

As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Strategic Path to 2030 must be attached to complete the online application.

Located two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University comprises nearly 9,000 students from every state and 33 countries. Nationally ranked and consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for innovation in higher education, the University offers more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master’s programs and eight doctoral degrees. With a focus on whole person formation and data-informed social innovation, Belmont is committed to forming diverse leaders of character equipped to solve the world’s complex problems.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications which arrive by October 1.

The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Required Qualifications : Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the
    field of study.
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content taught.
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage in high quality scholarly
    activity.
  • Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate students.
  • Skilled in the use of computers, Internet resources, and MS Office software.
  • Ability to learn relevant sections of BannerWeb, Belmont University’s online integrated database system for student grading.
  • Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
  • Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University. Interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.
Required Education Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics, or a closely related field, by August 2024.

Required Experience Teaching experience is strongly preferred.

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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