Lyon College

2002 19684Position ID: 2002-APM [#19684]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Batesville, Arkansas 72501, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2022/03/04)
Position Description:    

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Lyon College seeks qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor of Mathematics beginning in August 2022. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, or a related quantitative field with preference given to those who specialize in one or more areas of applied mathematics. Candidates who are ABD will be given serious consideration. The primary requirement is excellence in teaching, but research potential is also important. The successful applicant will be able to teach a broad range of undergraduate mathematics classes including Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Analysis, and special topics courses in applied mathematics. Furthermore, the successful applicant will be enthusiastic about teaching core courses that have a significant impact on student retention. Additional responsibilities include academic advising and service on college committees.

Experience at a small, residential liberal arts college as a student or as a faculty member is desirable. Absent that experience, an understanding of the difference between a small college and a university and the desire to be on the faculty of a small college are important. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Lyon College is located in Batesville, Arkansas, a safe and historic town of 10,000 that serves as commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight-county area and named by USA Today as the best city in which to live in Arkansas. The College currently enrolls almost 700 undergraduate students from 24 states and 16 foreign countries. Entering freshmen have an average high school GPA of 3.6 and an average ACT composite of 24 and SAT score of 1117.

Interested candidates should send application materials that include a cover letter, CV, teaching portfolio, research interest statement, and contact information for three current references to Rebecca Varela, Department of Human Resources, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville, AR 72501 or electronically to with "Assistant Professor of Mathematics" in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To learn more about Lyon College go to

Lyon College does not discriminate with respect to the hiring of applicants or with the respect to the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. It is the continuing policy of Lyon College to comply with any federal or state law regarding equal employment opportunities.

Lyon College is an equal opportunity employer.

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Contact: Rebecca Varela, 870-307-7324, 870-307-7001 (fax)
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2300 Highland Rd.
Batesville, AR 72501
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