Oglethorpe University, Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: 2674-MI [#17540]
Position Title: Instructor
Position Type: Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location: Brookhaven, GA 30319-2556, United States
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2021/04/04)
Position Description:    

Position: Instructor of Mathematics
Institution: Oglethorpe University
Location: Brookhaven (Atlanta), Georgia
Term: 2021-2022 academic year, beginning in August 2021
Teaching Load: 4-3
Contact: John Merkel, Chair of Division IX (Mathematics and Computer Science)

Job Description: Oglethorpe University is hiring an Instructor of Mathematics for a one-year interim position to temporarily fill the space left by a retired faculty member. Ideally, candidates will be comfortable teaching precalculus and calculus courses, as well as some of the following courses: differential equations, linear algebra, abstract algebra, real analysis.  The ability to teach an introductory computer science course would be welcomed. The position has a 4-3 teaching load: four courses one semester, three the other, with each course meeting three hours per week. Some service work is required.

Minimum requirements are an MS/MA in Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field, with a Ph.D. preferred. Applications will be reviewed until an offer is accepted. 

About Division IX: The successful candidate will join five faculty in Division IX – Mathematics and Computer Science. Division IX strives to provide a collegial, egalitarian, and healthy work environment.

About Oglethorpe University: Oglethorpe University is a small but growing liberal arts institute with about 1300 full time students. Dedication to students and quality teaching are highly valued at Oglethorpe. Its campus is located in the urban environment of Brookhaven, Georgia, with easy access to the cultural offerings of Atlanta and it’s surrounding cities (e.g. about 15 minutes to the midtown arts district via the MARTA rail system).

Application Process: A complete application includes the following:

  • Letter of Interest specific to Oglethorpe University
  • Curriculum Vita
  • At least two letters of reference
  • Teaching Portfolio that includes
    • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
    • Specific class activities and/or assignments that reflect that philosophy
    • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (evals, etc.)
    • Other relevant items (optional)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Other relevant items (optional)
Applications from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
4484 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

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