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Position: Faculty, Mathematics
Institution: Mercer University
Location: Macon, Georgia, United States
Duties: The successful candidate will have a commitment to student success, working with individual students to encourage success in and enthusiasm for mathematics and facility in quantitative reasoning. The new faculty member may develop innovative programs in support of undergraduate students enrolled in general education math courses. The individual will join other department faculty in advising students in academic programs in software application development and human-computer interaction, information technology and informatics, and health informatics
Requirements: Requirements for the position include a doctoral degree in mathematics or statistics or closely related field from a regionally accredited university, awarded by the beginning of contract; evidence of exemplary teaching or potential for exemplary teaching in face-to-face and web-enhanced formats; evidence of research experience, scholarly writing, and potential for establishing a successful record of scholarly activity
   
Text: Careers at Mercer Faculty, Mathematics Apply now Job Vacancy: F22-028 Work type: Full-time Faculty Location: Macon, GA Categories: Math Position Title Faculty, Mathematics, tenure track Department Mathematics, Science, Informatics Division College of Professional Advancement Vacancy Number F22-028 Work Location Macon, GA Job Type Full-time Job Category Faculty Responsibilities Mercer University invites applications for a Faculty of Mathematics, a nine month, renewable tenure-track position in the College of Professional Advancement, beginning August 1, 2021. Rank to be determined based on the credentials of the selected candidate. The position is based at Mercer’s Macon campus with teaching responsibilities at other Mercer locations and online. The successful candidate will teach general education mathematics and statistics, and graduate mathematics and statistics in computer and information sciences programs. The successful candidate will have a commitment to student success, working with individual students to encourage success in and enthusiasm for mathematics and facility in quantitative reasoning. The new faculty member may develop innovative programs in support of undergraduate students enrolled in general education math courses. The individual will join other department faculty in advising students in academic programs in software application development and human-computer interaction, information technology and informatics, and health informatics. The individual selected for this position will have opportunities to build and shape academic programs to meet emerging needs and help students learn to adapt to rapidly changing environments in private and public sectors, while working in a state with one of the fastest-growing technology economies in the U.S. The successful candidate will work within a collegial and active interdisciplinary department with faculty comprised of dedicated teachers and motivated researchers. Responsibilities include teaching the equivalent of six or seven courses each academic year in traditional and non-traditional formats in eight-week sessions; advising students; mentoring students on research projects; actively serving department and college needs and on committees; developing research; and contributing to the University’s mission. Qualifications Requirements for the position include a doctoral degree in mathematics or statistics or closely related field from a regionally accredited university, awarded by the beginning of contract; evidence of exemplary teaching or potential for exemplary teaching in face-to-face and web-enhanced formats; evidence of research experience, scholarly writing, and potential for establishing a successful record of scholarly activity. Applicants with research-based knowledge and/or work experience in one or more of the following areas will be given preference: applied mathematics, statistics, data science. A skillset or work experience in data mining, machine learning, and artificial intelligence is of interest to the Department. Applicants with experience or an interest in teaching and advising non-traditional students will be given preference. Professional experience in a mathematics, statistics, or data science position in corporate, government, or nonprofit organizations and credentials and/or experience in data mining, machine learning and/or AI are desirable. Professional accomplishments that demonstrate creativity and energy, self-direction, and the ability to work with a highly motivated and diverse team are important attributes of the successful candidate. Background Check Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. Pay Rate Commensurate with experience Required Documents CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, Professional Licenses/Certifications (Other), References Special Instructions to Applicants Interested applicants should complete the brief online application and attach required documentation including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, copies of all professional licenses and certifications, and names and contact information of three references. Finalists may be asked to submit letters of recommendation. Unofficial transcripts may be requested from finalists as part of the recruitment process. Candidates must redact any personal or private information including, but not limited to, social security number, birthdate, race, or gender, before submitting the unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts will still be required from the hired candidate as instructed in the contract letter. Other documentation may be requested. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. About the College of Professional Advancement Mercer University’s College of Professional Advancement is committed to serving post-traditional learners. Undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs are offered to adult learners seeking professional advancement into leadership roles in and beyond their communities. Programs provide students with distinctive, multidisciplinary experiences that integrate theory and practice. In addition to providing general education and elective courses for various colleges and schools at Mercer, the College of Professional Advancement offers degree programs in areas including technology, public safety, public and human services, leadership and administration, healthcare and liberal arts. Programs are offered on Mercer’s campuses in Atlanta and Macon, as well as Regional Academic Centers in Douglas County and Henry County, and online. To learn more, visit professionaladvancement.mercer.edu. About Mercer University Founded in 1833, Mercer University is a dynamic and comprehensive center of undergraduate, graduate and professional education. With more than 8,700 students enrolled in 12 schools and colleges on major campuses in Macon and Atlanta; medical school sites in Macon, Savannah and Columbus; and at regional academic centers in Henry and Douglas County, Mercer is classified as a Doctoral University with High Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutes of Higher Education and ranked among the top tier of national research universities by U.S. News & World Report. The Mercer Health Sciences Center includes the University’s School of Medicine and Colleges of Nursing, Health Professions and Pharmacy. Mercer is affiliated with five teaching hospitals — Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah; The Medical Center, Navicent Health, and Coliseum Medical Centers in Macon; and Midtown Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital in Columbus. The University also has an educational partnership with Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins. It operates an academic press and a performing arts center in Macon and an engineering research center in Warner Robins. Mercer is one of only 286 institutions nationwide to shelter a chapter of The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society; one of eight institutions to hold membership in the Georgia Research Alliance; and the only private university in Georgia to field an NCAA Division I athletic program. www.mercer.edu. EEO Statement AA/EEO/Veteran/DisabilityMercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. Advertised: 14 Dec 2020 Eastern Standard Time Applications close: Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend Share this: | More Send me jobs like these We will email you new jobs that match this search. Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at Mercer University. Please check your email to confirm your subscription. The email address was invalid, please check for errors. You must agree to the privacy statement Subscribe Recaptcha Privacy agreement Search results Position Department Location Closes Faculty, Mathematics Math/Science/Informatics Macon, GA The Department of Mathematics, Science and Informatics invites applications for a mathematics faculty, full-time, tenure track position to teach non-traditional students in undergraduate general education math and statistics and graduate math and statistics courses in computer/information science programs. The successful candidate will have a commitment to student success. Expression of interest Loading... Current opportunities Position Department Location Closes Faculty, Mathematics Math/Science/Informatics Macon, GA The Department of Mathematics, Science and Informatics invites applications for a mathematics faculty, full-time, tenure track position to teach non-traditional students in undergraduate general education math and statistics and graduate math and statistics courses in computer/information science programs. The successful candidate will have a commitment to student success. 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