Virginia Commonwealth University, Mathematics

Position ID: VCU-INST [#17366]
Position Title: Instructor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Richmond, Virginia 23284, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics & Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/03/15 11:59PMhelp popup filled (making offers posted 2021/02/24)
Position Description:    

Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, seeks two Mathematics faculty at the rank of Instructor. The Instructor position is a nine-month term position that may be renewed on a yearly basis. Positions will begin August 16, 2021. Responsibilities include teaching a full load of courses each semester of undergraduate mathematics or the equivalent. Future responsibilities may include leadership and coordination in a lower-level mathematics course and committee service to the department in exchange for appropriate teaching hours. Candidates with teaching interests in all areas of mathematics will be considered but preference will be given to those with interests or experience teaching college algebra, pre-calculus, and differential and integral calculus. Required Qualifications: Master’s degree or higher in Mathematical Sciences, Education, or related field. A successful candidate must have demonstrated the ability and appreciation of working with diverse faculty, staff, and student environments and must exhibit a commitment to fostering diversity as a faculty member at VCU.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Mathematics or a related field. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by March 15, 2021.

Application Process: As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences, and academic and professional activities will impact your contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.

To apply, candidates should submit electronically at (a) a cover letter that includes a description of your professional goals and addresses your qualifications and experience as they relate to the responsibilities of this position, (b) a current curriculum vitae, (c) a detailed philosophy of teaching statement, and (d) contact information for three references. In addition, candidates must submit three letters of recommendation electronically through

Applicants are encouraged to review the VCU Guidelines for Writing a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion [PDF] at Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
PO Box 842014
Richmond, VA 23284

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