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Visiting Lecturer/Visiting Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Salve Regina University
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 28, 2024

Job Details

About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Job Description:

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Salve Regina University invites applications for the position of Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor for a one-year appointment during the Fall 2024 - Spring 2025 academic year. The department offers a major, a dual degree program leading to a B.A. in mathematics and a masters' degree in data science in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, a minor in mathematics, a minor in data analytics, and an interdisciplinary minor in mathematical finance, and provides the mathematics and computer science components of dual 3+2 (BA/BS) and 3+3 (BA/BS/MS) engineering programs with Washington University in St. Louis and UMass Dartmouth. Additionally, the department offers courses in the core curriculum and courses that constitute the mathematics, statistics, and computer science components of other programs at the university.


Duties include teaching undergraduate mathematics courses with a 4-4 teaching load, and holding five regular office hours per week for students.


Candidates are required to have at least a master's degree in mathematics or a closely related field by Fall 2024, and evidence of strong teaching ability. A Visiting Assistant Professor appointment requires a terminal degree in mathematics or a closely related field.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including (waiting periods apply):
  • health, dental and vision coverage available on the first of the month following date of hire
  • 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA with employee and employer contributions as well as access to advising services
  • long-term disability coverage
  • employer-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • up to 100% free tuition at Salve for eligible employees and qualified dependents
  • robust wellness program and free access to the on-campus Fitness Center
Other available benefits include:
  • supplemental life insurance for employees and dependents
  • supplemental insurance coverage through Aflac
  • Tuition Exchange scholarship program. Application available for qualified dependents of eligible employees working full-time
  • discounted pet insurance through ASPCA
  • student loan forgiveness assistance program (SAVI)
  • employee Assistance Program through Coastline EAP
  • flexible spending health and dependent care accounts
  • health savings accounts
  • 529 collegebound saver program
For more detailed information on Salve's benefits, visit .

Salve Regina University strives to cultivate belonging values through diversity, equity inclusion in order to foster a welcoming culture for our staff, faculty and students, as well as the wider community. Salve Regina University embraces all people with grace. No matter the path traveled to get here, the University acknowledges that many identities will intersect. Salve Regina belongs to all in its community.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by providing a cover letter, CV/resume, statement of teaching philosophy, school transcripts, three references, and any evidence of excellence in teaching. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

Review of completed applications will begin as soon as the ad is posted and continue until the position is filled.



Salve Regina University

From our cornerstone mercy mission to the classic ideals of our liberal arts approach, tradition matters at Salve Regina. It’s woven throughout our 80-acre campus, embedded in our historic buildings and infused in the culture of Newport, Rhode Island.

Tradition at Salve Regina means we remember where we began. Since our founding by the Sisters of Mercy in 1934, we have grown to a community of more than 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students who proudly carry forward our mission in their personal and professional lives. Fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, we are committed to fueling the imagination and encouraging the academic ambitions of our bright and curious students.

At Salve Regina, tradition blends seamlessly with progress. We empower students to explore their talents through diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.

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