Norwich University

Position ID: 1440-MPROF [#14784, FF0040]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Northfield, Vermont 05663, United States [map]
Subject Area: open to all specialties
Application Deadline: 2019/11/15help popup finished (2019/10/09, finished 2020/02/18)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The Norwich University Department of Mathematics invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Mathematics, commencing in fall 2020. This position is open to all specialties and the department is interested in candidates with strong teaching records and/or experience conducting research with undergraduates. Responsibilities of the position include teaching, advising, maintaining an active program of scholarship, and engaging in service at the department, college, and university levels. The normal teaching load is 21 contact hours per academic year (9-month contract) with opportunities for altered teaching loads available through faculty development initiatives to support scholarship.

The successful candidate will have a passion for bringing excellent teaching into the classroom and will be able to engage our undergraduates in the discovery of mathematics. All applicants must have demonstrated commitment to working with a student body that is diverse with respect to socio-economic status, culture, academic interests, and career paths. Willingness to work collaboratively with faculty and to mentor students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds is essential. We strongly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups.

Our department currently consists of 11 tenure-track faculty members, 3 full-time lecturers, and several part-time adjuncts. Introductory courses are generally limited to a maximum of 30 students, while enrollment at the junior/senior level is typically in the low teens. Tenure-track faculty members enjoy funding opportunities to attend conferences, maintain membership in professional societies, engage undergraduates in research, and further their own scholarship. Current departmental research interests are diverse and include actuarial science, differential equations and their applications to biology and fluid flow, graph theory, mathematics education, logic, Ramsey theory, real analysis, and statistical analysis. Departmental course offerings support the Mathematics major, general education goals, and a variety of programs across campus including those in the Schools of Engineering and Cybersecurity, Data Science, & Computing.

With the hybrid civilian/military ethos as a defining feature, Norwich is dedicated to increasing the diversity of its professoriate, workforce, and student populations in order to meet its initiatives of producing well-rounded graduates who are interculturally proficient and who are internationally engaged as global ambassadors. With these goals in mind, a candidate's experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as experiences overcoming, or helping others overcome, barriers to academic careers or degrees are favorable factors in an application. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their application materials.

Requirements: A Ph.D. or comparable terminal degree in mathematics or related field with a degree completion date of July 1, 2020 or before is required.

Additional Information: Nestled in the Green Mountains of central Vermont, Norwich University is located 12 miles south of the state capital of Montpelier. Major cities such as Boston, Montreal, and even New York are accessible by car within a few hours. Rural but not remote, the Northfield campus is small and community oriented, and is home to students from 40 states and 29 countries. The natural environs of the campus offer a wide range of outdoor activities throughout the year.

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at for assistance.

All candidates must be a US Citizen/Permanent Resident legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.

Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

Application Instructions: A complete application will include

a Norwich Employment Application a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy (not to exceed 2 pages), a statement of scholarly activities & professional engagement including plans for involving undergraduates (not to exceed 5 pages), and three reference letters (at least one addressing teaching).

Please submit each of these materials as a separate file whenever possible.

Review of complete applications will begin on November 15, 2019; the search will remain open until the position is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to complete applications received by November 15. The anticipated starting date for the appointment is July 1, 2020 with teaching duties to begin with the fall semester. Further questions about the department and the position may be addressed to Joe Latulippe, Chair of the Search Committee, at or (802) 485-2326.

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Contact: Joe Latulippe, 8024852326
Postal Mail:
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield VT 05663
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