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Continuing Track Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences

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College / VP Area: College of Arts & Sciences
Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Mathematical Sciences, Full Time

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware (Newark, DE). Full-time, continuing track.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware is searching for a colleague to join our faculty as a full-time continuing-track Assistant Professor to support the department’s bachelor’s degree in actuarial science and teach general education mathematics courses.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or a closely related field, at least one academic year of experience teaching college mathematics in the United States, and success on at least two professional actuarial (SOA/CAS) exams (passed within the past ten years).  Candidates’ teaching experience should demonstrate their ability to teach several key courses: Introduction to Actuarial Mathematics, Probability, Mathematical Statistics, and general education mathematics. 

TO APPLY: Applicants are required to submit a a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, teaching evaluations, actuarial exam transcripts, and three names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin on February 12, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AT UD: The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware is within the College of Arts and Sciences.  The department strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment in the workplace. The department has about 50 faculty members in mathematics, applied mathematics, and mathematics education and offers BA, BS, MS, and PhD degrees in a variety of areas. The department averages about $1 million in external research funding each year. 

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at the University of Delaware offers exceptional educational experiences including integrated instruction, research, and public engagement. With 24 academic departments and more than 25 centers, programs, and institutes, the College serves almost 7,000 undergraduate students and over 1,000 graduate students with CAS majors, as well as every single University student through foundational course work. The College has 600 faculty members, emphasizes the enduring value of an arts and science education, and shares a deep commitment to excellence in scholarship and all forms of creative and intellectual expression. The College has departments in the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, and features outstanding research and teaching facilities. Faculty and staff encourage and support innovative interdisciplinary collaborations and students engage local, national, and global audiences through research and creative activity. With annual research expenditures of approximately $38 million and growing, the College currently houses several large, interdisciplinary grants with significant funding from the NIH and NSF.

The University of Delaware is one of the nation’s oldest institutions of higher education, combining tradition and innovation. The university recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the experience of its employees and in supporting its academic mission.  We are committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds, and we strongly encourage applications from educators from under-represented groups. UD 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.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The UD benefits package is one of the best in the nation. A recipient of a NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award, UD has a process for assisting dual-career couples and supports work-life balance through family-friendly policies.

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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