Belmont University, Mathematics & Computer Science

Position ID: 1572-AP [#18141]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Math/CS/DS/Stats
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Nashvile, Tennessee 37212, United States [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2021/09/10, listed until 2022/03/10)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Belmont University is seeking applications for four tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2022. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, Discrete Mathematics and Applied Mathematics.

Job responsibilities include twenty-four hours of undergraduate teaching per year (typically four three-hour courses each semester), as well as advising, program management, and other departmental and university professional responsibilities. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to and preparation for excellence in teaching to introductory and advanced undergraduates, including in Belmont’s general education program; have a passion for their discipline that will aid in attracting and retaining undergraduate majors; and be able to sustain scholarly research at Belmont that ideally includes undergraduates. At Belmont, it is understood that scholarship encompasses the scholarship of teaching as well as scholarship of discovery, integration, and application. A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related discipline is required; teaching experience preferred. For Data Science, Computer Science and Statistics, relevant experience might be considered in lieu of a Ph.D. The successful applicant in Data Science will contribute to building multidisciplinary programs as part of the new Belmont Data Collaborative in partnership with Nashville’s industry leaders (for- and non-profit, as well as government) as well as creating a pipeline of well-trained and qualified graduates. 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 An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” must be attached to complete the online application.

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 Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning and service. During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning, service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.

Located two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University consists of nearly 8,800 students who come from every state and 33 countries. Consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for innovation and commitment to undergraduate teaching, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered and student-focused community of learning and service. As a campus that aims to Let Hope Abound, the University is committed to producing graduates who are Hope Inspiring, Character Forming, Future Shaping, Community Engaging and Bridge Building people. With more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University. Belmont’s Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals.

Review of applications will begin on October 1 and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications which arrive by October 1.

The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

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Contact: Daniel Biles
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Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Belmont University
1900 Belmont Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37212
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