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Position: Assistant Professor - Mathematics
Institution: Xavier University of Louisiana
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Duties: Teach twelve hours of any level of mathematics and/or statistics courses each semester with emphasis on developmental and freshman-level courses. Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, remote, and/or any combination thereof; Work on coordinating course delivery as a team of instructors teaching different sections of the same course; Be active in scholarly service by seeking funding for course improvement with an emphasis on developmental mathematics; Advise undergraduate students including majors in the department; Participate in service activities for the department, university, and community
Requirements: Ph.D. or ABD status in Mathematics; Strong commitment to teaching a full-time load of 24 credit hours per academic year; Ability to develop and teach face-to-face as well as online classes; Demonstrate a strong potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students are essential
   
Text: Skip to Main Content Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Create Account Log In Help Assistant Professor - Mathematics Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Qualified candidates are invited to apply using MathJobs online application site by logging in to https://mathjobs.org. Please submit the following materials: (1) A letter of interest emphasizing qualifications for this position; (2) comprehensive curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; (4) transcripts; and (5) contact information for three references. Please contact the search committee chair, Carroll Diaz at cdiaz@xula.edu for additional information or questions. Xavier University of Louisiana is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Department of Mathematics is especially interested in exceptionally well-qualified applicants who will contribute, through their research, teaching, and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Screening of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applications received before January 22, 2021, are assured consideration. Posting Details Position Title Assistant Professor - Mathematics FLSA Exempt Department Department Of Mathematics Job Summary The Department of Mathematics at the Xavier University of Louisiana invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning August 2021. The Department of Mathematics offers majors in mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in mathematical sciences. Applicants with ABD status are encouraged to apply. The department is seeking candidates that demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and advising undergraduate students. Applications are encouraged from applicants with a strong background in any current or emerging areas of mathematics. The department is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds, minimizing barriers, and increasing equity and completion rates between members of different demographic groups. Duties: • Teach twelve hours of any level of mathematics and/or statistics courses each semester with emphasis on developmental and freshman-level courses. Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, remote, and/or any combination thereof. • Work on coordinating course delivery as a team of instructors teaching different sections of the same course. • Be active in scholarly service by seeking funding for course improvement with an emphasis on developmental mathematics. • Advise undergraduate students including majors in the department. • Participate in service activities for the department, university, and community. About our Department and the Position The Department of Mathematics at Xavier University of Louisiana values teaching and research as essential components of education. The department shares the University’s mission and supports it by preparing students to create a more just and humane society through careers in actuarial science, banking, engineering, medicine, law, and teaching, among many others. The Department of Mathematics offers undergraduate instruction for three mathematics program tracks, namely a BS in math, a BS in math education, and a BS in statistics. In addition, the math department offers a 3+2 joint program with Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC), where a student will get a BS degree in statistics from Xavier University and a master’s degree in biostatistics from LSUHSC in only 5 years. Xavier University’s Mathematics Department offers varied options in coursework and major areas of study which are designed to give the student a sound foundation in the Mathematical Sciences. Faculty members engage in ongoing mentorship and research to prepare each student to achieve the individualized goals they establish; especially preparing them for graduate school and good job opportunities. The mathematics department has a good track record of placing their graduates in prominent graduate schools, where most of them have completed their Ph.D.’s successfully. Minimum Qualifications • Ph.D. or ABD status in Mathematics. • Strong commitment to teaching a full-time load of 24 credit hours per academic year • Ability to develop and teach face-to-face as well as online classes • Demonstrate a strong potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students are essential. • Mentorship and advising of HBCU students leading to readiness for graduate school and the workforce. • Ability and willingness to work collegially. • Commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population. Commitment to the mission of Xavier University of Louisiana. Preferred Qualifications • Ability to teach undergraduate courses to a diverse student body • Ongoing commitment to pedagogical innovation • Ability/experience to mentor undergraduate students in mathematics Special Requirements Summary Work Hours Full time KSA's Essential Duties and Responsibilities Posting Number F040P Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/02/2021 Position End Date (if temporary) Posting Date 12/03/2020 Application Review Date Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Qualified candidates are invited to apply using MathJobs online application site by logging in to https://mathjobs.org. Please submit the following materials: (1) A letter of interest emphasizing qualifications for this position; (2) comprehensive curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; (4) transcripts; and (5) contact information for three references. Please contact the search committee chair, Carroll Diaz at cdiaz@xula.edu for additional information or questions. Xavier University of Louisiana is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Department of Mathematics is especially interested in exceptionally well-qualified applicants who will contribute, through their research, teaching, and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Screening of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applications received before January 22, 2021, are assured consideration. Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.xula.edu/postings/1076 About Xavier Founded in 1925 by Saint Katherine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Xavier is the only Catholic Historically Black College and University (HBCU). Located in New Orleans, the ultimate purpose of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society. This preparation takes place in a diverse learning and teaching environment that incorporates all relevant educational means, including research and community service. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents Cover Letter Transcripts Letter of Recommendation Curriculum Vitae Optional Documents Resume Media File Portfolio If you have technical questions, about this website, support is available Monday through Friday (excluding major holidays) from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. central time. Please call (504) 520-7537 or send an email to hrjobs@xula.edu. To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. 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