Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Employer
Fairfield University
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Employment Type
Full Time
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 2022. We seek a highly qualified candidate who can contribute to our growing statistics program by teaching introductory and advanced statistics at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Requirements:

Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in statistics, 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. Fairfield has a reputation for academic excellence both regionally and nationally. Founded in 1942, in Fairfield, Connecticut, the university currently has over 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and boasts a very strong emphasis on liberal arts education. Our picturesque campus is located on Long Island Sound in southwestern Connecticut, about 50 miles from New York City.

Additional Information:

The Mathematics Department is an active and collegial group of 14 full-time tenured or tenure track 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: https://www.fairfield.edu/undergraduate/academics/schools-and-colleges/college-of-arts-and-sciences/programs/mathematics/

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement which should address diversity, equity and inclusion, 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. The letter of application should identify which courses the applicant would be able to teach (a list of our undergraduate offerings is at https://catalog.fairfield.edu/undergraduate/arts-sciences/mathematics/#coursestext , a list of our graduate offerings is at https://catalog.fairfield.edu/graduate/arts-sciences/programs/ms-mathematics/#coursestext ). Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by December 1, 2021. We will be interviewing at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle, January 5-8, 2022. Please indicate in your application if you will be attending.

Category:

Academic - Faculty Non-Tenure Track

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

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, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

Load a resume or CV first, then upload supporting documents including a cover letter at the bottom of the third page under the "My Experience" section where it says to upload a Resume/CV. You will be able to upload up to 5 other documents in this section. You will be unable to edit your application, so please have all documents available before applying. Faculty Positions : If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email the additional documents to the applicable contact in the job description. Staff positions : If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email them to hr@fairfield.edu

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