Furman University, Department of Mathematics

359 12480Position ID: Furman-ORTT19 [#12480]
Position Title: Open-Rank Tenure-Track Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Greenville, South Carolina 29613, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics
Application Deadline: 2018/11/11 finished (2018/09/10, finished 2019/05/12, listed until 2019/03/10)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at Furman University invites applications for two tenure track positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level to begin in the fall of 2019. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or a closely related field by August 1, 2019 and all areas of specialty will be considered. The position requires teaching excellence, scholarly and professional activity, and effective institutional service. The Department of Mathematics confers bachelor’s degrees with majors in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and a joint major with the Department of Economics (Mathematics-Economics). There are currently 12 faculty members who are all involved in various aspects of teaching, undergraduate research, mathematics research and related professional activity, providing students with learning opportunities outside the classroom and in the community, and contributing to Furman’s university-wide First Year Writing Seminar program. Furman professors advise undergraduates both formally and informally, and work to build a welcoming student-faculty community. The typical teaching load is five courses per year.

Furman University is a selective private liberal arts and sciences college committed to helping students develop intellectually, personally, and interpersonally and providing the practical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly-changing world. Furman professors are exceptional teacher-scholars who mentor undergraduate students within a campus community that values and encourages diverse ideas and perspectives. Our recently-launched strategic vision, The Furman Advantage, promises students an individualized four-year pathway facilitated by a team of mentors and infused with a rich and varied set of high-impact experiences outside the classroom that include undergraduate research, study away, internships, community-focused learning, and opportunities to engage across disciplines. Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.

Furman is located in Greenville, South Carolina, which is one of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast and is ranked among "America's Ten Best" by Forbes Magazine. The charming downtown features excellent restaurants, in-town parks, shops, museums, galleries, music venues, and theaters. The city also has excellent public and private schools and a vibrant international community. A 20-mile bike and running trail connects the university to Greenville and to Travelers Rest, which was named “one of America’s coolest small towns.” The surrounding area abounds with outdoor recreational activities and has some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers, and mountains in the country. Greenville is within easy reach of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Atlantic beaches. It is an ideal place to live and work.

Applications will be taken through mathjobs.org. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, statement of research interests, an unofficial copy of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and a diversity statement that describes how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values. Three letters of recommendation should also be submitted. Questions may be asked by email – write to Department Chair Mark R. Woodard, at mark.woodard@furman.edu. Review of applications will begin as soon as the job is posted on mathjobs.org and will continue until the position is filled, but to ensure full consideration, applications should be completed by November 11, 2018.

Furman University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

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

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613

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