Instructor/Assistant Professor, Dept. of Math, FT, 1 Year, Temporary (2 positions)
Department Summary: The Mathematics Department's mission is to introduce students to mathematics as an important area of human thought, to help students appreciate the beauty and scope of mathematics, to give students the mathematical knowledge necessary to teach mathematics at the secondary or elementary level, to prepare students for careers in actuarial science, business, government, and industry, to serve the needs of students in fields, which rely on mathematics, and to prepare students for graduate studies in Mathematics and Statistics. The Department offers a Bachelor of Science degree with optional concentrations in Pure Mathematics and Statistics, as well as minors in Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science. We also offer graduate programs leading to a Masters of Arts in Teaching Mathematics. The Mathematics Department is located in the new $100M Dana Mohler-Faria Center for Science and Mathematics, and in addition to serving over 350 majors, we provide a large number of courses for the general student population.
Essential Duties: The Department of Mathematics at Bridgewater State University seeks a qualified and committed one-year temporary faculty member for the 2017-2018 academic year, who is passionate about teaching and dedicated to working with undergraduate students. BSU faculty members teach 12 contact hours each semester. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach a range of courses, from those for majors to introductory service courses, including those for educators. One-year temporary faculty members also participate in committee work and in departmental curriculum development. Courses may be offered on the main campus in Bridgewater or at satellite campus' in Attleboro and on Cape Cod.
Required Qualifications: A terminal degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or Applied Math is required for the Assistant Professor position. Candidates with a Masters' degree in these, or related content areas, will be considered at the rank of Instructor. Some experience teaching mathematics is also required. Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching and service, as well as to working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity. They should also have an ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, the ability to work collaboratively, the ability to communicate effectively, evidence of scholarly activity, and a commitment to public higher education.
Special Conditions: Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
EEO Statement: Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Special Instructions: Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position: *a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.