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Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics/Mathematics
, Salem , Oregon United States
Duties: The Mathematics Department at Willamette University invites applicants for visiting position in statistics/mathematics. All professors at Willamette are expected to teach non-majors as well as majors and to contribute to the College’s General Education curriculum. Specific teaching responsibilities for this position include 6 classes per year in statistics at various levels, or related coursework
Requirements: Candidates should possess a Ph.D. (ABD considered) in statistics, mathematics, or a closely related field, an excitement to teach statistics at multiple levels, and have a strong commitment to excellent undergraduate teaching
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Position Summary: The Mathematics Department at Willamette University invites applicants for a two-year visiting position in statistics/mathematics, with the possibility of renewal, beginning August 2019. Second year is subject to satisfactory evaluations. Willamette is a small, highly selective private university of 2500 students, 1900 of them enrolled in our undergraduate College of Liberal Arts. We are located in Salem, Oregon, the state capital, which lies 45 miles south of Portland. The department currently has six tenure-line faculty members and graduates about 12 majors and 7 minors annually. Computer Science is a separate department. For further departmental information, see http://www.willamette.edu/cla/math. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. (ABD considered) in statistics, mathematics, or a closely related field, an excitement to teach statistics at multiple levels, and have a strong commitment to excellent undergraduate teaching. All professors at Willamette are expected to teach non-majors as well as majors and to contribute to the College’s General Education curriculum. Specific teaching responsibilities for this position include 6 classes per year in statistics at various levels, or related coursework. The department seeks candidates with broad intellectual interests, a commitment to innovative pedagogy, and an interest in participating in the life of the department and university. Willamette University believes that a diverse, inclusive community is essential to achieving academic excellence; accordingly, we seek candidates who not only have the potential to become outstanding teachers and scholars, but also whose work furthers equity and inclusion, and who will bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. The College of Liberal Arts enrolls a substantial number of low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students of color. Over the past two years, 22% of our students were first-generation; 24% were Pell-eligible; and 26% identified as African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or of two or more ethnic backgrounds. Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing their ability to teach and work in an undergraduate, liberal arts environment. Your application packet should also include a CV; unofficial graduate transcripts; and a statement of your teaching philosophy, including descriptions of pedagogical goals and effective teaching strategies to promote student learning and foster an inclusive classroom. Please submit these materials via the Willamette jobs website: jobs.willamette.edu. Separately, have three letters of recommendation, at least two of which evaluate teaching, sent directly to email@example.com. Consideration of applications begins on February 15th, 2019 and continues until the position is filled. 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