Columbia College, Division of Business, Mathematics and Sciences

Position ID: 881-APM [#13694]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Columbia, South Carolina 29203, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/03/31help popup finished (2019/02/27, finished 2019/10/05)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Assistant professor position in mathematics at Columbia College

Columbia College is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mathematics beginning August 2019. Columbia College is a liberal arts college that highly values the teacher/scholar model. All candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence, a desire to work in a liberal arts environment with emphasis on leadership development, and a potential to sustain a program of productive scholarship.

The successful candidate for the mathematics position must have a Ph.D. in mathematics or a mathematical science by the time of appointment. The candidate must be able to teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate mathematics courses. Credentials in mathematics education and a readiness to teach education courses relevant to the preparation of future math teachers at the middle school level are a plus.

Columbia College, a women's college related to the United Methodist Church, educates students in the liberal arts tradition. The College provides educational opportunities that develop students’ capacity for critical thought and expression, lifelong learning, acceptance of personal responsibility, and commitment to service and social justice. In furtherance of its mission, the College is responsive to the needs of students, the communities to which it belongs, and the greater global society. Columbia College encompasses the women's college, established in 1854 and the evening and graduate programs serving women and men. Columbia College is noted for faculty who foster academic excellence through collaborative teaching and learning; a vital learning community in which character, ethics, and values are cultivated; the study of leadership enhanced by opportunities for practical application; programs that capitalize on advances in technology; and learning environments that extend beyond the classroom. Columbia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For information about the College, visit For information about the City of Columbia, South Carolina, visit

To apply, a candidate must submit the following materials: a cover letter describing their teaching interests and experiences, an up-to date curriculum vitae, a teaching statement that includes one’s teaching philosophy and methodology, at least three letters of recommendation (one of which addresses teaching), a statement about their research and other scholarly endeavors, and copies of graduate transcripts. Unofficial copies of transcripts will suffice for the initial application stage.Those documents must be submitted through mathjobs. org.

In addition, candidates must complete a job application that can be accessed through the following URL: No application will be considered complete without a completed job application.

Review of completed applications will begin March 31, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Further inquiries may be directed to Dr. Alexandru Atim, chair of the search committee, or 803-786-3844.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Division of Business, Mathematics and Sciences
Columbia College
1301 Columbia College Dr.
Columbia, SC 29203

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