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Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics (Tenure Track)

Employer
University of Lynchburg
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jan 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Lynchburg is an independent, co-educational, residential university, founded in 1903, located in the Central Virginia foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The School of Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in mathematics and statistics to start August 2022.

The department of mathematics is a student-centered, collaborative team with an excellent record of preparing students with a variety of backgrounds for graduate school, and employment in education and industry. We seek an individual with exceptional potential as a teacher and scholar who can contribute to our undergraduate programs and complement existing departmental strengths.

Job duties:

  • Teaching courses in mathematics and statistics.
  • Collaborating with colleagues on curriculum development.
  • Supervising student research projects, service to the University and community, and engaging in scholarly activity.

Benefits:

Generous paid vacation, personal days, and paid sick time and family leave, comprehensive insurance (medical, dental, vision, etc.) and retirement plans, flexible spending account, tuition remission, life and long term disability insurance, and more. Learn more about employment benefits at the University of Lynchburg.

Teaching load:

  • The normal teaching load is 12 hours per semester consisting of general education and upper-level courses.

Physical demands:

  • Prolonged periods standing or sitting at a desk.

Required qualifications/education:

  • A PhD in mathematics and at least 9 hours in graduate statistics or applied statistics is required.
  • The candidate must possess a record of teaching, scholarship and service commensurate with the appointment.
  • A primary interest in teaching and mentoring undergraduates at a liberal arts institution is required.

Work remotely:

  • No

We seek candidates who are committed to the University of Lynchburg’s efforts to create an environment that fosters a student-centered environment, develops the breadth of knowledge associated with liberal education, respects and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion, values and celebrates diverse faith traditions, and sustains close working relationships among faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community partners.

How to Apply

Submit the following:

  • Formal letter of application.
  • CV.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy as it pertains to a liberal arts curriculum.
  • Description of current research interests ane how undergraduates can be incorporated.
  • Statement on your approach to inclusive curriculum and diversity in higher education.
  • Copies of graduate transcripts.
  • Names and contact information of three references.

All information must be submitted electronically as a single pdf file to:

Jennifer Monroe
 lynchburgsciencepositions@lynchburg.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The selected candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.

The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.

The University of Lynchburg is an equal opportunity employer.

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