Sweet Briar College, STEM Division

Position ID: STEMDivision-VAP [#20081]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Open, but preference given to statistics or applied mathematics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2022/05/26)
Position Description:    

Sweet Briar is a liberal arts college for women with a long history of forging female leaders. After a near closure in 2015, the College was saved by its alumnae and underwent dramatic transformation. Today Sweet Briar College is repeatedly named by the US News and World Report as one of the most innovative liberal arts colleges in the nation. Sweet Briar College is financially stable and actively growing again, attracting students who are drawn to it for its excellent liberal arts program, coupled with distinctive programs in women leadership, engineering, sustainability, arts and its legendary equestrian program. Its campus is one of the nation's most spectacular, replete with nature sanctuaries, lakes, forests, trails, and most recently, vineyards, apiary and greenhouses.

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, benefits eligible, non-tenure-track faculty position Reports To: STEM Division Head Job Summary/Objective: Sweet Briar College invites applications for a non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics faculty position. This position has the possibility for reappointment or for appointment to the tenure-track. 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. Preference will be given to candidates with a statistics or applied mathematics background. 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: * All but degree in an accredited Ph.D. program in a mathematical discipline, applied math or statistics; * Demonstrated excellence in teaching; * Demonstrated interest in working across disciplines and engaging in collaborative scholarship, teaching, and service; and * Excellent communication skills.

Preferred qualifications * Ph.D. in a mathematical discipline, applied math or statistics.

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) a statement highlighting contributions to or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through work in this position; 5) the names and full contact information for three professional references. The materials should be assembled to a single pdf and loaded into the job application portal. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


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Contact: Dr. Bob Hingtgen
Email:
Postal Mail:
134 Chapel Road
Sweet Briar, VA 24595
Web Page: http://sbc.edu/computer-science