Assistant Teaching Professor/Mathematics

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Work type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Dartmouth
Department: Mathematics Department
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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Assistant Teaching Professor

College of Arts & Sciences/Mathematics Department

The Mathematics Department at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position.  This is a teaching and advising position, not a research position.  The position begins September 1, 2024, for a term of two academic years and is renewable. 

Duties will include teaching 24 units of courses in an academic year, advising majors, and participating in all university activities, including math assessments, curriculum development, open houses, admitted students' days, and commencements. 

The successful applicant should have a Ph.D. degree in mathematical sciences, a related field, or mathematics education, with evidence of a strong commitment to, and successful history of, teaching core courses at the level of elementary statistics, discrete mathematics, single and multivariable calculus, and differential equations to a diverse student body of science and engineering majors. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience utilizing technology, including computer algebra systems such as Mathematica and MATLAB, or other software for teaching mathematics such as R and Python, and with experience in online education and course management systems.

The College of Arts and Sciences and the Math Department value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations.  We seek a teaching faculty who values working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.  The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and will support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning environment.

Applicants are invited to submit online a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and three current letters of reference, at least two of which focus on teaching.  Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2024.  Applications received before this date will receive full consideration but the review will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon verification of background/credentials and work authorization.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in mathematical sciences, a related field, or mathematics education at the time of appointment
  • Experience mentoring students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds.

Demonstrated experience teaching core courses at the level of elementary statistics, discrete mathematics, single and multivariable calculus, and differential equations to a diverse student body.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience utilizing technology, including computer algebra systems such as Mathematica and MATLAB, or other software for teaching mathematics such as R and Python.
  • Experience in online education and course management systems.

UMass Dartmouth is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer.

The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on all potential employees.

For more information about this position, qualifications, and how to apply, please navigate to our website at UMass Careers

All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for at least two professional references.

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UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research resulting in personal and lifelong student success.

UMass Dartmouth values excellence, diversity, transparency, student-centeredness, accountability, innovation, engagement, collaboration, collegiality and safety.

UMass Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit based factors. 

UMass Dartmouth reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

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Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.

To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will be ongoing.

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The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.