Assistant Professor

Lawrenceville, New Jersey, Central New Jersey
Aug 26, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Mathematics at Rider University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin fall 2020.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for the undergraduate experience and a commitment to excellence in their teaching and research.  Applicants who can bring their enthusiasm for mathematics into courses for majors and non-majors, as well as introductory and upper-level courses are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Responsibilities for this position will include teaching nine credit hours per semester, engaging in scholarship leading to peer-reviewed publications, participating in departmental and university committees, advising students, contributing to student recruitment and retention, mentoring undergraduate research projects and participating in curriculum review and development.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics is required. Individuals with post-doctoral and college-level teaching experience are preferred. 

Rider University is composed of faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds who come together and create a vibrant, living and learning community. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired. Applicants should be experienced with, and committed to, working with such a diverse population.

Candidates should apply directly to our website at and include:

  • A cover letter
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A statement of teaching philosophy that includes evidence of effectiveness and commitment to teaching a diverse student body
  • A research statement, including how undergraduates will be incorporated
  • A statement of commitment and activities towards diversity
  • Three letters of recommendation (with at least one of them addressing teaching)

Review of complete applications will begin on October 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.

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