Centenary College of Louisiana

Position ID: 983-APM [#23343]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Shreveport, Louisiana 71104, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/11/13 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/04, listed until 2024/04/04)
Position Description:    

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Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the Department of Mathematics beginning August 2024. We are considering applications from all areas of mathematics, both pure and applied. Applicants must have a terminal degree in mathematics or a related field, demonstrated strength or a commitment to excellence in teaching, and a willingness to mentor undergraduate students in research. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education, and particularly in STEM.

Successful candidates will be able to teach introductory, general education, and upper level undergraduate courses. Centenary values interdisciplinary teaching and encourages faculty to contribute to and/or connect course offerings and scholarship.

Teaching responsibilities are six courses per year, including a mix of general education courses and major courses. There are also opportunities to teach courses in the Centenary in Paris program, May immersion term, and Summer term. Priority will be given to candidates with an interest or experience in teaching general education math, the calculus sequence, linear algebra, and courses for math majors.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college. Centenary’s beautiful campus in Shreveport’s Highland neighborhood is home to a community of faculty, staff, and students who encourage each other to think critically, care deeply, and achieve more. Centenary is Louisiana’s only U.S. News & World Report Top National Liberal Arts College and is ranked as one of Princeton Review’s “Best 388 Colleges.” The College is located in the Shreveport-Bossier City metroplex in NW Louisiana which boasts a rich cultural heritage and easy access to other major cities in the South.

Centenary offers excellent benefits to faculty including comprehensive insurance options, retirement matching, tuition remission and exchange programs, free on campus benefits including membership to the campus fitness center and entry to all athletic and performance events, and annual support for professional development. Start-up funds are available, along with professional development funds (e.g., for conference travel), and competitive internal research support.

Centenary College is committed to providing students with a firm foundation in the liberal arts and to the value of civic debate, the integrity of science, and the inherent usefulness of the liberal arts to help students lead lives of meaning. Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus encourage applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. EOE.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 13, 2023. Applicants should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity.

Candidates who advance in the search will be asked to provide unofficial transcripts and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews. Official transcripts and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

To apply, send application materials to hr@centenary.edu or: Department of Mathematics Centenary College of Louisiana 2911 Centenary Boulevard Shreveport, Louisiana 71104 Email: hr@centenary.edu


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Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104
Web Page: www.centenary.edu