Sewanee: The University of the South, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

1415 23216Position ID: 1415-PROFESSOR [#23216, 202100298]
Position Title: Mathematics and Computer Science Professor, Tenure-track
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Sewanee, Tennessee 37383, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Computer Science, Statistics, or Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/09/26, listed until 2024/03/26)
Position Description:    

Position Overview 
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level that will begin in August 2024. 

Position Description 
This position carries a teaching load of five courses per year and requires a Ph.D. in computer science, statistics, or mathematics. Those with experience and/or interest in supporting our department’s new Data Analytics program are especially encouraged to apply. 

Attributes of a Successful Candidate 
The Department seeks colleagues who are committed to: 
  • excellence in teaching across the curriculum, 
  • continued scholarship, 
  • close student mentorship, and 
  •  engagement in the broader community. 
all of which should be addressed in the application. A careful review of applications for these positions will begin on December 1, 2023, and will continue until the positions have been filled. 

A complete application includes the following: 
  • a cover letter that includes an overview of current and anticipated research activity. 
  • a curriculum vitae, 
  • a statement of teaching philosophy that demonstrates a commitment to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion, 
  • two letters of reference, at least one of which addresses commitment to quality teaching and another that addresses the potential for continuation of scholarly efforts,  
  • an (unofficial) graduate transcript. 
Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening. 

Supplemental Information 
The University of the South includes a nationally ranked residential College of Arts and Sciences and a School of Theology. The University is strongly committed to the values of intellectual inquiry, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and living and serving in community. Situated on 13,000 acres atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee is known for its stunning natural beauty while providing easy access to Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville. The University is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and seeks to help employees of all backgrounds and identities flourish. 

DEI Institutional Statement: 
At the University of the South, our commitment to inclusion and belonging is grounded in our core values of community, courage, flourishing, and inquiry. We seek to build a community enriched by our diversity and centered on equity, justice, mutual respect, and shared responsibility. 

Equal Employment Opportunity: 
The University of the South is an equal-opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

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:
email address
735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN 37383-1000