Mathematics Department, The University of Southern Mississippi

Position ID: USM-ATP [#13072]
Position Title: Assistant Teaching Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001, United States [map]
Subject Area: Undergraduate Teaching
Application Deadline: 2018/11/26 (posted 2018/11/02, listed until 2019/05/02)
Position Description:    

The University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, renewable non-tenure-track faculty position of Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics in the School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences to begin in August 2019. The position is primarily dedicated to undergraduate teaching. A Doctorate in Mathematics, Mathematics Education or related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Mathematics is required by the start of the appointment. The successful candidate must be able to engage in effective teaching.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in mathematics, advising students seeking the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, and service to the School and University commensurate with expectations of all faculty. The expected teaching load is 12 student credit hours per semester. Experience teaching introductory mathematics or mathematics education courses at the college level, research activity related to the teaching and learning of mathematics (including undergraduate research) and participation in collaborative proposals and projects across discipline, school and college boundaries with private, state and federal funding entities will be considered positively.

Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, our students have collected three Truman Scholarships and 18 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. USM students also lead Mississippi with 21 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Our Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at www.usm.edu.

Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.usm.edu requisition nr. 405 (direct link: https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=405&site=1 ) and must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, teaching statement, unofficial transcripts and the names of three professional references. Applicants may be contacted later to submit three letters of recommendation. Official transcripts will be required prior to a campus interview.

Review of applications begins November 26, 2018, and applications received before this date will receive priority. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is terminated.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.


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Contact: Sharon King, 601-266-4711, 601-266-6075 (fax)
Email:
Postal Mail:
118 College Drive #5043
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
Web Page: www.usm.edu/math

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