Tenure-track position in Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics at Berea College announces a
tenure-track position in Mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor to
begin August 2021. 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. The position is open to all
areas of scholarly interest, but special consideration will be given to
candidates whose areas of interest include informatics or computational
mathematics 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. Review of
applications will begin October 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 43 states and U.S. territories and 76
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 $178,000 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 as the Best National Liberal
Arts College in 2016, 2017, 2018, and the No. 1 College in the country in terms
of affordability from 2016 to 2019. 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. 16,000) 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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