University of Connecticut, Mathematics

Position ID: UCONN-VAP [#18998, 495839]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2021/11/12, listed until 2022/02/01)
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Visiting Assistant Professor

INTRODUCTION

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Connecticut invites applications for positions at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2022.

Preference will be given to candidates whose experience is in applied and computational mathematics. Additional information about the Department may be found at http://www.math.uconn.edu.

Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the State’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 schools and colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in mathematics (granted by August 2022), a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching, the ability to contribute through teaching and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with educational technologies, such as online homework systems, message boards, videos, smart boards, interactive technological teaching tools, or classroom personal response systems (“clickers”); experience teaching large lectures. Research experience in applied/computational mathematics for one of the positions.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track positions at the Storrs campus for an initial duration of one year, renewable annually for up to two additional years (three years total). The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus. Faculty may also be asked to teach at one of UConn’s regional campuses as part of their ordinary workload. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The teaching load for these positions is 7 courses a year, approximately 21 credits annually. This load can be reduced through activities such as teaching large classes or coordinating multiple sections of a course.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Employment at the University of Connecticut is contingent upon the successful candidate’s compliance with the University’s Mandatory Workforce COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. This Policy states that all workforce members are required to have or obtain a Covid-19 vaccination as a term and condition of employment at UConn, unless an exemption or deferral has been approved. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

TO APPLY

Please apply online to MathJobs (http://mathjobs.org) and submit the following application materials

  • Cover letter,
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning),
  • Diversity Statement
  • Research and scholarship statement
  • Direct at least three reference writers to submit letters of reference, one of which addresses teaching qualifications.
  • Only complete applications with all required materials will be considered and reviewed.

    Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately, and it is preferred they are submitted by February 1, 2022. Inquiries can be addressed to the Hiring Committee at vaphiring@math.uconn.edu.

    At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community.

    This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

    All employees are required to adhere to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

    The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


    Application Materials Required:
    Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
    And anything else requested in the position description.

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