Southern Arkansas University, Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: 2516-TAP [#16008]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Magnolia, Arkansas 71753, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, and Machine Learning
Application Deadline: none (search canceled posted 2020/06/15)
Position Description:    

Southern Arkansas University invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure track position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics in the department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Duties: Teaching undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics courses. Scholarly activities, curriculum development, student advising, recruitment and retention activities, departmental services, undergraduate research and grantsmanship are expected.

Southern Arkansas University campus is comprised of 1,400 acres nestled in a quiet and beautiful part of south Arkansas. While SAU is conveniently located within driving distance of Dallas, Shreveport, and Little Rock, the City of Magnolia offers a small-town setting and family-like feel. Established in 1909, SAU has built on its dedication to student achievement and continues to grow, both on campus and online, with more than 80 graduate and undergraduate degrees. Southern Arkansas University is the fastest growing university in Arkansas, it is also the most affordable university in Arkansas and has the highest return on investment, according to the U.S. Department of Education. SAU maintains a quality 17-to-1 student-teacher ratio. SAU was also named the sixth most affordable in the U.S. The campus is a buzz with energy and life, and the student-centered atmosphere is felt by all.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree in mathematics/applied mathematics/statistics, ABD may be considered. Experience with and the ability to teach Data Science, Machine learning and Applied Mathematics is highly desired. Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate students; excellent communication skills; ability to work well with the others; strong desire to getting involve in student activities; commitment to professional development. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community, and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, current curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable), and contact information of three (3) references to or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71754-9288. Unlisted references may be contacted. Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Southern Arkansas University offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience as well as an excellent fringe benefit package. Applicants must be able to show proof of U.S. employment eligibility. SAU is an AA/EOE and encourages applications from women and underrepresented populations.

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Southern Arkansas University
100 E. University MSC 9288
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