Westminster College, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 900-AP [#15197]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Fulton, Missouri 65251, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2019/11/13)
Position Description:    

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Join Westminster College’s faculty in a learning environment where teaching and attention to student growth are the primary focus. Students can choose from more than 30 majors or a self-designed major to pursue a bachelor's degree. This liberal arts institution is located in the small town of Fulton, Missouri, recently noted as one of the “15 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2019” by Smithsonian Magazine. Budget Travel Magazine designated Fulton one of the top 10 Coolest Small Towns in America.

In recent years the rate of admittance to graduate school or job placement of our students was 97%, with our graduate earnings ranking in the top 15% nationwide.

Department: Mathematics & Physics

Posting Type: Internal/External

About the Department

The Department of Mathematics & Physics invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematics. The department is committed to excellent and engaging instruction, both for our majors and for the general education curriculum. As a department in a liberal arts institution, we take pride in teaching our students mathematics focused on understanding, thinking critically, and considering innovative solutions to problems. Applications received by December 15th will be given full consideration. Position remains open until the position is filled or the search is closed.

Position Description

Tenure-track positions are academic year (August-May) appointments. The selected candidate will be responsible for:

• Providing 23-25 semester hours of effective instruction per academic year

• Providing student support and advising

• Maintaining posted office hours

• Working effectively and professionally with colleagues

Expectations also include service to the college at the department, discipline, campus and college-wide levels. Westminster College seeks a candidate dedicated to ongoing creative and professional growth, expecting the successful candidate to demonstrate levels of scholarship that are consistent with the college's focus on teaching. Demonstration of effective teaching strategies are required.

Required Education

A Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics is required by time of appointment.

Evidence of excellent teaching experience at the collegiate level is desired.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Ability to teach a variety of mathematics courses at the undergraduate level.

• Ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods.

• Ability to relate to a diverse student population and facilitate individual student learning.

• Ability to support students in independent research and study.

• Effective oral and written communication skills.

• Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology.

A Criminal Background Check is required.

Salary: Academic year (August-May) salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Overview of Allocated Time: Instruction (60%), Service (20%), Creative and Scholarly Activity (20%)

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Contact: https://www.wcmo.edu/
Postal Mail:
Westminster College
Dept of Mathematics & Physics
501 Westminster Ave
Fulton, Missouri 65251
Web Page: http://www.westminster-mo.edu/academics/majorsminors/majors/MathematicalSciences

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