Berry College

Position ID: 1913-147102 [#19983]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor - Mathematics
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Mount Berry, Georgia 30149, United States
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2022/05/03, listed until 2022/07/31)
Position Description:    

JOB DESCRIPTION: Berry College is seeking a new colleague (Visiting Assistant Professor/Visiting Lecturer) in Mathematics for the 2022-2023 academic year. The Mathematics Department at Berry College is a department that is known for innovative pedagogy. Applicants should have teaching interests that can support our foundations curriculum and service courses to partner disciplines. In particular, duties may include teaching courses across the mathematics curriculum - such as introductory statistics, precalculus, applied calculus and differential equations. The ideal candidate will demonstrate aptitude and enthusiasm for teaching in a liberal arts environment, an interest in active learning pedagogy and student engagement, and a commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment that attracts and sustains a diverse population of students, and a desire to contribute to the culture of the department. Candidates are also encouraged to be involved in the activities and life of the department such as attending the department's weekly problem solving group meetings.

REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field and a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Applicants who are ABD should include documentation of that the requirements for the degree will be completed by August 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Berry College offers competitive benefits and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation. All potential employees at Berry College are required to submit to a full national background check prior to hiring.

Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment. Inquiries about interview or workplace accommodations are welcomed and can be directed to Wayne Phipps, Director of Human Resources, at 706.290.2698.

Berry College provides benefit options with no employee costs for medical, dental, disability, and life insurance, including spouse and dependents at a reduced rate.

About Berry College: Located on more than 27,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry College has an enrollment of about 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The college is located in Rome, Georgia, 75 miles northwest of Atlanta and 75 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee. As a comprehensive liberal-arts college with a distinctive mission and purpose, Berry unites a challenging academic program with practical work experience in a context that nurtures spiritual and moral growth, including significant service to others.

We seek faculty who are committed to excellence as teachers-scholars-mentors and staff who are also committed to serving as mentors and supervisors for students who work on campus. Although not required, more than 90 percent of our students participate in our premier student work program. Employee benefits are competitive.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Applicants should apply at and provide:

(1) A letter expressing their qualifications and interest in the position

(2) A CV

(3) Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts

(4) A statement of teaching philosophy

(5) A statement of research philosophy and interests

(6) A statement of experience with Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

(7) Three names and contact information of references.

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