James Madison University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

655 13157Position ID: JMU-INST19 [#13157]
Position Title: Instructor, Mathematics and Statistics, Renewable Term
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics, Quantitative Reasoning
Application Deadline: 2018/12/14help popup finished (2018/11/13, finished 2019/06/16, listed until 2019/05/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at James Madison University (JMU) invites applicants for multiple renewable term appointment (RTA) faculty positions at the rank of Instructor, starting fall semester 2019. Applicants should have a master’s degree in statistics, a master’s degree in mathematics, or the equivalent. Some graduate work in statistics is preferred. Duties will include teaching up to 12 credits per semester and department service. Teaching assignments will include some sections of a course in quantitative reasoning. Ability to teach statistics is preferred. Scholarship expectations are as appropriate for a teaching-oriented position at the instructor rank, and may emphasize pedagogy or curriculum. RTA appointments may be renewed indefinitely subject to satisfactory performance and continuing university needs. The department includes approximately 50 faculty and offers bachelors degrees in statistics and mathematics.

Applicants should submit all application materials including a cover letter addressing the particular requirements of this position at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/13157      In addition, applicants must complete a short application form at https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/4534  (click on "apply for this job"). Other application materials are not required at the joblink site, and applicant need only answer required questions.
Review of applications begins December 14, 2018.  Apply by that date to guarantee full consideration.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

About JMU:
Mission We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.

Vision To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with ideas and the world.

Who We Are Established in 1908, James Madison University is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs to more than 20,000 students. JMU is regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and has been continuously cited in U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times and Money Magazine as an outstanding public university. Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Known for its livability, diversity, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is a great place to live and work.

James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
MSC 1911
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

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