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These are advertisements from the current edition of the NAM Newsletter. For advertisements from past edition, see: https://www.nam-math.org/past-advertisements.html.

 


Visiting Lecturer Diversity Fellowship -- The Community College of Philadelphia

The Community College of Philadelphia is offering Visiting Lecturer Diversity Fellowship Opportunities for Criminal Justice, Foundational Math, or Business Leadership degree holders. We offer viable career planning in higher education, intentional mentoring, and a teaching component. For more information, visit http://jobs.ccp.edu/postings/3788. The deadline for all applications is Wednesday, July 10th, 2019.


National Assessment of Educational Progress -- Mathematics and Reading Assessment Frameworks

The National Assessment Governing Board is leading updates to the Mathematics and Reading Assessment Frameworks for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card. WestEd is a key partner in these efforts and has convened panels of subject-matter experts, practitioners, and other stakeholders to develop recommendations for improvement. The updated draft of the Mathematics Assessment Framework is ready for public feedback for further improvement. To provide feedback on this important framework, please visit: https://www.naepframeworkupdate.org/.


The University of Alabama at Birmingham -- Chair of Mathematics

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair of Mathematics. The department is well positioned for growth as it moves into a new state-of-the-art building in June 2019. With the commitment of leadership, the new Chair will have the opportunity to guide the development of long and short-term plans to strengthen curriculum, build interdisciplinary programs and elevate the Department’s national reputation through increased research and publications.

Reporting to the Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, the Chair is expected to drive innovation, inspire new ideas that will transform basic math offerings and expand advanced degree programs to align with UAB’s strategic plan 2023. The College and the faculty are interested in creating an environment that will encourage collaboration and build bridges between mathematics and computer science, actuarial science, genomics, engineering and emerging fields that are hugely data intensive. It is the intent that such collaborations will result in interdisciplinary courses and programs. Administrative responsibilities include fiscal responsibility, departmental administration, overseeing the accreditation process and compliance with professional organization requirements. The new Chair is expected to maintain research and scholarship activity with excellent administrative support to assist with departmental responsibilities.

UAB is the single largest employer in Alabama and home to the third largest public academic medical center in the country. The University has enjoyed record enrollment for the third consecutive year with Fall of 2018 enrollment at 21,923, federal research funding is at an all-time high and the footprint of UAB continues to grow with new state-of-the-art buildings. Birmingham is within driving distance to Atlanta, Memphis, Nashville and New Orleans. The “Magic City” is noted for a vibrant music scene, fine dining, warm weather, a culture embracing diversity and good schools.

A profile can be found at: https://www.agbsearch.com/searches/chair-of-mathematics-department-university-of-alabama-at-birmingham.

Applications and nominations should be received by October 11, 2019, although applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applications must include: a letter of interest stating applicable experience as outlined in the leadership profile; a cv or résumé; a list of five professional references and the names of three individuals who could prepare letters of reference in support of the application.</p>

Applicants MUST apply through the University of Alabama portal at http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/5039


Hamilton College -- Mathematics and Statistics Department

The Mathematics and Statistics Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a two-year position, with reappointment possible, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor, beginning July 1, 2020. We seek candidates to teach statistics, machine learning and related courses. In particular, we are seeking candidates who can contribute to a proposed interdisciplinary program in Data Analytics. Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph.D. are preferred.

Commitment to excellence in all aspects of undergraduate teaching and mentorship is essential, as is a passion for working with students, both in and beyond the classroom, in a vibrant department that is currently averaging between 40 and 50 majors per year. Prior teaching experience is desirable. The teaching load for this position is five courses. Active scholarship is expected, and candidates should indicate how both their research programs and related teaching interests would contribute to the department’s curriculum. For more information see: http://hamilton.edu/academics/math/default.html.

Finally, we are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experiences in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your application should include a diversity statement which addresses the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment.

A complete application consists of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, research, teaching and diversity statements, and three letters of reference, including at least one that evaluates teaching. These may be submitted electronically at http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14102. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Sally Cockburn, Search Committee Chair, at scockbur@hamilton.edu. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners. Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.


University of Michigan – Department of Mathematics, Algebra & Analysis

The University of Michigan’s Department of Mathematics is initiating a search for an appointment in algebra, analysis, or related fields at the tenure-track assistant, associate, or professor level. This will be a university-year appointment beginning September 1, 2020. All ranks are encouraged to apply. Candidates should hold a PhD in Mathematics or a related field (e.g. Statistics); have extraordinary credentials in algebra, analysis, or related fields; and show outstanding promise and/or accomplishments in both research and teaching. Salaries are competitive and are based on credentials. Junior candidates should furnish a placement dossier consisting of a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation; senior candidates may send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and names of three references. In all cases, please provide a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence and a statement of current and future research plans. Application materials should be submitted electronically through the AMS website http://www.mathjobs.org/. Alternatively, applications may be sent to: Personnel Committee, University of Michigan, Department of Mathematics, 2074 East Hall, 530 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043. Applications submitted by September 15, 2019 will receive full consideration. Applications received after the deadline may still receive consideration. Inquiries may be made by e-mail to math-fac-search@umich.edu. More detailed information regarding the Department may be found on our website: https://lsa.umich.edu/math/. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


University of Michigan – Department of Mathematics, Financial Math

The University of Michigan’s Department of Mathematics is initiating a search for an appointment in financial mathematics or related fields at the tenure-track assistant, associate, or professor level. This will be a university-year appointment beginning September 1, 2020. All ranks are encouraged to apply. Candidates should hold a PhD in Financial Mathematics or a related field; have extraordinary credentials in the area of financial mathematics or related fields; and show outstanding promise and/or accomplishments in both research and teaching. Salaries are competitive and are based on credentials. Junior candidates should furnish a placement dossier consisting of a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation; senior candidates may send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and names of three references. In all cases, please provide a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence and a statement of current and future research plans. Application materials should be submitted electronically through the AMS website http://www.mathjobs.org/. Alternatively, applications may be sent to: Personnel Committee, University of Michigan, Department of Mathematics, 2074 East Hall, 530 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043. Applications are considered on a continuing basis but candidates are urged to apply by October 1, 2019. Inquiries may be made by e-mail to math-fac-search@umich.edu. More detailed information regarding the Department may be found on our website: https://lsa.umich.edu/math/. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


Santa Clara University -- Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Assistant Professor, Statistics: The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic University, is offering a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in theoretical Statistics or any applied area of Statistics (e.g., Biostatistics). Tenure stream faculty are expected to balance a commitment to quality undergraduate teaching with an active, sustainable research and publication program, as well as provide effective service to the Department, College, and University. Candidates should be prepared to teach six courses per academic year during three quarters. The position begins September 1, 2020, by which time a Ph.D in Statistics or a closely aligned field is required. The closing date for applications is November 30, 2019. Santa Clara University, located in California’s Silicon Valley, is an AA/EEO employer. For more information, see www.scu.edu/hr/careers/faculty.cfm.

Application: https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/9130


MAA Project NExT - 2020 Cohort

Launch the NExT stage of your career

The first round of applications for the 2020 cohort of MAA Project NExT has a deadline of October 15, 2019. Applications can be found at projectnext.maa.org. New(ish) faculty who are already in full-time teaching positions are strongly encouraged to use this deadline. Decisions will be made by December 1, 2019. Those accepting positions during this academic year (to start Fall 2020) may use the second application deadline of April 15, 2020.

MAA Project NExT (New Experiences in Teaching) is a year-long professional development program for new or recent PhDs in the mathematical sciences. The program is designed to connect new faculty with expert teachers and leaders in the mathematics community and address the three main aspects of an academic career: teaching, research, and service. Recent program sessions have included:

• getting your research and grant-writing off to a good start,

• innovative teaching and assessment methods and why they work,

• finding your niche in the profession,

• attracting and retaining underrepresented students,

• balancing teaching, research, and service demands,

• starting an undergraduate research program, and

• preparing for tenure.

MAA Project NExT Fellows join an active community of faculty who have become award-winning teachers, innovators on their campuses, active members of the MAA, and leaders in the profession.

MAA Project NExT welcomes applications from new and recent PhDs in postdoctoral, tenure-track, and visiting positions. We particularly encourage applicants from underrepresented groups, including women and minorities. Applications can be found at projectnext.maa.org.


California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) - Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) invites applications for tenure-track assistant professor positions in the following three areas to begin August 2020: Algebra, Statistics, and Mathematics with demonstrated interest in Mathematics Education. Our department seeks faculty with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and master’s levels, including familiarity with evidence-based effective practices for teaching, as well as the potential to foster faculty-student collaborative research. In addition, we seek candidates with the potential to engage in a robust research agenda. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of our region. We are committed to building and sustaining a vibrant academic community that welcomes and supports all individuals. Complete descriptions of each position and required application materials may be found at the following links. Applications received by October 4, 2019, will receive full consideration.

- Algebra: https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14256

- Math (general): https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14257

- Statistics: https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14258


Loyola Marymount University - Mathematics Department

The Mathematics Department of Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2020. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, maintaining an active program of scholarship, and engaging in university service. Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. or comparable terminal degree in mathematics, statistics, operations research, or a related field by employment commencement in Fall 2020.

The successful candidate will have expertise in statistics, data science, or a related field. Those with expertise in computational methods are encouraged to highlight this in their application. LMU is committed to broadening the participation of students in STEM fields, and applicants should include a statement describing their experience, demonstrated ability, and/or interest in promoting inclusion and diversity in the mathematical sciences.

The Mathematics Department at LMU is an inclusive community of 18 full-time faculty members and approximately 60 mathematics majors, 40 minors, and 15 Master of Arts in Teaching students. The department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in mathematics and applied mathematics, and a Bachelor of Arts designed for students interested in pursuing a career in mathematics education. Faculty in the department work in many areas of pure and applied mathematics in an atmosphere of mutual respect and collegiality. The normal teaching load is 9 units per semester with the possibility of a reduced teaching load in the first two years. For additional information visit https://cse.lmu.edu/department/math. Salary is competitive and commensurate with background and experience. LMU provides comprehensive benefit offerings and robust support for faculty. For more information visit https://admin.lmu.edu/hr/totalrewards/benefits or review the Faculty Resource Guide at https://academics.lmu.edu/ofd/newfacultyorientation.

Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals, people living with disabilities, and others with diverse life experiences and beliefs are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.) Screening of applications will begin November 15, 2019. Apply online at jobs.lmu.edu/postings/40670. Please address questions to Prof. Anna Bargagliotti, Hiring Committee Chair, at Anna.Bargagliotti@lmu.edu.


Kenyon College - Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Kenyon College – Assistant Professor of Mathematics Tenure-Track Position - The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Kenyon College seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning July 2020. A Ph.D. in applied mathematics or a Ph.D. in mathematics with an applied specialty is required, as well as prior teaching experience at a U.S. college or university. Kenyon faculty members are excellent teachers who maintain strong research programs. The successful applicant will expand and enhance the applied mathematics offerings of the department. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in active learning pedagogies. Ability and willingness to include undergraduates in research is also desirable.

For complete application instructions, please visit: http://careers.kenyon.edu. There you will begin the application process by registering and completing the demographic section of the Kenyon College application. All other materials must be submitted electronically via https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs . Applications should be submitted by October 8, 2019, to ensure full consideration. We will, however, continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

PLEASE NOTE: In order for your application packet to be considered complete, the demographic section of the Kenyon College application must be filled out AND all application materials must be submitted electronically through the https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs website.


Johns Hopkins University - Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position beginning July 1, 2020. Algebraic geometry and algebraic topology are areas of priority for this search; however, exceptional candidates in all areas of pure mathematics may be considered. Applications must be submitted online at http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jhu. Consideration of applications will begin on November 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and encourages applications from members of these and other protected groups. We are committed to conducting a broad and inclusive search for a candidate who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the JHU community. Consistent with the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant. For questions concerning this position, please contact Joyce Moody at joycem@jhu.edu.


University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Department of Mathematics

Applications are invited for one tenure-track position in algebra or geometry, starting August 2020. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in mathematics and a demonstrated potential for excellence in mathematics research and teaching. Preference will be given to applicants who (i) have a documented research background in an area of algebra or geometry, particularly in commutative algebra, algebraic geometry, geometric group theory or closely related field, and (ii) have the potential to interact with and strengthen existing research groups within the Department of Mathematics.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, separate statements addressing research and teaching, and at least three letters of reference, at least one of which should address teaching. Applicants are encouraged to use the AMS application cover sheet and to submit their applications via mathjobs.org. If using mathjobs.org is not possible, hard copies may be sent to: Tenure-Track Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, 203 Avery Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588-0130.

In addition, to be considered for the position, applicants must also complete the Faculty/Administrative application at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition # F_190101 Review of applications will begin October 18, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. For more information see the department’s web site at www.math.unl.edu.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination


Agnes Scott College - Department of Mathematics

Agnes Scott College, a highly selective, independent national liberal arts college for women located in metropolitan Atlanta, invites applications for a tenure-track position in mathematics beginning Fall 2020. The teaching load is five semester courses per year, class sizes are small, and the college is committed to providing its faculty with a supportive academic environment that includes a balance of teaching, research, and service. For details, please see our ads at https://eims.ams.org/jobs/12734177/ and https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/1785, and visit the department at https://www.agnesscott.edu/mathematics/. Agnes Scott College enrolls a socially and economically diverse student body, and has a strong commitment to diversity. The college urges members of underrepresented groups to apply. EOE.


The College of New Jersey - Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Applied Mathematics to join our community starting August 2020. The successful candidate will be passionate about teaching a wide range of mathematics courses at every level of the undergraduate curriculum in a primarily undergraduate, residential, liberal arts-centered institution. We invite applications from all areas of applied mathematics, and we are especially interested in candidates whose research focuses on Numerical Analysis, Modeling and Simulation, Scientific Computing, Operations Research, or Signal Processing. In order to guarantee full consideration, applications should be submitted through www.mathjobs.org by November 1, 2019.


East Stroudsburg University - Mathematics Department

East Stroudsburg University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Mathematics Department beginning in Spring 2020 or Fall 2020.

The department is seeking a professional with a Ph.D. and experience in Mathematics Education to teach general education and advanced courses for majors in the Department of Mathematics and to support mathematics needs in the College of Arts and Sciences, mathematics education needs in the College of Education, and mathematics needs in the other Colleges in the University.

Applicants are to apply through https://esu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=3137

ESU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


The Creativity Research Group - Seeks Instructor Participants

The Creativity Research Group is recruiting faculty to develop and implement creativity-based tasks in Calculus 1} with the goal of broadening students’ participation in STEM. We have NSF-funding to provide instructors a stipend for Spring 2020 and Fall 2020 participation. Please see the website for more information, including how to apply: http://www.creativityresearchgroup.com/nsf-grant.html. The deadline is rolling, but the Spring 2020 cohort will receive their decisions around Oct 1, 2019. If you have any questions, please email creativityresearchgroup@gmail.com


Department of Mathematics and Statistics - California State University, Long Beach

One tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education beginning August 17, 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in mathematics education, statistics education, or related field with background in educational research. Details of the position, including Required and Preferred Qualifications and Duties, can be found at http://www.csulb.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-affairs/assistant-professor-of-mathematics-education-2595. All materials shall be submitted online at http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/CSULB. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019 until position filled or canceled.


Department of Mathematics - Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University, an affirmative action equal opportunity institution in Allendale, Michigan, is accepting applications for one position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mathematics, with employment to begin on August 6, 2020.

Qualifications for the position include: Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field, with a focus or experience in Applied or Computational Mathematics, expected by August 2020; commitment to contribute to our recently implemented applied mathematics major; dedication to excellence in teaching undergraduate mathematics; commitment to maintaining a productive program of scholarship; and evidence of critical, reflective thinking about the teaching and learning of mathematics at the undergraduate level.

Interested candidates should apply online at http://gvsu.edu/s/192. Complete applications must be received by 5:00 PM EST Friday, November 8, 2019.