Southwestern University, Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: 1233-TT [#10673]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Georgetown, Texas 78626, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2017/09/08, finished 2018/09/09, listed until 2018/03/08)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Southwestern University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2018. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered but degree must be completed by August 1, 2018. All research areas will be considered, but particular consideration will be given to candidates with experience or interest in a field of applied mathematics.

Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to pursuing excellence in teaching a broad range of mathematics courses and a willingness to foster undergraduate research. Ideal candidates will also share an interest in participating in interdisciplinary initiatives such as our First-Year Seminar and Paideia programs. At Southwestern, teaching is the central criterion for faculty evaluation. The typical teaching load is five courses per academic year. Faculty are also expected to maintain a research program that results in peer-reviewed professional achievement, actively participate in university service, participate in the academic advising process, and exhibit a dedication to equity and inclusiveness.

Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate private institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education. Southwestern currently enrolls approximately 1,500 students and maintains a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. In addition to a number of other national organizations, Southwestern University is a member of two consortia of liberal arts colleges, the Associated Colleges of the South and the Annapolis Group. Located in Georgetown, Texas, 28 miles north of downtown Austin, Southwestern is committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and encourages applications from members of groups traditionally under-represented in academia. For information concerning the University, visit our Web site at

To apply: Applicants should submit through Interfolio a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement including how undergraduates can be involved in your research, and three letters of reference. At least two of the reference letters should address teaching aptitude. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Apply at Applications will be reviewed beginning November 30, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of the University’s Background Check Policy process. Southwestern University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F

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Contact: Kelly Lessard, 512-863-1662
Postal Mail:
1001 E. University Ave
Georgetown, TX 78626
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