University of Virginia, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UVa-APGF2024 [#23265]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, General Faculty (2 positions)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/09/29, finished 2024/04/18, listed until 2024/08/29)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for two positions of Assistant Professor, General Faculty. This teaching, non-tenure track position has three-year renewable contracts with successful reviews based primarily on teaching and service. There is also an opportunity for promotion to Associate and Full Professor. We seek candidates dedicated to the department’s mission of providing UVa students with high-quality education in mathematics. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2024, with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2024.

We actively encourage applications of racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, individuals who identify with LGBTQ communities, individuals from lower-income backgrounds, and/or first-generation college graduates.

The Assistant Professor, General Faculty will teach in the Mathematics Department and help direct lower division courses. Responsibilities include providing leadership through a) coordination of multi-section courses, b) helping to create and sustain innovative pedagogy and curriculum, c) supporting the expansion of current efforts to equip and mentor graduate teaching assistants (GTAs), and d) supporting expansion of current efforts to close achievement gaps for underserved students. The Department of Mathematics' General Faculty group is a dynamic collaborative team that works together to implement evidence-based, inclusive teaching practices in order to improve student outcomes and remove barriers to student learning, belonging, and success. We seek candidates eager to work in this team environment that are invested in and passionate about student-centered teaching. We particularly seek applicants with experience in modern pedagogy emphasizing active learning that helps all students from a variety of backgrounds learn. Professional activity that enhances teaching is strongly encouraged.

Qualifications: Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in Mathematics or in a closely related field by May 2024 and must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Applicants must also have at least 2 years of independent teaching experience in mathematics at the time of appointment, inclusive of teaching done as a graduate student.

Application Process: Submit the following required documents through mathjobs.org:

1. A cover letter summarizing your interest in this teaching-focused position and relevant work in any of the following: implementing innovative pedagogy and curriculum, mentoring graduate teaching assistants, and/or supporting learning for students from diverse backgrounds

2. An AMS Standard Cover Sheet.

3. A curriculum vitae.

4. Three letters of recommendation.

5. A statement of teaching philosophy, including examples of experiences related to the responsibilities described in this ad. For example, it would be appreciated if you could include examples of experiences working in a collaborative setting, in creating (or supporting) innovative pedagogy and curriculum, in mentoring graduate teaching assistants, and in how your skills and experiences could advance the University’s ambition to cultivate the most vibrant community in higher education in order to prepare students to be leaders in a diverse and globally connected world.

Important: An application must also be submitted through UVa's Interfolio system; please follow http://apply.interfolio.com/130432.

Review of applications will begin November 30th, 2023 and the position will remain open until filled. Applications received before this date will receive full consideration. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification (FSAKA).

A competitive salary and benefits package is offered at the University of Virginia. For information on the benefits available to members of the academic faculty at UVA, visit https://hr.virginia.edu/benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, and family medical or genetic information.

The University of Virginia offers confidential Dual Career Services to partners of incoming faculty candidates. To learn more, please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/


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:
http://math.virginia.edu/
434-924-4919
 
PO Box 400137
Department of Mathematics
Kerchof Hall
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4137