: 4381 (MA-Math Department)Locations:
: Worcester, MAPosted:
: Oct 11, 2022Closes:
: Open Until FilledType:
: Full-time - ExemptPosition ID:
About Clark University:
Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.
Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub.
The Department of Mathematics at Clark University invites applications for an open rank position (TT assistant professor, TT or Tenured associate professor, Tenured full professor of mathematics), starting Fall 2023.
The successful candidate will have a record of significant research achievements adequate for the rank that they are applying for, in the broad areas of differential geometry, geometric analysis and their applications, demonstrated effectiveness at teaching at the university level, and a willingness to engage in departmental and professional service. Applicants for the TT assistant professor must have completed all requirements for a doctoral degree in Mathematics. Applicants for the tenured associate or full professor must have held tenure at another institution prior to joining Clark University.
The primary role of a faculty member at Clark encompasses maintaining an active research program, teaching, curriculum development, student advising, and university service. The Department of Mathematics values and promotes interdisciplinary collaborations and productive relationships with a variety of entities across the university. The teaching load for faculty engaged in research activities is 2-2.
The department faculty research fields are predominantly in the areas of geometry, analysis and probability. They are committed researchers and teachers, and actively collaborate with faculty at other institutions, including some in nearby Boston. The teaching environment consists of small and friendly undergraduate classes, in the setting of a small urban liberal arts research university. Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University has been a recognized leader in innovative research and education since its founding in 1887. The Department of Mathematics offers a robust undergraduate program and is working with a variety of departments at Clark to develop programs. Our students participate in original research, and many of our graduates have enrolled in distinguished academic institutions or were hired by leading private companies. Additional information on the department is available at https://www.clarku.edu/departments/mathematics/.
Review of applications will begin December 15, 2022.
Clark University currently requires all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions will be made for medical or disability reasons or religious beliefs, and could be made, at the sole discretion of the University, for other well-documented reasons.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Clark University offers a generous benefit package for full time employees that include; paid time off, generous retirement plan, group health and dental insurance, life insurance, and tuition, along with use of many campus amenities. For a complete list of benefits for eligible employees visit here.
To be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Apply to this position here.
Applicants should submit all application materials at http://www.mathjobs.org. The application should include a cover letter, a resume/CV, research and teaching statements and a statement addressing the applicant's contribution to diversity and inclusion. Three letters of recommendation should be sent electronically by the referees through mathjobs.org. At least one of the letters should address the applicant's teaching.
In recent years, Clark University has initiated major steps for infusing equity and inclusion across all aspects of the university. These include the improvement of student life on campus, and changes in the academic curriculum and in faculty and staff hiring. For details, see https://www.clarku.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion-initiatives/.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.
A successful background check is required upon acceptance.