Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Job description

UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The Department Of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor to begin August, 2018. Applicants should demonstrate proven excellence in teaching and proficiency in analysis.

UIW is a private Catholic university located in San Antonio, TX. The department offers BA in Mathematics, BS in Mathematics, BS in Statistics, minors in Mathematics, Statistics, and Actuarial Science, as well as a concentration in Agricultural Statistics. Duties will include teaching and service to the university.

Essential Functions

The Department Of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor to begin August, 2018. Applicants should demonstrate proven excellence in teaching and proficiency in analysis.

UIW is a private Catholic university located in San Antonio, TX. The department offers BA in Mathematics, BS in Mathematics, BS in Statistics, minors in Mathematics, Statistics, and Actuarial Science, as well as a concentration in Agricultural Statistics. Duties will include teaching and service to the university.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in analysis (real, complex, and numerical). The faculty member filling this position will have the knowledge to teach undergraduate courses in mathematics including the calculus sequence.

Candidates with the ability to teach classes in at least one programming language are encouraged to apply.

Required Education

Ph.D. in Pure Mathematics or Applied Mathematics is required at the time of employment.

Required Work Experience

The candidate must have experience teaching at the college level and possess excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who are knowledgeable about pedagogy and teaching techniques, especially to first-time college students and students from underserved populations.

Experience in course development and curriculum assessment is also desired.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

Any certificates to verify credentials stated above will be helpful but not required.

Posting Number: UN270PO

Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Faculty

Desired Start Date: 08/20/2018

Position End Date (if temporary): 05/15/2019

Reports to: Dr. Carlos Garcia

Open Until Filled: Yes

How to apply

Application materials should include:

  1. Cover Letter that address specifically how you will actively promote and participate in UIW’s mission and values, and your teaching philosophy. Your letter should also address why you are best qualified for this position in terms of your expertise and experience, and include a statement of current, pending and future research plans.
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. Copies of Transcripts (Official Transcripts are required at the time of employment)
  4. Three letters of recommendation, including contact information

a. At least one should address the individuals’ teaching ability

b. At least one should address the individuals’ research ability

“Individuals who wish to apply should do so online. The reviewing process is expected to commence immediately. Supporting materials (except recommendation letters) can be uploaded as .pdf files. All recommendation letters should be emailed directly to:

Dr. Joleen Beltrami, Chair
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

beltrami@uiwtx.edu

EOE

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

One of the leading comprehensive universities in Texas, the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio strives to educate men and women who will become concerned and enlightened citizens with values developed in a Judeo-Christian tradition. In 1881 the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word founded Incarnate Word College as a center of higher education for young women. The college was admitted to membership in the Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools in 1919, and joined the Texas Association of Colleges as a senior college in 1920. The Graduate Studies division was established in 1950. Male students were first admitted into the college's undergraduate programs in 1970. Incarnate Word College became the University of the Incarnate Word in 1996. Today, UIW is a Hispanic-Serving Institution under federal guidelines.