College of St. Benedict/St. John's University

Position ID: 2933-MATH [#19778]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Math - 1 year
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Collegeville, Minnesota 56321, United States
Subject Area: Math
Application Deadline: finished (2022/03/22, finished 2023/03/25, listed until 2022/09/22)
Position Description:    

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The Mathematics Department at the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University invites applications for a one-year full-time term position in Mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor, for August 2022 to May 2023. Responsibilities will include teaching three undergraduate courses per semester.

The Mathematics Department at CSB/SJU is a collegial and engaged team of twelve teacher-scholars with a broad range of specializations. The mission of the Mathematics Department at the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University is to create a supportive learning community that is intellectually challenging to undergraduate students and faculty. Small class sizes of 15--29 students and the Mathematics Department’s newly renovated teaching space support our mission. Please see the following website for more information about our curriculum and department.

The College of Saint Benedict (CSB), a liberal arts college for women, and Saint John's University (SJU), a liberal arts college for men, are located in the central lakes area of Minnesota, surrounded by more than 3,000 acres of pristine forests, prairies, and lakes. The campuses are minutes away from St. Cloud, an increasingly diverse regional center with a population of over 100,000, and 70 miles from Minneapolis and St. Paul. Some CSB/SJU faculty and staff choose to reside locally, while others commute from the Twin Cities. Both St. Cloud and the Twin Cities offer a wide range of fine arts, cultural, dining, recreational, and sporting opportunities. CSB/SJU are Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition enlivened by values of community, hospitality, stewardship, and justice. The schools are dedicated to cultivating an equitable, inclusive community founded on respect for all persons. Students, staff and faculty from many diverse belief systems and backgrounds collectively bring a rich dimension to the academic, cultural, and religious experience at CSB/SJU. We welcome faculty who devote themselves with passion and integrity to their disciplines and to a transformative education of their students. With a total enrollment of approximately 3600 students, faculty members develop relationships with students in small classroom settings and have opportunities to work closely with students on research projects, experiential learning experiences, and study abroad programs. Recent initiatives to create a dynamic general education curriculum and to develop plans for a new teaching and learning center demonstrate strong institutional support for faculty development. CSB/SJU offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program.

Our Institutional Commitment to Diversity

The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University believe that an excellent liberal arts education requires an understanding and appreciation of cultural difference and that everyone deserves to feel safe and morally valued. To that end, we challenge our own practices and systems. Our commitment to an inclusive environment is incorporated into all decision-making processes. We dedicate ourselves to cultivating an equitable, inclusive community founded on respect for all persons. We commit to:

Foster a learning and working environment that reflects respect for all persons Make decisions in accordance with our commitment to inclusivity Promote inclusion via self-reflection and professional development Respond to the common call of Catholic social justice teaching and Benedictine values to dismantle systems of oppression Share and engage these practices in all that we do in the classroom, across our campuses, and in the greater world

Qualifications: Candidates should have the following qualifications. A PhD or ABD in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field by the start of Fall 2022 Ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate level Interest in teaching at an undergraduate institution Interest in research-informed and active teaching methods Evidence of flexibility and adaptability Evidence of working with others in a collaborative environment Commitment to the liberal arts Commitment to inclusivity

To Apply Please send the following items to apply.

Letter of application

A thoughtful statement of your teaching philosophy that addresses your ability to teach at the undergraduate level

A short statement of your support of inclusivity. In your statement, please (1) affirm that you support inclusive practices and (2) give one example of an inclusive practice you would like to employ at CSB/SJU.

Curriculum vitae

Names and contact information for at least three references, two of which address your potential as a teacher

Unofficial graduate school transcripts

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