Wake Forest University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: WFU-ATP [#14874]
Position Title: Assistant Teaching Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/01/01help popup finished (2019/10/15, finished 2020/04/22, listed until 2020/04/15)
Position Description:    

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

The Wake Forest University Department of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking applications for one Assistant Teaching Professor position in Mathematics beginning July 2020. Hiring at the Associate Teaching Professor level may be considered under exceptional circumstances.

The successful candidate will be well prepared to become a leader in teaching introductory and intermediate math classes, and will actively engage with undergraduate students both inside and outside of the classroom. Such leadership and engagement may include developing new or updated curricula, mentoring undergraduate research projects, effecting pedagogical innovation, or organizing introductory courses with multiple sections. The tenant of the position will be expected to be an engaged member of the department and of the profession. We welcome diversity and encourage inclusivity, and seek applicants with demonstrated success or interest in working with diverse populations. A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or a related area is required.

The teaching load is three courses per semester. This position is not eligible for tenure, but it is eligible for promotion to Associate and Full Teaching Professor and for renewal with progressively longer-term contracts. Teaching Professionals at Wake Forest are eligible for all of the same professional rights and resources afforded tenure track faculty except research leaves. This includes professional development support, such as departmental and college travel funds.

The department has thirty-six faculty members. We offer the following undergraduate degrees: a B.A. and a B.S. in Mathematics, a B.A. and a B.S. in Mathematical Statistics, a B.S. in Applied Mathematics, and a B.S. in each of Mathematical Business and Mathematical Economics. The department also has a graduate program offering an M.A. with a track in each of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics.

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 30 national universities. With 5,200 undergraduates and 3,100 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities, and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “Pro Humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to https://admissions.wfu.edu/facts/.

A complete application will include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, at least two of which largely address teaching. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to guarantee full consideration, applications should be complete by January 1, 2020. Applicants are encouraged to post materials electronically at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14874. Paper materials can be sent to Dr. Sarah Raynor, Wake Forest University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, P.O. Box 7388, Winston-Salem, NC 27109 (raynorsg@wfu.edu, http://www.math.wfu.edu).

Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Wake Forest University
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
PO Box 7388
Winston-Salem, NC 27109

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