Fairfield University, Mathematics Department

Position ID: 1680-BELLARMINEPOP [#21918]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of the Practice
Position Type: Teaching stream faculty
Position Location: Fairfield, Connecticut 06824, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics or Mathematics Education
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/01/06, listed until 2023/03/01)
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Job Description: Fairfield University’s Department of Mathematics invites applications for a Faculty of the Practice in Mathematics at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor to join the Department as part of the faculty cohort of the new Fairfield Bellarmine initiative that is set to launch in Fall 2023. This three-year renewable appointment begins September 1, 2023. Faculty of the Practice have teaching, advising, and service commitments. Faculty will be members of the Department of Mathematics of Fairfield University’s College of Arts & Sciences and assigned primary teaching responsibilities at the Bellarmine campus. Over the course of nine months, the selected individual will have a 3/4 teaching load. Courses taught include precalculus, introduction to calculus, applied calculus I and II, elementary statistics and statistics.

Fairfield Bellarmine is a new two-year Associates degree program located at the new Bridgeport, CT campus which seeks to offer a rigorous liberal arts education in an area currently underserved by higher education opportunities by offering small class sizes and individualized advising. The curriculum will include core classes steeped in the humanities, as is traditional in Jesuit higher education, as well as majors in the professional fields of engineering, health studies, business, and liberal arts. Students who graduate from this program will matriculate into four-year degree programs at Fairfield or elsewhere, or enter directly into the professions. While at Fairfield Bellarmine, students will enjoy extensive support services, including career advising, counseling, food service, technology support, and campus ministry. The campus, to be opened in August 2023, is named after St. Robert Bellarmine, a renowned Jesuit educator. For more information about Fairfield Bellarmine, see www.fairfield.edu/bellarmine .

The Fairfield University Math Department is located in the College of Arts and Sciences and consists of 18 full time faculty, a mix of tenure track, professors of the practice and visiting professors. For more information about the Department of Mathematics, see www.fairfield.edu/undergraduate/academics/schools-and-colleges/college-of-arts-and-sciences/programs/mathematics/ .

In addition to an attractive compensation package, this position comes with the opportunity to help build a new academic program that is at the forefront of improving access to liberal education. As a new institution, Fairfield Bellarmine offers faculty an opportunity to experiment and develop initiatives that advance our educational mission.

The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree (terminal degree preferred) in Mathematics, Mathematics Education or a closely related discipline, and will have experience teaching a wide variety of students at the college or community college level, and a deep commitment to helping students of all backgrounds learn and succeed at mathematics.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a diversity statement, and at least three letters of recommendation commenting on the applicant’s experience and promise as a teacher and mentor of students on MathJobs.Org by February 10, 2023. Please use MathSearch@fairfield.edu to contact.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

Category: Academic - Faculty Non-Tenure Track Performs such other duties, responsibilities, and activities as required by supervisor and as departmental/University needs indicate.

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All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

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Math Department
Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Rd.
Fairfield CT, 06824