Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Location
Westerville, Ohio
Posted
Sep 25, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of Mathematics. Otterbein University, a comprehensive liberal arts institution in the suburban Columbus, Ohio area, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematics or Mathematics Education at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2018. Candidates with expertise in all areas of mathematics, or mathematics education, will be considered.

The mathematics program at Otterbein is unique in that mathematics majors begin, in their first semester, a study of advanced calculus and abstract algebra, while simultaneously studying computational calculus. Students pursue a rigorous course of study, while also enjoying the quality instruction and individualized attention that is a hallmark of our university. The department offers undergraduate degrees in mathematics, mathematics with teaching licensure, and actuarial science. Additionally, we have a graduate program in educational mathematics, with advanced courses aimed at current and future secondary school teachers. The department is relatively large for the size of the university, because there is a university-wide mathematics requirement for graduation. For this reason, half of the teaching schedules serve this need.

Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Mathematics or Mathematics Education by the time of appointment is required. Documented evidence of quality teaching, usually through student evaluations and/or peer review, is also required. 

Responsibilities include providing high quality instruction, pursuing an active research agenda, and service to the university.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and three (3) current letters of recommendation including letters that address teaching experience to: Dr. Paul Eisenstein, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Otterbein University, 1 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH  43081.  Email submissions (preferred) to:  academicjobs@otterbein.edu . For full consideration, please submit application materials by January 15, 2018. Visit us at www.otterbein.edu/careers for further information. Visit www.otterbein.edu/artsandsciences to learn more about the School of Arts and Sciences.  Otterbein University is an EEO Employer.

Otterbein University is committed to providing a welcoming environment free from unlawful discrimination.  To this end, the University prohibits any form of discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, partnership status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, military status, or any other legally protected status in its programs and activities.  However, the University’s commitment to a nondiscriminatory environment is not intended to abridge unduly its commitment to academic freedom, free speech, or its educational mission. Inquiries or complaints regarding any form of discrimination or harassment may be directed to: Scott Fitzgerald, Director of Human Resources and Legal Affairs, hr@otterbein.edu. 

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