Math & Computer Science, Western Carolina University

Position ID: 2193-STATSTT [#13381]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723, United States
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/01/20 (posted 2018/12/14)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Western Carolina University is inviting applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematics with the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2019. Applicants must have a Ph.D.  in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field by the date of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants who have teaching, research, or other professional experience in statistics or data science. Dedication to undergraduate education, continued scholarship, and commitment to service is expected. 

Apply online at https://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/9869

Required Materials:

  1. A cover letter which briefly addresses the candidate’s interest in, and fit with, the position.
  2. A curriculum vita.

  1. Graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the review stage).
  2. A statement of teaching experience and philosophy. 
  3. A statement of research interests or other scholarly activities that includes experience to date and describes goals for the future.
  4. A list of at least three professional references with complete contact information.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received before January 20, 2019 will receive full consideration. Position pending budget.

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science has 18 tenure-line faculty and supports undergraduate programs in mathematics, mathematics education, and computer science. The mathematics program has concentrations in actuarial science, applied mathematics, data science, mathematics education and traditional mathematics.The typical teaching load is 3-3.  Class enrollments range from 40 in freshman level courses to the teens for upper level courses. Students are actively engaged in undergraduate research, contests, and extracurricular activities. More information about the department is available at 


https://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/cas/science-and-math/mathcsdept/index.aspx


WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.


Western Carolina University is a 12,000-student campus in the University of North Carolina system that offers over 120 areas of study for undergraduates and more than 50 graduate-level programs. The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools accredits WCU to award baccalaureate, masters, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. Western Carolina University is committed to the Boyer model of scholarship, the stewardship of place, integrated learning, and engagement in our classrooms and in our communities. The campus is located in the picturesque Cullowhee valley between the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge mountains, 50 miles west of Asheville, North Carolina, and 150 miles northeast of Atlanta.





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Contact: Risto Atanasov, 828-227-3942
Email:
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1 University Way
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Web Page: https://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/cas/science-and-math/mathcsdept/index.aspx

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