Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Statistics (Teaching) – Vancouver Campus, Non-Tenure Car...

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Washington State University
Location
Vancouver, WA

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Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Title:

158-NN - Teaching Assistant Professor - Career

Business Title:

Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Statistics (Teaching) – Vancouver Campus, Non-Tenure Career Track

Additional Titles:

Location:

WSU VANCOUVER CAMPUS

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Washington State University Vancouver invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Teaching), Career Track faculty position.

The successful applicant will be a scholar whose field is in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics or a closely related field who is strongly committed to developing quality educational experiences while also being deeply interested in mentoring and contributing to campus diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. The position will begin on August 16, 2022 on the Vancouver campus.

Job Duties:

Teaching load is 4/4. Instruction is 80% and service is 20%. The successful applicant is expected to teach introductory-level and upper-division courses within the Mathematics and Statistics curriculum. These classes include: precalculus and calculus sequence courses, differential equations, linear algebra, probability and statistics, mathematical analysis and other upper-division courses. Candidates must demonstrate strong commitment to teaching and service.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics or a closely related field.

  • Evidence of successful teaching ability at the undergraduate level and a commitment to mentoring students from diverse backgrounds

  • Commitment to, knowledge of, and/or experience with WSU Vancouver’s strategic goal to promote an ethical and socially just society through an intentional commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging. (https://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/strategic-plan)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in teaching introductory and upper-division courses in mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics Industry experience.

WSU Vancouver:

Washington State University is a multi-campus Tier 1 research university with faculty in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics on three campuses (WSU Vancouver, WSU Pullman and WSU Tri-Cities). WSU Vancouver is an inclusive and non-residential research university dedicated to offering premier undergraduate educational and research experiences. Situated on 351 scenic acres, WSU Vancouver is in the homeland of the Chinookan and Taidnapam peoples and the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. WSU Vancouver offers many opportunities for community engagement, close student-faculty collaboration, and an excellent quality of life.

WSU Vancouver is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourages applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and individuals who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our strategic goal of creating an equitable and inclusive community. The state of Washington prohibits discrimination in employment based on Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, Creed, Disability, Age, Marital Status, Sexual Orientation, and honorably discharged Veteran or Military status.

Additional Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at hrs@wsu.edu or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

Area/College:

Washington State University Vancouver


Department Name:

College of Arts and Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics


City, State, Zip:

Vancouver, WA 98686


Department Link: http://www.math.wsu.edu/


9-Month Academic Year Salary:

$56,383

Benefits:

WSU offers full-time employees a competitive benefits package including up to 49 days off per year through paid holidays/sick leave/annual leave, a choice of retirement plans, medical/dental/vision, basic life and long-term disability insurance, and an employee tuition waiver program. Information at http://hrs.wsu.edu/employees/benefits/.


FTE:

100%, 9-month position, 75% blended FTE


Tenure Track:

No


Position Type:

This is an initial three year fixed-term appointment with possibility of renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Post Close Date:

This position will remain open until filled. Screening of applications will begin on June 3, 2022.


Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.


Application Instructions:

At the time of application, please be prepared to submit the following materials:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae (uploaded in the resume section).

  • Cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications (uploaded in the first questionnaire).

  • There will be a supplemental questionnaire with the following documents required:

  • A Teaching Statement

    • Statement of teaching interests and experience.

    • One sample syllabus from a previously taught course.

    • Summary teaching evaluations for all courses taught since 2019.

  • Statement of commitment and contributions to inclusion, equity, and diversity (guidelines found here).

  • Contact information for at least three (3) professional references (name, relation to reference, phone number and email address).

In addition, semi-finalist candidates will be asked to provide 3 letters of reference.

Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Janet DeWitt, Search Committee staff support, jldewitt@wsu.edu.

For information regarding the application process, please contact Human Resource Services: karen.ito@wsu.edu.

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

9 Month - Summer

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Organization

Working at Washington State University

Founded as the people’s university, WSU embraces its land-grant heritage, seeking to transform lives through education, research, and community engagement and service. The University has been delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to the state, region, nation, and the world for nearly 130 years. WSU enjoys productive partnerships with major industries in the state, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, technology, and construction. The colleges at WSU Health Sciences Spokane have formed robust partnerships across the state of Washington, both with large medical centers and hospitals, as well as a variety of rural and community hospitals and clinics.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

Diversity Profile: Washington State University

As a land-grant institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion serve as core values and beliefs of Washington State University (WSU). At the university, college, or department level, WSU is committed to fostering open, proactive dialogue to create a more inclusive culture at all its locations including the five physical campuses and its online Global Campus, as well as its 39 Extension offices, four research centers, and 25 small business development centers.

Core Belief

WSU is committed to achieving an ethical and socially just society for all. Instituting social change on a large scale begins at home with system-level policies that actively promote equity. The University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout every aspect of its statewide system. We strive to create a climate that enables underrepresented students, faculty, and staff to thrive in communities that foster a sense of belonging in a culture of inclusion. The ultimate goal? Creation of institutional culture in which inclusion and equity are the norms, a model that helps move the world toward a place in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.

Core Value

Equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Promotion of an ethical and socially just society through an intentional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

WSU’s core ideology can be found in its System Strategic Plan. 

WSU’s Student Body

WSU's student body statewide is ethnically diverse: 31 percent of our students are underrepresented minorities, and first-generation students represent nearly 33 percent of the total enrollment. About 15 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington and about 7 percent are international students. System-wide enrollment reached a record 31,607 students in fall 2019.

Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Recently Announced

Dr. Lisa Guerrero was recently named associate vice provost for inclusive excellence. Guerrero has been an active advocate for diversity and inclusion since joining the WSU faculty in 2004. She is currently a professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies in WSU’s School of Languages, Cultures, and Race. She will maintain her faculty position, while serving as associate vice provost in a half-time appointment.

Dr. Guerrero will provide leadership to academic affairs in implementing WSU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. She will help to identify and implement best practices and evidence-based approaches in faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, research support, faculty retention, teaching and mentoring, and curriculum planning. One of her first areas of responsibility will be to oversee the Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas faculty cluster hire program for Fall 2021.

Representative Affinity Groups

Representative affinity groups within the Washington State University system include the following:

WSU Resources and Offices

WSU Human Resource Services supports a climate of integrity and equity that actively reflects open, respectful dialog. Additional resources are available on the Human Resource Services website.

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