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Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Job no: 494436
Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Mathematical Sciences, Full Time
Department:Mathematical Sciences (02553)

University of Delaware – Mathematical Sciences Assistant Professor

 

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware invites applications for a continuing track (non-tenure, rolling contract) faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will teach in our innovative Mathematical Sciences Learning Laboratory (MSLL). MSLL integrates active learning and other evidence-based teaching strategies, principles of continuous improvement, learning technologies, and a collaborative instructional team with the goal of studying and improving teaching and learning in foundational college mathematics courses.

 

We seek candidates committed to and/or experienced in the following: 1) teaching mathematics in active learning environments, 2) leveraging technology to support student learning, and 3) collaborating with teams of instructors to teach, study, and improve entry-level college mathematics courses. Applications should include evidence of a strong commitment to developing excellence in teaching and a strong interest in teaching foundational college mathematics courses. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or a related field. For candidates whose doctoral degree is not in mathematics, a master’s degree in mathematics or its equivalent is preferred.

 

The successful candidate will teach introductory mathematics courses to a variety of audiences. The expected workload is twelve credits per semester for the Fall and Spring semesters (9 months).  The expected start date is August 15, 2020.

 

To apply, the following materials should be submitted electronically to the MathJobs system (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/15236): an AMS cover sheet, a detailed cover letter outlining interest in the position and relevant skills and experience, a current CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy (maximum of three pages) addressing the job qualifications described above. In exceptional circumstances, applications may be sent by mail to Prof. Dawn Berk, Continuing Track Search Committee; Department of Mathematical Sciences; University of Delaware; Newark, DE 19716.

 

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

The University of Delaware recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds, and this continues to be an important goal for our Department. The University of Delaware provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression (www.udel.edu/home/legal-notices/).

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