Rockhurst University, Department of Informational and Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 2413-APM [#17032]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Kansas City, Missouri 64110, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/08/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/12/14, finished 2022/02/05, listed until 2021/08/31)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Information and Mathematical Sciences in the College of Business, Influence, and Information Analysis (CBIAA) at Rockhurst University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mathematics beginning in August 2021.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. ABD status candidates will be considered, but Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment. Candidates with the experience necessary to teach a range of probability and statistics courses are particularly encouraged to apply. We are searching for candidates with a strong commitment to actively engaging students in the learning process through innovative and equitable teaching practices (inquiry based/oriented learning, active learning, mastery based grading, etc.) and through the use of technology. In addition, we look for candidates interested in engaging students with various mathematics backgrounds in undergraduate research. Teaching responsibilities will include the full range of undergraduate courses and are equivalent to 18 credit hours per year.

The Department of Information and Mathematical Sciences and the College of Business, Influence, and Information Analysis are committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusiveness of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to diversity and inclusion in their teaching and scholarly work are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in these areas.

Application Procedure:

Applications should be submitted to the Rockhurst University website: Please fill out the required information and attach one file under the cover letter tab containing the following:

1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum vitae 3. A teaching portfolio consisting of a statement of teaching philosophy and a sample lesson plan that demonstrates innovative, evidence based, and equitable teaching practices. 4. A summary of research interests that includes specific examples of accessible research projects for undergraduate students with various mathematics backgrounds. 5. Contact information for three references. Two of the references should be able to address the candidate’s teaching and at least one must be able to address ways in which the candidate has shown initiative.

Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Rockhurst cannot accept any application materials (resumes, cover letters, etc.) by email, mail, or walk-in. All applications and application materials must be submitted through our online application system.

Applicants who would enhance the diversity of the University, such as individuals from historically underrepresented groups, are strongly encouraged to apply. Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

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Contact: Dr. Zdeňka Guadarrama
Postal Mail:
1100 Rockhurst Rd
Conway 201
Kansas City, MO 64110
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