Merrimack College, Mathematics

Position Title: Assistant Instructional Professor, Mathematics
Position Type: Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location: North Andover, Massachusetts 01845, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: filled (offers accepted posted 2021/10/28, listed until 2022/04/28)
Position Description:    

*** the listing date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Position Overview: The Department of Mathematics at Merrimack College invites applications for an open-ended fulltime, non-tenure-track position in mathematics at the rank of Assistant Instructional Professor starting in late August 2022. Responsibilities include teaching four introductory or foundational mathematics courses per semester (16 contact hours), usually for non-mathematics majors, and holding four scheduled office hours per week.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach students from a variety of disciplines, including majors in Engineering, Health Sciences, Education, Business, and the Liberal Arts. Teaching with innovative pedagogies is encouraged.


Requirements for the position include:

● A Master’s degree or higher in mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, or a related field, and ● demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level. Also desired are: ● demonstrated excellence in teaching foundational mathematics courses at the college level; ● ability to use technology effectively in the classroom; ● demonstrated interest in and experience with innovative pedagogies; and ● experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in STEM and beyond. Merrimack college is committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community, based on the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. Candidates should describe in their cover letter previous activities or interests related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.

To Apply: Applications should be submitted electronically through Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation that address your teaching. Review of applications will start on November 5, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Statement on Our Mission: Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution of higher education committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community. Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts and empower lives and is inspired by our Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue.

Merrimack College seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to Merrimack’s Augustinian mission and values and advance our work in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that supports our Augustinian mission, our Catholic faith and our values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Required Vaccinations & Remote Work:

Unless otherwise stated above, this is an on-campus position. This is not a remote or hybrid position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for our students and the community.

Merrimack College currently has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Students, faculty and staff are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

About Merrimack College: The only Catholic, Augustinian institution of higher education in New England, Merrimack College is a private, independent, coeducational institution with more than 5,000 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 260- acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category in 2020. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in the U.S. News category.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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:
Department of Mathematics
315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845