Mathematics Department, Hollins University

1494 12886Position ID: 1494-VAPM [#12886]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Roanoke, Virginia 24020, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/11/16 (accepting applications posted 2018/10/18)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics. This is a full-time, three-year faculty position beginning in July 2019. The position is eligible for employee benefits, and may be renewable.

The ideal candidate will be a teacher and scholar who can offer courses in mathematics at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, and who has interests and expertise in an area of pure mathematics. The position carries a teaching load of three courses per semester, and requires ongoing scholarly activity in the form of publications and presentations. Other duties include advising students, conducting independent studies, supervising students in their senior projects, and participating in department activities.

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements: Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field in-hand by time of appointment or status as an advanced ABD, evidence of scholarly achievement, and an excellent record of teaching at the undergraduate level. Applicants must also demonstrate a clear understanding of and strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts institution and willingness to contribute to the department’s focus on teaching to both majors and non-majors. Hollins University is committed to the core values of diversity and inclusion, and applications are sought from those who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations. Candidates are encouraged to comment, either in their cover letter or in a separate statement, on how their writing, research, teaching, and/or service experience will enhance the institution’s efforts to support these values and an increasingly diverse student population. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to mathsearch@hollins.edu. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 16, 2018.

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. Founded in 1842 as Virginia's oldest chartered women's college, Hollins guarantees the following to every undergraduate student: research opportunities, access to study abroad, internship(s) and access to its extensive alumnae network, and leadership training. The campus is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, and has the amenities of a mid-sized city in the immediate vicinity.

Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer. Hollins values diversity in its community, and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented populations.


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