Norwich University

Position ID: 1440-APM [#19301]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Northfield, Vermont 05663, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2022/01/17 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/12/17)
Position Description:    

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The Norwich University Department of Mathematics invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Mathematics, commencing in Fall 2022. This position is open to all specialties and the department is interested in candidates with strong teaching records and/or experience conducting research with undergraduates. Responsibilities of the position include teaching, advising, maintaining an active program of scholarship, and engaging in service at the department, college, and university levels. The normal teaching load is 21 contact hours per academic year (9-month contract).

The successful candidate will have a passion for bringing excellent teaching into the classroom and will be able to engage our undergraduates in the discovery of mathematics. All applicants must have demonstrated commitment to working with a student body that is diverse with respect to socio-economic status, culture, academic interests, and career paths. Willingness to work collaboratively with faculty and to mentor students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds is essential. We strongly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups.

Our department currently consists of 11 tenure-track faculty positions, 3 full-time lectureships, and several part-time adjunct positions. Introductory courses are generally limited to a maximum of 30 students, while enrollment at the junior/senior level is typically in the low teens. Tenure-track faculty members enjoy funding opportunities to attend conferences, maintain membership in professional societies, engage undergraduates in research, and further their own scholarship. Current departmental research interests are diverse and include actuarial science, differential equations and their applications, graph theory, mathematics education, set theory, Ramsey theory, real analysis, and statistical analysis. Departmental course offerings support the Mathematics major, general education goals, and a variety of programs across campus including majors in engineering and computer science.

About Norwich University

Founded in 1819 by Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich University is deeply steeped in traditions of service to country and to others before self and of valuing innovation and leading change to reflect the evolving needs of our society. Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students - both military and civilian lifestyles - and working adults around the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates.

The University's mission is to guide students, regardless of lifestyle or background, to become smarter, stronger, and more determined leaders and citizens of the world. Norwich is credited with being the first private college to teach engineering, the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC), and in 1974, the first senior military academy to admit women to the Corps of Cadets.

With the hybrid civilian/military ethos as a defining feature, Norwich is dedicated to increasing the diversity of its professoriate, workforce, and student populations in order to meet its initiatives of producing well-rounded graduates who are interculturally proficient and who are internationally engaged as global ambassadors. With these goals in mind, a candidate's experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as experiences overcoming, or helping others overcome, barriers to academic careers or degrees are favorable factors in an application. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their application materials.

Requirements: A Ph.D. or comparable terminal degree in an appropriate mathematical discipline (or ABD with a degree completion date of August 15, 2022 or before)?is required.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring immigration sponsorship, including but not limited to non-immigrant visas such as H1B, STEM, or F1, now or in the future. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.

Additional Information: Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at for assistance.

Application Instructions: A complete application will include

a Norwich Employment Application a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy (not to exceed 2 pages), a statement of scholarly activities & professional engagement including plans for involving undergraduates (not to exceed 5 pages), and contact information for three references (references will not be contacted without the permission of the candidate and may be required to write a letter).

Please submit each of these materials as a separate file whenever possible.

Review of complete applications will begin on January 17, 2022; the search will remain open until the position is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to complete applications received by January 17. The anticipated starting date for the appointment is July 1, 2022. Further questions about the department and the position may be addressed to Sean Kramer, Chair of the Search Committee, at or (802) 485-2329.

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