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Position: Assistant Professor of Pure Mathematics
Institution: Santa Clara University
Location: Santa Clara, California, United States
Duties: The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is offering a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in some field of pure mathematics. We are especially interested in candidates in some area of number theory or geometry. Appropriate candidates will have the ability to develop and teach lower and upper division mathematics courses. The successful candidate will be expected to advise and mentor undergraduate students
Requirements: Candidates should possess a doctorate in an area of Mathematics; have appropriate university-level teaching experience; have a sustainable research program; and provide a completed application
   
Text: Skip to main content Assistant Professor of Pure Mathematics Santa Clara, CA Apply Position Title: Assistant Professor of Pure Mathematics Position Type: Regular Hiring Range: Santa Clara University is a private, Jesuit, Catholic university located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. Faculty are teaching scholars who equally balance a commitment to quality teaching with active programs of research. Ideal candidates should therefore demonstrate not only potential for excellent undergraduate teaching, but also promise in sustained research and scholarly publication. As with most of the departments in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is a strictly undergraduate program. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more humane, just, and sustainable world. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is offering a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in some field of pure mathematics. We are especially interested in candidates in some area of number theory or geometry. Appropriate candidates will have the ability to develop and teach lower and upper division mathematics courses. The successful candidate will be expected to advise and mentor undergraduate students. The University, the College, and the Department have a longstanding culture of equally valuing research and teaching for all tenure stream faculty. Therefore, successful candidates must have a strong commitment to both teaching and research, with the ability to establish and maintain an active research program. Preference will be given to research programs that include undergraduates. Teaching responsibilities will include traditional lower division coursework as well as upper division coursework suitable for the candidate’s area of expertise. The official load for tenure-track faculty is seven courses over three academic quarters, with a one-course reduction for research-active faculty; that is, the typical load is two 10-week courses per academic quarter, for three quarters. Successful candidates should demonstrate not only potential for excellent undergraduate teaching and promise in sustained research and scholarly publication, but also effective service to the Department, College, or University. Candidates should also display initiative and have potential for leadership, have effective communication skills and a strong potential to work effectively and collegially with students, colleagues, and others, have a demonstrated interest or experience in recruiting or mentoring women and other underrepresented students, as well as an understanding and support of the University’s mission and goals. Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should (1) possess a doctorate in an area of Mathematics; (2) have appropriate university-level teaching experience; (3) have a sustainable research program; and (4) provide a completed application. Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor, salary and benefits competitive, includes housing assistance program. Starting Date: September 1, 2022 Deadline: Requested materials must be received by November 30, 2021. Responsibilities: Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to excellent teaching, the ability to establish and maintain an active research program, and provide service to the Department, College, or University. Teaching responsibilities will include development and teaching of traditional lower division coursework as well as upper division coursework suitable for the candidate’s area of expertise, as well as student advising and mentoring. The official load for tenure-track faculty is seven courses over three academic quarters, with a one-course reduction for research-active faculty; that is, the typical load is two 10-week courses per academic quarter, for three quarters. Application Process: Please submit the materials below to the WorkDay system via the Human Resources website. The application will include: 1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume 2. A cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications for the position 3. A teaching statement 4. A statement of current and future research plans 5. A brief statement about potential to engage undergraduates in research 6. A full set of student evaluations for a course or courses, peer evaluations, and other indications of teaching effectiveness 7. Samples of course syllabi 8. Graduate Transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable in the initial application) 9. At least one example of representative scholarship, e.g., published article or book chapter, or dissertation chapter, etc. 10. Names and contact information for three references. If requested, letters from references must be received by December 13, 2021. For questions, please contact Dr. Bob Bekes (rbekes@scu.edu), Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053- 0310, 408-554-4551. Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to the strategic goal of enriching the quality of our community of scholars by increasing the diversity among faculty, staff, and students. Women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups who can contribute to this goal are especially encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths, experiences, or interests related to achieving this goal in their letter of application. Work Authorization: A foreign national who is appointed to a tenured or tenure-track faculty position is eligible for sponsorship by Santa Clara University. EEO Statement ​Equal Opportunity/Notice of Nondiscrimination Santa Clara University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and California State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. For a complete copy of Santa Clara University’s equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policies, see https://www.scu.edu/title-ix/policies-reports/ Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 Santa Clara University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender, and prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internally or externally. The Title IX Coordinator and Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is Belinda Guthrie, Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 408-551-3043, bguthrie@scu.edu, www.scu.edu/title-ix. Inquiries can also be made to the Assistant Secretary of Education within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Clery Notice of Availability Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website. To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences. Americans with Disabilities Act Santa Clara University affirms its' commitment to employ qualified individuals with disabilities within the workplace and to comply with the Americans with Disability Act. All applicants desiring an accommodation should contact the Department of Human Resources, and 408-554-5750 and request to speak to Indu Ahluwalia by phone at 408-554-5750 or by email at iahluwalia@scu.edu. Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website. To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences. Apply Posted 30+ Days Ago Full time R1659 About Us Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees. Santa Clara University requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This mandate allows for limited exemptions. Santa Clara University does not sponsor work visas for staff positions. If hired, individuals must independently provide proof of their eligibility to work in the United States. Santa Clara University offers a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees with programs and resources designed to promote and sustain personal health care, well-being, and the financial objectives of our employees and families. Visit our benefits page for more information. Similar Jobs © 2021 Workday, Inc. All rights reserved.
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