Belhaven University, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: 2757-MAT [#21605]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Jackson, Mississippi 39202, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/07/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/11/19, listed until 2023/07/01)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) at Belhaven University is seeking a candidate for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor/Associate Professor position in mathematics. The position requires a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The position is open to all areas of scholarly interest, but special consideration will be given to candidates with a background in statistics and data science who may engage undergraduate students in research projects.

Responsibilities include teaching introductory and advanced undergraduate mathematics courses with flexibility in course assignments, fostering career development in students, and generally supporting community within the department. A successful candidate must articulate a protestant Christian worldview in one's teaching and academic discipline.

Belhaven University’s Math & Computer Science Department
The MCS Department has close to 80 students majoring in one of its programs and fits in Belhaven’s Division of Science & Mathematics, the largest academic group on campus. There is generous support from the university’s administration and a healthy community of colleagues within the STEM disciplines. Belhaven’s Division of Science & Mathematics also boasts a large proportion of female students as well as minority and first-generation college students. We are members of the Mathematical Association of America and encourage students to engage in professional development such as applying for internships, attending conferences, interacting with professionals, and taking site visits. 

The MCS Department offers both BS and BA degrees in mathematics, a BS in actuarial sciences, a BS in computer science, and a BS in computer information systems. In addition to these degrees, we offer a double major in mathematics and engineering with partnerships with the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University. In this program, students receive a mathematics degree from Belhaven and an engineering degree of their chosen partner institution over a five-year period. 

Belhaven’s MCS Department is also a chief sponsor of Belhaven’s Maker Campus, a collection of maker labs throughout Belhaven’s campus featuring 3D printing, small electronics projects, CNC and laser-engraving machining, coding, and other formative technologies in collaboration with the Department of Art and Design. 

Compensation and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. The university supplements major medical insurance. A 403b retirement plan is available for eligible employees to contribute pre-tax dollars with Belhaven University matching up to 8% of annual salary. 

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