Catawba College

Position ID: 2587-AP [#16771]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics – Tenure Track
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Salisbury, NC 28144, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2020/11/12)
Position Description:    

Catawba College (“Catawba”) welcomes applications for the position of a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics beginning August, 2021. Applicants for this position should have a Ph.D. in mathematics or statistics; however, Catawba will consider ABD candidates. The area of specialization is open, but Catawba will give preference to those with experience in statistics and/or data science.

Catawba is a private, liberal-arts institution located in Salisbury, North Carolina, equidistant from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte. Catawba enrolls approximately 1300 students from 36 states and 19 countries, and has a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. The Catawba mission is to provide “students an education rich in personal attention that blends the knowledge and competencies of liberal studies with career preparation” and to enable “students to reach their highest potential while becoming responsible citizens.” Applicants may locate additional information about Catawba and the mathematics and computer science programs at

This position requires teaching four (4) courses each semester and regular contributions to Catawba through faculty service appointments, as well as continuing scholarship, broadly defined, and professional development. The ideal candidate will desire to shape Catawba’s community and culture through active participation in campus life beyond the classroom as a colleague and campus leader. In addition, opportunities exist for faculty to develop courses for Catawba College’s Honors Program and/or regularly offer a section of First-Year Seminar as part of their teaching responsibilities.

To Apply: Applicants must submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to

A letter of application; Curriculum Vitae; A statement of teaching philosophy; Evidence of teaching effectiveness; and Contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of completed applications will begin January 4, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status, unless allowed by law and deemed necessary to the operation of the College. The College complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

Please direct additional inquiries to:

Dr. John Zerger, Chair Search Committee Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Catawba College 2300 W. Innes Street Salisbury, NC 28144 704-637-4426

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