Mathematics, Austin College

Position ID: 1455-MATH [#13106]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Sherman, Texas 75090, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/12/03 (posted 2018/11/06)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Mathematics beginning Fall 2019. Qualifications include a Ph.D. (or anticipated) in Mathematics or related field, excellence in teaching, evidence of professional vitality, and a commitment to teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts environment.  

The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching and also an interest in contributing to college-wide programs. Responsibilities will typically include teaching three classes per semester (advanced courses as well as classes in Statistics, Linear Algebra, and the Calculus sequence). In addition, the teaching load includes a January term course in alternate years.

The department recently moved into the IDEA Center: a new three-story science facility including 16 classrooms, 32 advanced laboratory-classrooms, a 108-seat auditorium, and an observatory. The IDEA Center houses the departments of biology, chemistry, computer science and mathematics, and physics. 

Austin College is a leading national independent liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name, the college is related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA). Recognized nationally for academic excellence in the areas of international education, pre-professional training, and leadership studies, Austin College is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope’s influential book Colleges That Change Lives.

Candidates should include: a letter of application, C.V., copies of graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of recommendation. Please combine materials into one PDF document and email to MathSearch@austincollege.edu (preferred). Referees should send letters of recommendation to the same email address with the applicant’s name in the subject line. You may send hard copies to Dr. Beth Gill, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Austin College, 900 N. Grand Ave., Suite 6D, Sherman, TX  75090-4400. For further information contact Dr. J’Lee Bumpus, Chair of Mathematics and Computer Science Department, at jbumpus@austincollege.edu.

Applicants who will be attending the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore in January 2019 are encouraged to indicate this in their cover letter. Review of applications will begin December 3, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Austin College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants. To be considered, applicants must be legally authorized to work without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).


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900 N. Grand Ave, Suite 6D
Sherman, TX 75090-4400
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