Job Description: The position requires teaching excellence, scholarly and professional activity, and effective institutional service. The Department of Mathematics confers bachelor's degrees with majors in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and a joint major with the Department of Economics (Mathematics-Economics). There are currently 12 faculty members who are all involved in various aspects of teaching, undergraduate research, mathematics research and related professional activity, providing students with learning opportunities outside the classroom and in the community, and contributing to Furman's university-wide First Year Writing Seminar program. Furman professors advise undergraduates both formally and informally, and work to build a welcoming student-faculty community. The typical teaching load is five courses per year.
Applications must be submitted through mathjobs.org.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, statement of research interests, an unofficial copy of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and a diversity statement that describes how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values. Three letters of recommendation should also be submitted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, but to ensure full consideration, applications should be completed by November 11, 2018.
Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.
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Furman University is a selective private liberal arts and sciences college committed to helping students develop intellectually, personally, and interpersonally and providing the practical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly-changing world. Furman professors are exceptional teacher-scholars who mentor undergraduate students within a campus community that values and encourages diverse ideas and perspectives.