Ripon College, Mathematical Sciences Department

Position ID: 579-APMCS [#23812]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Ripon, Wisconsin 54971, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics and Computer Science
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/11/09, listed until 2024/05/09)
Position Description:    

The faculty at Ripon College is a talented and dynamic group of teacher-scholars who work closely with a diverse student population on capstone and other undergraduate research projects and participate in interdisciplinary collaboration with one another on scholarship and creative activity. The faculty benefits from wide-ranging opportunities for support including curriculum development grants, travel grants, scholarly/artistic grants, and colleague teaching grants. Successful applicants for faculty positions at Ripon College will join a group of teacher-scholars who embrace the standards of social justice; value the principles of equity and inclusion; and seek to foster and facilitate student achievement at all levels.

Ripon College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences to begin August 2024. The Mathematical Sciences Department at Ripon includes mathematics, computer science, statistics, and data science.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching, scholarship, and an appreciation for the role of faculty service in the life of the institution. A Ph.D. in an area of the mathematical sciences is required. The department is working to expand offerings in applied mathematics, data science, and computer science and seeks candidates willing to contribute broadly, in particular, candidates, who can help extend a data science minor to a data science major. All Ripon College faculty advise students, provide service to the college, and contribute to Catalyst, our distinctive core curriculum. The expected teaching load is 6 courses per year or equivalent. Faculty members are expected to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching of courses, student mentoring, and service.

Interested candidates should submit to MathJobs.Org (1) a letter of application addressing qualifications and their particular interest in Ripon, as well as demonstrating a commitment to promoting diversity and an inclusive classroom environment, (2) a CV, (3) undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial is fine at this stage), (4) three letters of recommendation at least one of which attests to teaching expertise, (5) a statement of teaching philosophy, and (6) a statement of research agenda. In the statement of the research agenda, candidates should address how they might involve students in student-faculty scholarly collaborations. Email inquiries are welcome to the search chair, David Scott, at scottd@ripon.edu.

To guarantee consideration, an application must be submitted by December 1, 2023, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

This position is open to all qualified applicants. Ripon College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including, for example, African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, first generation college students, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, and leadership in the academy. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H1B sponsorship) is available for this position.

Ripon College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment. Ripon College is an equal-opportunity employer. http://www.ripon.edu.


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Ripon College
PO Box 248
Ripon, WI 54971