Seattle Pacific University, Mathematics

Position ID: 2501-FAC [#15893]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Seattle, WA 98119, United States [map]
Application Deadline: filled (offers accepted posted 2020/04/21)
Position Description:    

About Seattle Pacific University: Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU seeks to be a premier Christian University fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community. Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants committed to its Christian mission. We also especially welcome applicants who can demonstrate effective teaching and mentoring of students from underrepresented backgrounds since more than forty percent of our students are people of color, and a significant number of our students are first generation college students (see student profile).

About the Department of Mathematics: The Mathematics department at Seattle Pacific University offers a BA in Mathematics, BS in Mathematics, and BS in Applied Mathematics and also supports a minor in data analytics and a mathematics concentration for prospective elementary teachers. Our students go on to teaching, graduate studies, and work in business and industry. Math majors complete a research project under faculty mentorship and joint research with undergraduates is encouraged. The department services programs in science and engineering and has a role in the general education program of the University. 

Job Description:  Assistant Professor or Instructor of Mathematics, full-time, one-year position, available September 2020. Regular nine-month load of about 36 quarter credits, teaching statistics and mathematics courses at the freshman and sophomore level.  This is a one year appointment with the possibility of conversion to tenure-track.


·        Masters or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or closely related field. 

·        Commitment to excellence in undergraduate education.

·        Compatibility with SPU's ecumenical Christian mission as expressed in the SPU's Statement of Faith

·        Preference given to candidates with the versatility to teach a wide range of topics in mathematics and statistics.

Additional Information:  Salary commensurate with qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, disability, and life insurance as well as retirement programs.

Application Instructions: Applications should be submitted online at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The online application includes an official SPU application form, a faith statement of approximately one page, a curriculum vitae, and other supporting documents.  

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Contact: Brian Gill
Postal Mail:
Mathematics Dept, STE 307
3307 Third Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119
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