Limited-Term Instructor – Mathematical Sciences

Statesboro, Georgia, United States
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Limited-Term Instructor
Search #30041
College of Science and Mathematics – Department of Mathematical Sciences

The Department invites nominations and applications for the position of Regular, Limited-Term Instructor (i.e., Visiting Instructor). This position is located on the Armstrong campus.

In January 2017, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted to consolidate Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University. The new, 27,000-student university will be named Georgia Southern University with campuses in Savannah, Statesboro, and Hinesville. The expected timeline for the first entering class will be fall 2018. Complete details are available at http://consolidation.georgiasouthern.edu/.

Within this setting, the Department of Mathematical Sciences contributes significantly to the mission of the University through scholarly endeavors, engagement of students, and outreach to the community and the profession. The department, which has 20 full-time faculty members on the Armstrong campus, offers courses in mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics. The department features an energetic faculty with an active colloquia series. In addition, many faculty members are active in professional organizations, some serving in leadership positions at the regional and national levels.

Position Description. Reporting to the department chair, the limited-term instructor requires a teaching load of fifteen hours per semester, primarily in introductory level mathematics courses. All limited-term positions are non-tenure track, academic 10 month year appointments. Appointments are for one year only, although there is the possibility of reappointment should funding permit and based upon satisfactory performance. (All reappointments are made on a one-year basis.) The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned master’s degree in mathematical science, or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in mathematical science, by August 1, 2018.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching introductory level and learning support mathematics courses at the university level.

How to apply

Screening of applications begins June 8, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. The position starting date is August 1, 2018. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. James Brawner, Search Chair, Search #30041
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail: jbrawner@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-344-3186

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://cosm.georgiasouthern.edu/math/. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

Georgia Southern University is a public, Carnegie Doctoral/Research university devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship, and service. The University’s hallmark is a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice, extends the learning environment beyond the classroom, and promotes student growth and life success. Georgia Southern’s nationally accredited academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies prepare a diverse and select undergraduate and graduate student population for leadership and service as world citizens. Faculty, staff, and students embrace core values expressed through integrity, civility, kindness, collaboration, and a commitment to lifelong learning, wellness, and social responsibility.