The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts at Duquesne University invites applications for a non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor position in mathematics, to span the 2021-2022 academic year, beginning fall 2021. The standard teaching load for NTT faculty is 12 credits per semester, which is likely to consist of three Calculus courses at the 100-200 level (four credits each), although there is potential to teach upper-level courses depending on qualifications. Additionally, the candidate will have opportunities to engage in undergraduate research and mentorship.
The successful candidate will join 17 other full-time departmental faculty. The department offers undergraduate majors in mathematics, applied mathematics, data science, computer science, and cybersecurity studies, as well as a multidisciplinary Master's program in computational mathematics and statistics and a Master's degree in computer science.
Ph.D. in mathematics and a strong commitment to undergraduate education.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals that enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC.
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our University and its Spiritan heritage by visiting our Mission Statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing how the applicant's career goals align with the integration of teaching and research at Duquesne, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/87312. Applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of intent how their teaching and scholarship will contribute to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive community. Applicants with questions about the position may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.
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A nationally ranked top-tier university, Duquesne has established a legacy of excellence in liberal and professional education. Our 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows our students to work closely with expert faculty. Duquesne has also won accolades and recognition among the nation’s top 20 small research schools for our research initiatives and faculty productivity.
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