Trinity University, Mathematics Department

Position ID: 1378-TRINMATH [#15272]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: San Antonio, Texas 78212, United States
Application Deadline: 2019/12/20 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/11/22, finished 2020/06/21, listed until 2020/03/13)
Position Description:    

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

Trinity University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank in the department of mathematics to start in the fall semester of 2020. A Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field is required. We will consider all fields of specialization but preference will be given to candidates with strong data analysis skills who can make immediate contributions to the vibrant interdisciplinary culture of the department. Trinity’s mathematics department is currently engaged with interdisciplinary programs in mathematical finance, mathematical biology and data analytics. The successful applicant will be expected to be an excellent teacher and mentor, pursue a vigorous research program, contribute to all levels of the mathematics curriculum, contribute to the University's general curriculum, and provide service to the department and University. Trinity University is committed to diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

Applicants should submit the following to cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement and three confidential letters of recommendation. Trinity University embraces the teacher-scholar model and therefore candidates are encouraged to seek letters writers who together can address their abilities and promise as teachers, researchers and mentors. The deadline for receipt of applications is December 20, 2019. For the teaching statement, please provide a concrete description (including examples of successes and challenges) of how your understanding and practice of teaching and learning has developed and your plans for how it will continue to evolve as a member of the Trinity faculty. Additionally, please discuss your experience with strategies for the effective engagement with students from diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities; and the use of varied pedagogies. For the research statement, please discuss how your area of research will make contributions to your field at a small undergraduate institution, and how you could include and inspire undergraduates in your research program. Please also include an abstract that is accessible to an audience of mathematicians from fields of specialization outside of your own.

Trinity University, a highly selective liberal arts and science institution noted for teaching excellence, is one of the nation’s finest primarily undergraduate institutions. The University, which is celebrating this year the sesquicentennial of its founding, boasts first-rate, modern facilities and an endowment with a market value of about $1.3 billion, one of the largest per student in the nation. Trinity’s beautiful campus (smoke- and gun-free) overlooks downtown San Antonio, a diverse, vibrant and ambitious city which offers a wide variety of cultural and recreational amenities and below average cost of living.

Consistent with our long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion, Trinity University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. Trinity welcomes applications from candidates who share those values and who will harness them on behalf of the University's mission.

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Further Info:
One Trinity Place
Mathematics Department
San Antonio TX 782112

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