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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS [TRACK II, NON-TENURE TRACK]
SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Whitworth University invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics. Track II positions are continuing positions, based on performance and the needs of the university, that are eligible for promotion and undergo regular evaluation, but are not tenure-track. Candidates must be able to teach a variety of undergraduate mathematics courses including applied mathematics.
Mathematics and computer science faculty at Whitworth University operate in a friendly atmosphere that encourages interaction between faculty and students. Instructors are expected to be excited about interacting and working with students from a variety of mathematical backgrounds. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the ability to teach a wide range of undergraduate mathematics courses.
PRIMARY TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES: Mathematics professors at Whitworth teach both introductory and upper division mathematics courses, participate in advising first-year students through the University-wide first-year advising program, advise mathematics majors and minors, and collaborate with students on research projects. They also participate in departmental activities such as curriculum development, long-range planning, recruiting, and other activities essential to the efficient operation of the department. As part of the Whitworth community faculty take part in university retreats, contribute to university governance including service on committees and participating in faculty assemblies, and collaborate across the disciplines. Faculty are also engaged in their field by participating in state, regional, and national professional associations and engaging in scholarly activities.
OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Mathematics and Computer Science department at Whitworth University values diversity of background and experience. We seek scholars who enjoy collaborating with undergraduate students on research projects and who seek the challenge of inspiring students to reach their full potential. We believe that teachers with diverse backgrounds and experiences make our program stronger and provide better outcomes for our students.
STARTING DATE: July 1, 2021
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The department will consider candidates who have a Ph.D. in mathematics with preference for those whose focus in applied mathematics. Individuals who have completed all but their Ph.D. dissertation (ABD) from an accredited institution or international equivalent will also be considered. If a candidate is ABD they must have a solid plan for completion of their dissertation in mathematics.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our Christ-centered commitment to building a diverse and inclusive community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.
About Whitworth University
Since 1890, Whitworth has held fast to its founding mission of providing "an education of mind and heart" through rigorous intellectual inquiry guided by dedicated Christian scholars. Recognized and ranked as one of the top regional colleges and universities in the West, Whitworth University has an enrollment of 2,900 students and offers 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Located on a 200-acre campus of red-brick buildings and tall pines, Whitworth offers a beautiful, inviting and secure learning environment. More than $83 million in campus improvements have been made over the past decade, including a new center for the visual arts, a landmark general academic building, a new science facility, three new residence halls and several outdoor athletics facilities.