Assistant Professor of Mathematics

St. George, Utah, United States

Job description

The Dixie State University Department of Mathematics seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2018. The DSU Department of Mathematics currently has 14 full-time faculty members, 13 part-time/adjunct faculty, and three support staff. The department’s mission is to help students achieve their academic, career, and life goals, including those related to basic computational skills, mathematical processes, and knowledge that develops real-life applications, modeling, and problem solving. Additional information about the department and the degrees offered can be found online at

Teach 24 credit hours of a broad spectrum of undergraduate mathematics per academic year, plus provide institutional service as defined by University Policy and the College of Science & Technology
Work with the department chair, dean, and other faculty in program management, including preparation of class offerings and schedules, mentoring adjuncts, and rotating course coordination
Perform defined campus-wide duties, including holding office hours, functioning as an advisor to students, serving on committees, attending department and division meetings, and adhering to University and college policies

Doctorate degree in Mathematics or related field by August 2018 required
Teaching experience in lower-level Mathematics in a college setting, dealing with diverse student populations, required
Ability and willingness to teach a range of Math content courses, including courses in developmental math
Experience teaching with modularized, software-based curriculum using computer-aided instruction for developmental and lower level mathematics (Emporium-MyMathLab or similar) preferred
Ability to communicate clearly with students, staff, and colleagues, both orally and in writing
Ability to work well with other faculty, staff, and students

Supplemental Information
Contract: Full-time (9 month) tenure-track faculty position. Faculty service begins August 2018; salary and benefits begin July 1, 2018. Annual salary of $51,000 – $54,000, depending on qualifications & experience; additional compensation available for summer/overload teaching. Excellent benefits package included.

Application review begins January 16, 2018; position open until filled.

How to apply

Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (including email addresses), unofficial transcripts, and a Student Success Statement (approximately one page, single-spaced) about their teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population. Please upload all of the requested documents when you submit your application. Employment is contingent upon successful completion and certification of required degrees and upon successfully passing a background check. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office (435) 652-7520.

When students arrive at Dixie State University campus in St. George, Utah, they can enjoy an inviting landscape with fountains and statues, athletic fields, two gymnasiums, and many well equipped classroom buildings, computer laboratories, two theaters, an art gallery, two concert halls, dormitories and a student center with a food court, a book store and a dance hall. A fine library is at the center of campus, with a park on each side. There are two other parks, the Encampment Mall and the O. C. Tanner Fountain Plaza. It is a walking campus with parking for cars on the perimeter. Above all, there are professors, about 175 of them plus adjunct teachers, and vibrant students—about 10,000. Together they are engaged in the excitement of learning.