Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics

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Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics
Posting Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - TEXARKANA (TAMUT)
Posting Number F00055FY17
Salary Commensurate
Pay Basis Annually
Job Close Date 04/15/2017
Geographic Location Texarkana
Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No
EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

The College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (C-STEM) at Texas A&M University-Texarkana is currently seeking an outstanding candidate at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank in Mathematics with an effective start date of September 1, 2017. The successful candidate should possess a good record in teaching, scholarship, and service and will be expected to look to build upon existing strengths within the College and engage in collaboration with other faculty in C-STEM, especially in Computer Science and Engineering. They will also be responsible for addressing student needs in Mathematics and assist the Dean in the implementation of short and long term goals of the College. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position.

Texas A&M University-Texarkana, a member of the prestigious Texas A&M University System, is a dynamic and growing regional comprehensive university currently serving approximately 2000 students. Since its founding in 1971, A&M-Texarkana has been known for its emphasis on student-centered education. From its beginnings as East Texas State University at Texarkana to its acceptance into the prestigious Texas A&M University System in 1995 to today on its new, state-of-the-art campus, A&M-Texarkana has been a university with a reputation for being a community rather than simply an institution. With expansion in 2010 from upper-division/master’s programming to both lower-division and doctoral level offerings, the campus has maintained its friendly atmosphere, small class sizes, and commitment to traditional and non-traditional students. Along with academic excellence and student success, the university emphasizes community engagement, in recognition of the strong support the region has provided the university and a belief that such engagement is a powerful learning tool for students. A well-developed student life program ensures a full collegiate experience for residential students and offers opportunities for educational enrichment for other members of the campus community and beyond.

Texas A&M University-Texarkana is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. A&M-Texarkana is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds.

Please note: For applicants holding degrees from non-U.S. academic institution(s): Degree credentials (i.e., transcripts and other academic records) that do not conform to standard U.S. format must undergo a course-by-course evaluation by the World Evaluation Services (WES), or another organization approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, as part of the application packet. Also, if the official transcript(s) and other academic records are not in English, then they must be accompanied by a notarized translation. All costs associated with the evaluation service and notarization is covered by the applicant.

Major/Essential Duties of Job

•Teach upper and lower division undergraduate courses in Mathematics and coordinate with other Departments and Programs to deliver Mathematics outcomes related to curricular and student needs and to the strategic priorities of the College, especially in Computer Science and Engineering.
•Teach up to four graduate and/or undergraduate courses per academic semester and up to two graduate and/or undergraduate courses in the summer in credentialed area(s).
•Assist with developing programs in Mathematics and provide input for programmatic changes, including contributions to curriculum and course development.
•Foster interdisciplinary initiatives that broaden the interests and research of students participating in Mathematics courses.
•Advise students in the Mathematics program and supervise student projects and research activities.
•Engage with external communities and professional bodies to further the strategic interests and strengths of Mathematics and the College.
•Engage in innovative projects focused on enhancing the academic, operational and economic effectiveness of the College and faculty, including external research funding initiatives and published scholarly work.
•Work with the Dean to represent the College at various meetings, conferences, and University functions as necessary.
•Perform appropriate level of service nationally and/or regionally and within the university, including serving on committees assigned by the Dean.
•Perform other site and position specific responsibilities as assigned by the Dean.

Occasional Duties
Required Education and Experience

Minimum Education:
•Earned Ph.D., D.Sc., or Sc.D. in Mathematics, or a related field in the Mathematics, from an accredited university.

Minimum Qualifications:
•Evidence of teaching, scholarship, and service in Mathematics commensurate for appointment at the assistant professor rank; a candidate with exceptional credentials may be considered for an appointment at the Associate Professor level.
•Experience in course development, management, teaching, and quality assurance at the college or university level.
•Good skills in verbal and written communications and interpersonal relations.
•Commitment to the needs of a diverse educational community, including working and communicating across a broad range of disciplines.

Preferred Education and Experience

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
•At least 2 years of teaching graduate and/or undergraduate Mathematics courses, utilizing current supporting technologies, at the university level.
•Familiarity with standards-based curriculum, instruction, and accreditation processes (e.g., SACSCOC, etc.) and assessment, including data collection, organization, and analysis.
•Experience in research productivity, including competitive extramural funding and publication of peer-reviewed research, with an ability to foster collaborative, extramurally-funded Mathematics projects and/or research for students leading to publications or presentations at scientific meetings.
•Involvement in professional organizations.
•Experience with and commitment to the use of high-impact teaching strategies such as student-centered instruction, team-oriented problem solving, experiential learning, and inquiry-based teaching.
•Ability to assist with university and professional service activities, including national and international outreach to, and collaboration with, industry and other academic institutions.

Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
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