Assistant Professor in Mathematics

Job Title: Assistant Professor in Mathematics
Position Number: FT-ACAD-MATH-12062016
Departments: College of Science and MathematicsDepartment of Mathematics and Physics
Reports To: Dean, College of Science and Mathematics
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary

The Department Of Mathematics and Physics is currently seeking a faculty member who is passionate about teaching and student learning and mentoring in a Christian work environment. Houston Baptist University seeks one full-time faculty member in mathematics. Candidates must be able to teach a range of courses, at all levels of undergraduate mathematics while assisting in departmental activities including, but not limited to, curriculum development, student mentoring, committee work, and program assessment. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is required, and an interest in continuing scholarship suitable for the inclusion of undergraduates is encouraged.    Candidates should be available to begin work in the fall of 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Responsibilities

Candidates must be willing to help design and teach courses at all levels of mathematics.  The faculty member will be responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating classroom experiences for students in the designated mathematical content areas as per University policy.  The faculty member will also be expected to participate in student mentoring and advising and will maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.

Qualifications

Candidates should have completed a Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics and be active professionally, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, have strong skills in the use of instructional technology, and be committed to quality teaching in a Christian liberal arts university. The candidate will provide documentation of an excellent teaching record and evidence of scholarly interests.

Additional Information

Houston Baptist University is an independent, private Christian liberal arts institution with a diverse student body and access to all the cultural advantages of one of the largest metropolitan centers in the country.  For more information about the University and the College of Science and Mathematics, visit www.hbu.edu.

Houston Baptist University is committed to maintaining a teaching faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith. The Preamble to the By-Laws of the University sets forth a statement of belief which each University employee is expected to support and personify. Your submittal of an application for employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of personnel.

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