Westminster College, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 2333-APM [#14598]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: New Wilmington, Pennsylvania 16172, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/11/01help popup finished (2019/09/26, finished 2020/05/03)
Position Description:    

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The Westminster College Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Mathematics to begin August 2020. Significant experience in statistics, data science, or a related field will be required. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, or a related field by Fall 2020.

Responsibilities for this position include teaching three courses per semester, maintaining an active scholarly program, advising and mentoring undergraduate students, and participating in service to the College. The successful candidate will contribute to an expanded role for statistics and data science in the mathematics curriculum and should have a demonstrated excellence in teaching and an interest in engaging undergraduates in research.

Westminster College is one of America’s most admired liberal-arts colleges, known for its collaborative environment and outstanding experiential learning programs. Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster was founded in 1852 as the first college in the country to offer the same degrees to all people, regardless of gender, race, or religion. Westminster has been ranked among the nation’s top schools for “Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream” (NY Times), “best value for the money” (College Factual), employment success (Educate to Career Index), graduation rate performance (U.S. News), social mobility (Washington Monthly), women in STEM disciplines (Forbes), service‐learning (President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll), and other categories. Around 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from close personal attention from dedicated faculty (a 12:1 student/faculty ratio) while choosing from 41 majors, 10 pre‐professional programs and nearly 100 organizations. Westminster’s historic campus is located in New Wilmington, PA, a beautiful rural setting near Pittsburgh and Cleveland.

Application Deadline: Complete applications received by November 1, 2019 will receive full consideration. Applicants should submit via e-mail a curriculum vitae, a statement about teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment, a statement about scholarship plans (including undergraduate research), and graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts will be accepted). Applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent, at least one of which must address teaching. All application materials should be e-mailed to Dr. Craig L. Caylor, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Westminster College, mathhire@westminster.edu.

Westminster College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, enhancing learning through diversity and inclusion.

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Contact: Dr. Craig L. Caylor
Postal Mail:
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Westminster College
319 South Market Street
New Wilmington, PA 161172
Web Page: https://www.westminster.edu/academics/majors-programs/mathematics/

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