Fairfield University, Mathematics Department

Position ID: 1680-TTASSTPROF [#14542]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Fairfield, Connecticut 06824, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/19, finished 2020/06/07)
Position Description:    

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Job Description: The Mathematics Department, in the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University, invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in September 2020. We seek a highly qualified candidate who can assist the department in supporting and strengthening our programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Requirements: Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach upper division courses in differential equations. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential, as well as strong evidence of research potential. A commitment to pedagogical innovation and demonstrated excellence in using technology in the classroom is required.

About Fairfield University: Fairfield University is a comprehensive Jesuit institution that prepares students for leadership and service in a constantly changing world. Fairfield has a reputation for academic excellence both regionally and nationally. Founded in 1942, in Fairfield, Connecticut, the university currently has over 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and boasts a very strong emphasis on liberal arts education. Our picturesque campus is located on Long Island Sound in southwestern Connecticut, about 50 miles from New York City.

Additional Information: The Mathematics Department is an active and collegial group of 12 full-time tenured or tenure track members. Teaching load is 3 courses (9 credit hours) per semester and consists of courses at the undergraduate and graduate (Masters) level. Class sizes are small and there are many opportunities for professional development. The Masters program is an evening program and attracts a wide variety of students - secondary school teachers, eventual Ph.D. candidates, and people working in industry or business.

The salary and benefits for the position are competitive. Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, veterans, Jesuits, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities. More information about our department is here: https://www.fairfield.edu/undergraduate/academics/schools-and-colleges/college-of-arts-and-sciences/programs/mathematics/

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement, and at least three letters of recommendation commenting on the applicant’s experience and promise as a teacher and scholar on MathJobs.Org. At least one of the letters of recommendation should address teaching. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by December 1, 2019. We will be interviewing at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Denver, January 15-18, 2020. Please indicate in your application if you will be attending.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Search Committee
Mathematics Department
Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195