Mercer University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 400-FM [#12770, 26035070]
Position Title: Faculty, Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Macon, Georgia 31207, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2019/10/05 deleted (posted 2018/10/08, listed until 2019/10/05)
Position Description:    

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Position Title Faculty, Mathematics

Department Mathematics

Division CLA

Vacancy Number F20-012

Work Location Macon, GA

Job Type Full-time

Job Category Faculty

Responsibilities The Department of Mathematics in Mercer Universitys College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Faculty position to start August 1, 2019. This 9-month, renewable position is open to all mathematical specialties. Responsibilities include teaching introductory, intermediate, and advanced undergraduate mathematics (21 semester hours per academic year); engaging in scholarship leading to peer-reviewed publications; supervising undergraduate research/projects; advising students; serving on a collegiate committee; and contributing to the department and the College through service. Candidates are encouraged to identify area of interest and ability to contribute to departmental programs in statistics or actuarial science or integrative general education courses outside of the department.

Qualifications A Ph.D. from an accredited college/university in the mathematical sciences or closely related field is expected at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for excellent undergraduate teaching, the capacity for ongoing peer-reviewed scholarship, and a desire to be an active citizen in the department and College. Rank will be determined based on the credentials of the final candidate.

Additional Information Mercer University is one of Americas oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs to more than 8,500 students enrolled in 12 schools and colleges. The academic cornerstone of the university, the College of Liberal Arts, is a highly selective, residential institution enrolling over 1900 students. Recently awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University is located in historic Macon, Georgia, which is about an hour south of Atlanta. The Department of Mathematics serves the diverse needs of students studying in the traditional liberal arts, natural and social sciences, engineering, business, and education. For additional information about Mercer and the Department of Mathematics please email or consult the following websites: or Background Check Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate Commensurate with experience

Required Documents 1) Cover Letter 2) CV, 3) Statement of Teaching Philosophy, 4) Statement of Research Interests, 5) References

Special Instructions to Applicants To apply, please submit 1) letter of interest, 2) current vita, 3) teaching statement including philosophy and evidence of effectiveness, 4) research statement discussing scholarly interests and goals, and 5) names, phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references. No applications will be accepted by surface mail or email.

Finalists will send, upon request, unofficial graduate transcripts (redact any personal or private information including, but not limited to, social security number, birthdate, race or gender, before submitting), and three confidential letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses teaching effectiveness and at least one addressing scholarly potential) directly to, Search Chair; Department of Mathematics, Mercer University, 1501 Mercer University Drive, Macon, GA 31207. The successful candidate must submit official transcripts prior to employment.

Deadline: to ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by December 3, 2018. Review of applications will begin December 4, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Department representatives will attend the Employment Center at the Joint Meetings in January 2019.

EEO Statement AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

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Contact: Keith E. Howard
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Department of Mathematics
Mercer University
1501 Mercer University Dr
Macon, GA 31207
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