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Requisition Number 18-0074
Post Date 1/11/2019
Title Assistant Professor of Mathematics
City Frederick
State MD

Under the general direction of the Chair of the Department of Mathematics, the full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Mathematics has experience using active learning methods, and is committed to teaching undergraduate mathematics in the context of a small college that integrates the liberal arts with professional studies. Interested candidates may also teach in Hood’s master’s degree program in mathematics education. This position begins in August 2019.



Mathematics faculty are expected to:

  • Teach 21 credits of undergraduate and/or graduate courses per academic year (4-3 course load);
  • Teach a broad range of courses, including general education courses, introductory statistics, and courses for the mathematics major, and possibly courses in our master’s degree programs in mathematics education;
  • Use active learning, exploration, writing, and collaboration as teaching tools;
  • Use technology as a teaching and learning tool.


Faculty are expected to be active scholars and members of the mathematics community. Evidence of scholarship may include presentations at conferences, publication in peer- reviewed journals, and research with students.

Service to the Department and the College

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.


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 cover letter of application addressing teaching interests and scholarship goals, together with a teaching statement, and curriculum vitae. The teaching statement should specifically address the candidate’s previous experience with using active learning methods in the classroom. The candidate should also supply contact information for three references (at least one who can address the candidate’s teaching experience). Candidates may be asked to submit letters of recommendation at a later time. For full consideration, applications should be submitted prior to February 1.

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

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 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. EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

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

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