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Requisition Number 16-0072
Post Date 10/12/2016
Title Assistant Professor of Mathematics
City Frederick
State MD
Description

Under the general direction of the Chair of the Department of Mathematics, the full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Mathematics is committed to teaching undergraduate mathematics in the context of a small college that integrates the liberal arts with professional studies and is comfortable using active learning methods. Experience in applied mathematics and/or statistics is preferred. Interested candidates may also teach in Hood’s master’s degree program in mathematics education. This position begins in August 2017.

Requirements

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Teaching

Mathematics faculty are expected to:

  • Teach undergraduate mathematics in the context of a small college;
  • Teach a broad range of courses, from general education to major courses, and possibly professional development courses for middle and high school teachers;
  • Be willing to use active learning, exploration, writing, and collaboration as teaching tools;
  • Be comfortable using technology as a teaching and learning tool.

Research

  • Conduct field-specific research to enhance general body of knowledge and provide publication opportunities, or avidly pursue other forms of professional development.
  • Conduct research with students, as appropriate.
  • Evidence of scholarship may include presentations at conferences, publication in peer- reviewed journals, and research with students.

Service

  • Support and participate in college committees and/or professional organizations to develop professional partnerships and meet academic needs of the institution.
  • Support the College initiatives to recruit and retain talented students.
  • Act as an active member of the Hood College and mathematics community.
  • Faculty are expected to serve on departmental and College-wide committees, as academic advisors, as liaisons with student groups, and at Admissions and other College events during the year.

Teaching duties and expectations for scholarship and service are commensurate with the faculty member’s employment status.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

A Ph.D. or equivalent in mathematics or a related subject by the time of appointment is required. Some teaching experience, perhaps as a graduate student, is required.

Mathematical Skills

A deep and broad understanding of mathematics is required, together with an interest in and aptitude for its teaching. An ability to use technology in doing and teaching mathematics is essential. The employee must be willing to learn new software as the job requires it.

To Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires submission of a letter of application addressing teaching interests and scholarship goals, together with curriculum vitae and at least three letters of recommendation (one addressing teaching). When saving documents, the file name should include the job requisition number. Please send the letters of recommendation to mathematics@hood.edu. For full consideration, application materials must be received by Nov. 15, 2016.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Ann Stewart, Chair of the Department of Mathematics at stewart@hood.edu.

The electronic application is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, "Apply On-line". If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email humanresources@hood.edu or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. An Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disability

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit http://www.hood.edu/non-discrimination/.

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