Mathematics and Computer Science, St. Mary's College of Maryland

1600 11765Position ID: SMCM-VAP [#11765]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686, United States [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2018/03/01, listed until 2018/09/01)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at St. Mary's College of Maryland invites applications for two positions, a two-year visiting position in Mathematics, and a one-year visiting position in Mathematics, both starting Fall 2018, pending final approval of funding. Applicants for the two-year position should have expertise in Statistics, Data Science, or other applied fields, and hold a Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics or a related area at the time of the appointment. Applicants for the one-year position should have expertise in any area of mathematics or related applied fields and hold a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related area at the time of appointment. (Those awaiting their dissertation defense may be considered. If hired, the candidate would serve as Visiting Instructor of Mathematics until terminal degree is acquired.)

A successful applicant will be an outstanding teacher with a commitment to attracting and retaining students from underrepresented groups (including women). The new hire will be able to teach a wide range of undergraduate statistics and mathematics courses, and be dedicated to the liberal arts tradition. The teaching load is three courses per semester.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary’s City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland’s public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

St. Mary's College embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy which includes discussion of how the applicant’s teaching would contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation (at least one of which should specifically address your teaching). Applications are being accepted online at apply.interfolio.com/48403 for the two-year position and at apply.interfolio.com/49068 for the one-year position. Questions may be addressed to: math-search-2018@smcm.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; applications received by April 7 will receive full consideration. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


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Contact: Alex Meadows
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47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, MD, 20686-3001
Web Page: http://www.smcm.edu/mathcs/

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