Mathematics, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Position ID: 1430-MATHEMAICSEDUCATION [#12336, 18000000SL]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics Education
Application Deadline: 2018/10/15 (posted 2018/08/21, listed until 2019/04/30)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites applications for a tenure-track nine-month faculty position in Mathematics Education at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to commence in the fall semester of 2019. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education and a Master’s degree in Mathematics. Individuals who are "all but dissertation" (ABD) will be considered; however, the degree must be awarded within twelve months of the first semester of employment. The teaching load of this position is negotiable. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Candidates must have exceptional oral and written communication skills, significant demonstrated potential or excellence in research and knowledge required to teach a broad range of courses required for the mathematics major, and a strong commitment to develop the department’s graduate program in Mathematics Education and to engage in service activities at the department, college, and university levels.

The Department of Mathematics consists of 18 tenured and tenure-track faculty members and prides itself on a tradition of active and productive research. The department offers both the B.S. and M.S. degree programs in Mathematics and, with its concentration in Computational and Applied Mathematics, is a major participant in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. degree program in Computational Science. Our eighty undergraduate students and twenty graduate students enjoy a collaborative and lively atmosphere and explore multiple career paths through various concentration options. For more details, please visit our website at https://www.utc.edu/mathematics/.

Qualifications

The desired qualifications include a strong background in mathematics, a documented record of excellence in research, grant support and instruction, and demonstrated success working with diverse student and faculty populations. The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) develop an independent research program in Mathematics Education, (2) teach upper division and graduate level mathematics courses, (3) provide academic advising and mentor students, (4) actively participate in university and community service, (5) attract significant research funding, (6) work collaboratively with colleagues in the Department of Mathematics and the School of Education, and (7) participate or demonstrate leadership in curriculum development and professional development activities, such as serving on state and national committees and professional organizations. Questions regarding this position should be addressed to Dr. Andrew Ledoan (Andrew-Ledoan@utc.edu).

Applicants should submit the following documents electronically at

https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/utc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=18000000SL

(a) AMS Standard Cover Sheet (b) Letter of Interest (c) Curriculum Vitae (d) Teaching Statement (e) Research Statement (f) Unofficial copies of Graduate Transcripts (g) Names, titles and email addresses for three (3) references for confidential letters of recommendation.

Screening for these positions will begin on October 15, 2018, and will continue until the positions are filled.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second largest school in the University of Tennessee System, serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. UTC offers a unique blend of private and public school traditions and is a driving force for achieving excellence, embracing diversity, inspiring positive change, and enriching the community. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, UTC has developed a reputation for excellence built on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American higher education. For more than 83 years, the university was a private school. In 1969, UTC became part of the state university system. Today, UTC is on a journey to excellence - boldly embracing a passion for excellence in all things and focused on changing lives and transforming communities. The UTC commitment—each and every day—is to earn the trust and confidence of those we serve. Our goal is to make a difference in our community and in the lives of our students.

Chattanooga, the fourth largest city in the state, is located in Southeast Tennessee near the border of Georgia at the junction of four interstate highways. The city has received national recognition for the renaissance of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront. Chattanooga also has the fastest internet in the country. Home to the first Gig Internet in the United States, Chattanooga has a 100% fiber network that links every home and business in a 600-square mile area. Companies like Unum, McKee, U.S. Xpress, Volkswagen, Coke United and Amazon.com have chosen to set up shop in Chattanooga. Attractions such as the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain, Civil War battlefield sites, the African American Museum, and the Appalachian Trail bring thousands of people to the area, as do events like the Riverbend Festival, Nightfall, Jazzanooga, the Creative Discovery Museum for Children, and the Southern Writers Conference. Chattanooga is the home to the seven-time NCAA Southern Conference Football Champions, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs. People who love the outdoors use Chattanooga as a base for hang-gliding, bass fishing, mountain climbing and caving expeditions; the beautiful Smoky Mountains and Tennessee River support the greatest variety of flora of any area in the United States. Chattanooga also has a long and rich past with regard to diversity, which includes Native American heritage, Civil War history, and the Civil Rights movement. Chattanooga is also just a two hour (or less) drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, and Birmingham.

EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), ADEA (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 201 Human Resources Center, Dept. 5455, 615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598, telephone (423) 425-5468. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.


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Contact: Michael Colvin, (423)425-5680
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Dept 6956
615 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Web Page: http://www.utc.edu/math

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