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Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Employer
St. Edward's University
Location
Austin, TX, USA

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Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time
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    Visiting Assistant Professor

    Department of Mathematics

    School of Natural Sciences


    St. Edward's University, a nationally ranked, independent Catholic university and Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Department of Mathematics, beginning August 2022. St. Edward's is characterized by its commitment to the Holy Cross educational mission to educate the hearts and minds of a diverse student body that is deeply committed to social justice. St. Edward's University embraces excellence through diversity and especially encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented racial, ethnic, sexual, and gender minority groups. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to supporting a diverse student body.


    For consideration, candidates must have a Master's degree or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or Applied Math. The successful candidates will demonstrate potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching.


    Essential Responsibilities:

    Candidates should have the interest and ability or potential to teach a range of undergraduate courses and support a diverse student body. Other essential responsibilities include:

    • Teaching three to four courses per semester according to departmental needs and course
    • Teaching introductory courses in mathematics, to both majors and non-majors.
    • Participating in other school and department service activities, where applicable.
    • Opportunities to teach upper division courses according to the candidate's expertise.
    • Opportunities to supervise undergraduate research may be available.
    • Other duties as assigned

    The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package! An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary.

    Medical & Rx Coverage (HSA & FSA Available), Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Pet Insurance, Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave, Retirement Plan, Tuition Benefits, Paid Holidays, and Services & Discounts


    HOW TO APPLY

    Applicants should apply online at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. Application packages should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, and a statement describing your teaching philosophy and your approach to working on projects with undergraduate students. In addition, all applications must include a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement that details the candidate's (1) knowledge, (2) track record, and (3) plans for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion as a professional at St. Edward's University (2-page maximum). Your DEI statement should be included as a separate document and should not contain your name or any other personally identifiable information.


    Applicants should submit materials by April 15 for full consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled.


    About the SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES

    The School of Natural Sciences has experienced significant growth in the last decade attributable to its distinguished faculty, new facilities including over 110,000 square feet of teaching and laboratory space, and our approach to engaging undergraduates in the classroom and in research. The Department of Mathematics offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Mathematics, a 3+2 partnership for Mathematics/Engineering, minors in Mathematics and Physics, and a certificate in Data Analysis.


    About St. Edward's University

    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of 3700 undergraduate and 500 graduate students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's University is a Minority Serving Institution, serving a diverse community that welcomes faculty and students from all backgrounds, as engagement with various perspectives prepares our students to be involved and equipped for life in a global society. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, engaged learning, and exciting research opportunities. Within the last decade, the School of Natural Sciences has brought more than 110,000 square feet of instructional and laboratory space online at its beautiful hilltop location just south of downtown Austin. St. Edward's also manages the Creative Research Center at Wild Basin, where faculty, staff, volunteers, and the public have direct access to a 227-acre natural preserve, a small piece of and gateway to the 30,000+ acre Balcones Canyonland Preserve. As part of the School of Natural Sciences, the Department of Mathematics is housed in the state-of-the-art John Brooks Williams Science Complex completed in 2013, and offers B.A. and B.S. degrees as well as a minor in mathematics and partnerships with several institutions to offer the first part of a 3+2 math/engineering dual degree.

    Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion St. Edwards University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures equity, respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community. For more information on our commitment to diversity, please visit our website https://www.stedwards.edu/about-us/diversity-equity-inclusion


    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. We require U.S. citizenship or permanent residency for employment, and we are not offering visa sponsorship at this time.



    OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW

    Sponsorship:

    We are not offering sponsorship at this time.


    Background Checks:

    A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.


    Available: 8/8/2022

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    Organization

    St. Edward’s University: One of America’s Best Colleges

    St. Edward’s is a dynamic, nationally ranked, Catholic university where teaching, learning, leadership and service come together to contribute to a better world. For more than a decade, we’ve been named one of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the thriving city of Austin, Texas, with partner universities in 16 countries, our impact extends across the globe.

    An Education for Today and a Lifetime

    St. Edward’s offers an extraordinary educational environment that challenges, inspires and empowers students to make a difference in their world. Our academic community is dedicated to providing undergraduate, graduate and adult-learner degree programs that meet the demands of our times, preparing students to lead and succeed in a rapidly changing world.

    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, our liberal arts education emphasizes critical thinking, ethical reasoning and multicultural understanding. Students enjoy the advantages of small classes and personal attention coupled with innovative facilities and advanced technology. And they benefit from valuable real-world experience through research, internships, service and study abroad. Through the abundant learning opportunities a St. Edward’s education provides, our students gain the knowledge and skills they need to pursue fulfilling careers and purposeful lives.

    Quick Facts About St. Edward’s

    • 13:1 Student-faculty Ratio
    • 18 Average class size
    • 50+ Undergraduate areas of study
    • 7 Graduate degree programs
    • 10 Adult undergraduate programs
    • 4,620 Students enrolled
    • 4,023 Undergraduate students
    • 54 Countries represented

    See more facts and figures.     

    Our Achievements Draw National Recognition

    A commitment to students, faculty and a stellar academic environment that’s second to none has placed St. Edward’s in the national spotlight

    • Since 2003, St. Edward’s has consistently been recognized in the top 25 of U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of “America’s Best Colleges.” Currently, we’re 13th among universities in the Western Region.
    • Forbes, Princeton Review and Washington Monthly include St. Edward’s on their lists of the best universities in the country.

    • We’ve recently been ranked one of the top 10 “Best Colleges in Texas” by two highly respected college assessment groups: College Factual (2015) and Niche (2016). 

    • St. Edward’s has been named the nation’s top producer of U.S. Fulbright Students among master’s-granting institutions in 2015–2016. For the last six years, St. Edward’s has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Students, with a record 13 finalists and 10 winners in 2015. Since 2004, our students have won 37 Fulbright grants.

    Strategic Planning Guides Our Success

    From 1999 to 2015, St. Edward’s increased overall enrollment by 25%. And our donors contributed more than $152 million during that time. This record generosity helped grow our endowment to more than $95 million and provided important funding for new buildings and capital improvements. See how we’re continuing the momentum of that success in the years ahead. Read about our strategic priorities for 2018.

    Learn more about St. Edward’s.

    We welcome your application. Apply now!

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