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Assistant Professor, Mathematics - Tenure Track

Apply now Job no: 492755
Work type: Tenure track faculty
Location: Chester
Categories: Faculty

Widener University has established a COVID-19 vaccination policy that requires all faculty and staff who will be on our campuses to be fully vaccinated and in compliance as a condition of employment. Our goal is that all members of the Pride may safely experience Widener's hands on, inclusive, and personalized learning environment.

Widener University is currently seeking a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences to start fall 2022. Primary responsibilities will be teaching 9-12 credits of undergraduate mathematics per semester, primarily for science and engineering students, maintaining active scholarship, and participating in academic citizenship at all levels of the university.

Widener University is committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and thrive. The College of Arts and Sciences puts high priority on inclusive pedagogy, inclusive mentoring, and community engagement. Those candidates experienced in, or who would enjoy, working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and those who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity, are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas throughout their application. The College also deeply values interdisciplinarity embodied in such programs as African and African American Studies and Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies to which faculty from all Arts and Sciences disciplines are welcome to contribute.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Ph.D in Mathematics. ABD candidates may be considered if the degree will be completed by May 2022.
  • Experience teaching mathematics at the college/university level
  • Excellent communication skills, and
  • Demonstrable excellence in teaching, and a research plan that will allow them to publish in their field.

Preferred:

  • Experience teaching mathematics at the college level as the instructor of record.

For more information about the department please visit: https://www.widener.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/mathematics

Applicants must submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements, a curriculum vitae, and all of the following documents compiled into a single file in PDF format: a) statement of teaching philosophy, b) statement of research, and c) transcripts by December 10, 2021 at widener.edu/jobs. Also, please have three letters of reference, at least one addressing the candidate’s teaching effectiveness, and at least one addressing the candidate’s research, sent to ArtsandSciences@widener.edu. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only those selected to interview will be contacted. 

Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world. As a leading metropolitan university, Widener strives to embody the values that are inherent in our mission: civic engagement, access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation and leadership.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive university, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law Schools located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the university, please visit our website at www.widener.edu.

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