Tenure-track position in Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics at Berea College invites
applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematics at the rank of
Assistant Professor to begin August 2020. The position requires a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics.
Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in
undergraduate education in a diverse and inclusive environment as well as
peer-reviewed scholarship. Special consideration will be given to candidates
whose areas of scholarly interests complement those of current faculty and may
engage undergraduates in genuine research activities.
Responsibilities include: teaching introductory and advanced
undergraduate mathematics courses; supervising undergraduate teaching assistants;
advising undergraduate mathematics majors and minors; collaborating with faculty
on curriculum design, learning outcomes assessment, and other initiatives; and engage
in ongoing faculty development and scholarship. Successful candidates will,
through their teaching, scholarship or service, demonstrate a commitment to
building a diverse community.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, statement of
teaching philosophy, statement of scholarly interests, academic transcripts,
current CV, and three letters of recommendation. Once
your completed application is received, a request for references will be sent
to your email. Review of applications will begin November 1
and continue until the position is filled.
Founded in 1855, Berea College achieved national
distinction as the first coeducational and interracial college in the South.
Berea has a longstanding commitment to interracial education, and is one of the
most racially diverse private liberal arts colleges in the United States. With
an emphasis on service to Appalachia and beyond, Berea enrolls 1,650 students
from 40 states and 60 countries. Berea College only admits students who are
unable to afford tuition and provides all of them a no-tuition promise, valued
at more than $176,000 over four years. Berea’s students excel in the College’s
supportive yet demanding academic environment, and many are the first in their
families to graduate college. As one of eight federally recognized Work
Colleges, all Berea students hold a position in which they work 10-12 hours
Monthly ranked Berea College No. 1 in the South, while the Wall
Street Journal and Times (of London) Higher Education ranked Berea the No. 1
College in the country in terms of affordability. In their 2019 report US News
and World Report ranked Berea as the best liberal arts college in Kentucky; No.
8 in Best Undergraduate Teaching; and No. 2 in Most Innovative Schools. Berea’s
recognition comes from success in educating and graduating academically
talented, low-income students who become service-oriented leaders in their
professions and communities.
Located where the Bluegrass Region meets the Cumberland Mountains, the town of Berea (pop. 15,000) lies forty miles south of Lexington and is approximately two hours from Cincinnati, Louisville, and Knoxville. More information about Berea College is available at www.berea.edu.
Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all people of the earth to learn and work here.
Berea College is always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team. If you think you are ready to be a part of an exciting team, then we encourage you to continue with this applicant friendly, online job application!
Berea College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.
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