Sweet Briar College, STEM Division

Position ID: STEMDivision-VAPM [#16009]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical discipline
Application Deadline: none (posted 2020/06/15)
Position Description:    

Sweet Briar College, a women’s college increasingly defined by innovation, has launched a bold academic program that integrates the liberal arts with women’s leadership to prepare graduates to address the challenges facing our world. Faculty are committed to cultivating the habits of mind—in problem solving, decision making, and creativity—that are critical for leaders. These values are embedded in the College’s institutional vision and supported by our confidence that academic excellence, small classes, and dedication to empowering young women will position Sweet Briar and its graduates to thrive.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Sweet Briar College is committed to enhancing our community and encourages applications from qualified individuals with varied backgrounds, experiences and ideas who would increase the diversity of the College.

Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Classification: Full-time, one-year, benefits eligible, non-tenure track faculty position

Reports To: STEM Division Head

Job Summary/Objective: Sweet Briar College invites applications for a one-year appointment as Visiting Professor of Mathematics to start in August 2020. The successful candidate will be an engaged scholar-teacher and have a strong commitment to undergraduate education. They will be expected to teach both the foundational and advanced undergraduate courses to support our mathematics major as well as our other STEM majors. The College’s academic calendar, with immersive three-week terms bookending traditional 12-week terms, creates an opportunity for innovative courses to take advantage of close student faculty interactions and collaboration across disciplines. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make contributions to our women’s leadership core curriculum and engage in research with undergraduates.

Candidates ready to work with a diverse student body are especially welcome. Sweet Briar prides itself on creating a learning environment that encourages young women to fulfill their highest potential. Leadership in all walks of life is fostered by the special connections our faculty make with their students, and Sweet Briar women translate their academic experiences into interesting and important lives.

Required Qualifications: • A graduate degree in a mathematical discipline; • Demonstrated excellence in teaching; • Demonstrated interest in working across disciplines and engaging in collaborative scholarship, teaching, and service; and • Excellent communication skills.

How to Apply: To apply, visit the Sweet Briar College Career Center: https://sbc.edu/human-resources/faculty-staff-job-openings/. All applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) CV; 3) statement on teaching philosophy and research interests; and 4) the names and full contact information for three professional references. Items 1-4 should be in a single PDF file. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


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Contact: Stephen Loftus, sloftus@sbc.edu (fax)
Email:
Postal Mail:
134 Chapel Road
Sweet Briar, VA 24595
Web Page: https://sbc.edu

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