Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics

Job Vacancy

Position Information

Functional Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics

Position Details

Job Description Summary

The College of Arts and Sciences of the University of La Verne invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor of mathematics position in the Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science, with the appointment beginning August, 2018.

The Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science is part of the Natural Science Division, within a college that stresses interdisciplinary approaches to education, community engagement, and values undergraduate research. The department has thirteen full-time faculty and is dedicated to providing solid and well-balanced instruction in a liberal arts context to a diverse student body.

The University of La Verne is an accredited private institution higher education located 35 miles east of Los Angeles. The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. La Verne is an Equal Employment Employer and Educator, committed to excellence, and actively strives for cultural diversity. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Specific Duties

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses such as general education offerings for non-majors, the standard calculus sequence, and a variety of upper division courses; assisting in modification and development of a new curriculum; providing academic advising; supervising undergraduate research projects; and continuing an active research program, ideally with the potential for student collaboration. Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of teaching, research, and service at a liberal arts college and be committed to the mission and vision of the University.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in mathematics required (or awarded no later than August 15, 2018).

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants whose primary area of expertise is in Algebra, Analysis, Combinatorics, Math Education, or Number Theory. Commitment to undergraduate teaching and evidence of scholarly activity is required.

Benefits Summary

Salary will be commensurate with experience and internal departmental equity. Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and wellness plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse, and dependent children, and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a complete background investigation.

Location La Verne Central Campus

Posting Details

Posting Number 20160115FA
Special Instructions to Applicants

Position is pending budgetary approval.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, cover letter, detailed statement of teaching philosophy and experience, synopsis of their current research program (and how it relates to an undergraduate research program), and three letters of recommendation submitted.
Letters of Recommendation: Reference contact information will be added in the application process. An auto generated message with response link will be sent to email address provided.
Candidates are also invited to include in their cover letter a statement about their personal efforts working in and promoting diverse academic environments. Review of applicants will begin November 1, 2017.

Open Date 08/29/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Referred by University of La Verne Employee
    • University of La Verne Website
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter with Teaching Philosophy
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Graduate School Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Course Syllabi
  5. Teaching Evaluations
  6. Research Agenda
  7. List of 3-5 Professional References
  8. Transcripts
  9. Student Evaluations
  10. Samples of Published Research
  11. Peer-reviewed publication