Berry College

Position ID: 1913-TTAP [#18374]
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Mount Berry, Georgia 30149, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics Department
Application Deadline: finished (2021/09/28, finished 2022/08/01, listed until 2022/03/28)
Position Description:    

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ABOUT BERRY COLLEGE: Located on more than 27,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry College has an enrollment of about 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The college is located in Rome, Georgia, 75 miles northwest of Atlanta and 75 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee. As a comprehensive liberal-arts college with a distinctive mission and purpose, Berry unites a challenging academic program with practical work experience in a context that nurtures spiritual and moral growth, including significant service to others.

We seek faculty who are committed to excellence as teachers-scholars-mentors and staff who are also committed to serving as mentors and supervisors for students who work on campus. Although not required, more than 90 percent of our students participate in our premier student work program. Employee benefits are competitive.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Berry College is seeking a new colleague (tenure-track Assistant Professor) in Applied Mathematics to play an integral role in teaching and mentoring students. The Mathematics Department at Berry College is a department that is known for innovative pedagogy, collaborative projects and a successful candidate will be supported in applying for Project NExT or other professional development programs. The candidate should engage in research activities that involve undergraduate students and/or can take advantage of interdisciplinary collaborations with the newly developed computer science and data science programs, other colleagues in the natural sciences, or other disciplines outside the school.

Duties will include teaching core courses in the mathematics curriculum (such as calculus, applied calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, and probability and statistics) as well as electives in the candidate's area of interest. The ideal candidate will demonstrate aptitude and enthusiasm for teaching in a liberal arts environment, an interest in active learning pedagogy and student engagement, and a commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment that attracts and sustains a diverse population of students, and a desire to contribute to the culture of the department. In addition to teaching, faculty are required to conduct and publish original research in applied mathematics areas (e.g. numerical analysis, probability, data science, mathematical biology). Candidates are also expected to be involved in service activities and to be engaged in the activities and life of the department and the college.

REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Computational Mathematics or a closely related field and a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Applicants who are ABD should include documentation of that the requirements for the degree will be completed by August 2022.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Berry College offers competitive benefits and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation.

Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment. Inquiries about interviews or workplace accommodations are welcomed and can be directed to Wayne Phipps, Director of Human Resources, at 706.290.2698.

All potential employees at Berry College are required to submit to a full national background check prior to hiring.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Applicants should supply the following at:

(1) Letter expressing their qualifications and interest in the position

(2) CV

(3) Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts

(4) Statement of teaching philosophy

(5) Statement of research philosophy and interests

(6) Statement of experience with Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

(7) Three names and contact information of references.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

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Contact: (706)233-4062
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2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149
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