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Assistant Instructional Professor, Mathematics

Merrimack College
North Andover, MA
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Position Overview & Responsibilities

The Department of Mathematics at Merrimack College invites applications for an open-ended fulltime, non-tenure-track position in mathematics at the rank of Assistant Instructional Professor starting January 2022. Responsibilities include teaching four introductory or foundational mathematics courses per semester (16 contact hours), usually for non-mathematics majors, and holding four scheduled office hours per week.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach students from a variety of disciplines, including majors in Engineering, Health Sciences, Education, Business, and the Liberal Arts. Teaching with innovative pedagogies is encouraged.


Requirements for the position include:

● A Master’s degree or higher in mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, or a related field, and

● demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level. Also desired are:

● demonstrated excellence in teaching foundational mathematics courses at the college level;

● ability to use technology effectively in the classroom;

● demonstrated interest in and experience with innovative pedagogies; and

● experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in STEM and beyond.

To Apply: Applications should be submitted electronically through by following the link below. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation that address your teaching. Review of applications will start on November 5, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Statement on Our Mission:

Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution of higher education committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community. Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts and empower lives and is inspired by our Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue.

Merrimack College seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to Merrimack’s Augustinian mission and values and advance our work in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that supports our Augustinian mission, our Catholic faith and our values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Required Vaccinations & Remote Work:

Unless otherwise stated above, this is an on-campus position. This is not a remote or hybrid position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for our students and the community.

Merrimack College currently has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Students, faculty and staff are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

About Merrimack College:

The only Catholic, Augustinian institution of higher education in New England, Merrimack College is a private, independent, coeducational institution with more than 5,000 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 260- acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category in 2020. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in the U.S. News category.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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