Johnson University

Position ID: 2148-PROF [#12891]
Position Title: Professor of Mathematics (open rank)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Knoxville, Tennessee 37998, United States
Application Deadline: finished (2018/10/18, finished 2019/07/19)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time Professor of Mathematics (rank negotiable, commensurate with experience) on the Tennessee campus (Knoxville, Tennessee). Successful candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in Mathematics (ABD considered), or closely-related field, a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and a whole-hearted embrace of the University’s mission, values and statement of faith.

Responsibilities will begin with collaborative curriculum planning and development accommodated with a reduced teaching load for the first year. The standard load will include teaching the equivalent of twenty-four (24) credit hours per year in support of the Arts and Sciences core curriculum, service to the university, and professional development. Successful candidates will be skilled at addressing the particular needs of the general education core as well as students in biology, chemistry and pre-health-professional programs. Teaching responsibilities may include the following courses: College Algebra, Statistics, Calculus 1 & 2, and upper level courses as new programs are implemented.

About Johnson University
For over 125 years, Johnson University has been a leader among historic faith-based colleges and contemporary fiscally-responsible universities. Johnson is #57 on Forbes “100 Most Financially Fit Colleges,” and #3 on Best Value Christian Colleges. The university offers over 80 associates, bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. programs on our Kissimmee, FL, Knoxville, TN, and online campuses. Johnson’s vision to bring glory to God and hope to the world is rooted in our deep historic commitment to the values of Christian community. Successful candidates for faculty positions should be able to articulate how their personal and professional journey demonstrates a vital and growing faith expressed in their teaching, service, and scholarship.

Application Process: The School of Arts and Sciences Initial Application: 
The following materials should be emailed to Gary David Stratton, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, at
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Responses to the School of Arts and Sciences essay prompts (below). Each essay should be approximately 250-500 words.
    1. Describe your personal faith and Christian experience, including what you consider to be the most significant implications of your faith commitments.
    2. State your understanding of the relationship of biblical perspectives and faith commitments to preparing students to be Christian leaders as part of a team of undergraduate educators.
    3. Provide a statement of your teaching philosophy, and how it relates to instruction in the undergraduate liberal arts core of a Christ-centered university as well as preparing major students for their next steps.
Documents Required for Semi-finalist Candidates:
  • Official Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Transcripts
  • 3 Professional References, including complete contact information and statement of relationship to candidate.
  • Evidence of experience and excellence in teaching. (Student evaluations, letter of recommendation, etc.)
  • A signed statement of faith.
Questions: Contact, Sarah Cathey, Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences, at

Review of applications will begin on November 15 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Except as provided below, qualified applicants are considered for all positions, and employees are treated without regard to race, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or disability–if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship.

The University, under various sections of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended) and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (as amended), reserves the right to discriminate on the basis of religion, marital status or gender (with regard to certain positions) where approved job description for a position indicates that the determination relates to a bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation of that particular position, or where the job description can demonstrate that the University is unable to reasonably accommodate an employee's religious observance or practice without undue hardship in the conduct of that position's responsibilities and activities.

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Contact: Sarah Cathey
Postal Mail:
7900 Johnson Drive
Knoxville, TN 37998
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