|The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mathematics with a specialty in Statistics beginning August 2017.
Job responsibilities include twenty-four hours of undergraduate teaching per year as well as other departmental and university professional responsibilities. These responsibilities include supervision of the department’s statistics offerings. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent teaching ability at the university level, an interest in teaching statistics to a variety of student audiences, and a commitment to scholarship. At Belmont, it is understood that scholarship encompasses the scholarship of teaching as well as scholarship of discovery, integration, and application. Completion of a Ph.D. in statistics, or in a related field with a demonstrated expertise in statistics, is expected by the time of employment. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program. For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu. During the application process, applicants will be asked to respond to Belmont’s mission, vision, and values statements, articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christian community of learning and service, and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Values must be attached in order to complete the online application.
Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.
Belmont also seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration. Belmont is among the fastest growing universities in the nation. Ranked No. 5 in the Regional Universities South category and named for the seventh consecutive year as one of the top “Up-and-Comer” universities by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University consists of over 7,500 students who come from every state and more than 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The University’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs. With more than 80 areas of undergraduate study, 22 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. For more information, visit www.belmont.edu.
Belmont is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purposes. Belmont's Office of Human Resources actively pursues an annual affirmative action plan that outlines the university's commitment to hiring women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals in all positions.
The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.