The faculty member will teach three courses each semester (12 credit hours) and be expected to teach courses across the entire undergraduate curriculum. Active research in line with the department’s guidelines for scholarly activity
An earned Ph.D. in pure or applied mathematics
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Assistant Professor, Mathematics (2 positions) Samford University’s Howard College of Arts and Sciences invites individuals interested in serving in a Christian university environment to submit an application for the position of assistant professor of mathematics . Th e two available tenure - track faculty position s will begin August 2018. The faculty member will teach three courses each semester (12 credit hours) and be expected to teach courses across the entire undergraduate curriculum. Active research in line with the department’s guidelines for scholarly activity is required. Additional responsibilities include advising students , and providing departmental, college, uni versity and professional service. T he department, college and university are strong supporters of undergraduate research and faculty - directed student projects. Qualified candidates will hold an earned Ph.D. in pure or ap plied mathematics . A d emonstrated record o f effective teaching is preferred. Candidates with an area of research that complements existing areas of specialty in the department will be given higher consideration. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in undergraduate research and f aculty - directed student projects, or with specific ideas for projects they might lead. A commitment to academic excellence and the ability to work effectively with faculty, students and colleagues is expected. Candidates must be willing to support the Chri stian mission of Samford University and Howard College. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The department currently has nine full - time faculty members and approximately 70 majors and 20 minors split between mathemati cs and computer science. Samford University is located in Birmingham, Alabama, and is a nationally recognized academic institution. Samford is ranked 4 th in the South among regional universities by U.S. News & World Report , and has been nationally recognized for academics, affordability and value by a number of prestigious publications and rankings. For more information, go to samford.edu . Review of appl ications will begin Dec ember 1 , 2017 , of application, curriculum vita e with three references, evidence of teaching effectiveness, description of leadership experience, research interests and activiti es, at least two sam ple syllabi and a philosophy of teaching in a Christian University. The teaching philosophy should include a discussion of how the candidate hopes to contribute to the Christian mission of Samford as expressed in the uni versity mission, vision and values s tatement, drawing on relevant past experience where possible. Candidates s hould indicate if they are attending the 2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego. Electronic submissions accepted. Please submit all materials to: Dr. Jeffrey S. Powell, Chair Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Howard College of Arts and Sciences Samford University 800 Lakeshore Drive Birmingham, AL 35229 JSPOWEL1@samford.edu 205 - 726 - 2848 205 - 726 - 4271 fax Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Institution that complies with applicable law prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies , and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, formation , or national or ethnic origin.
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