Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics, Non-Tenure Track



Job description

Chester, PA

Widener University is currently seeking a full-time non-tenure track Mathematics faculty member in the College of Arts and Sciences to start fall 2021. Candidates should have experience teaching mathematics and/or statistics at the college/university level, good communication skills, and demonstrable excellence in teaching. Primary responsibilities will be teaching 12 credits of mathematics per semester mostly focused on Statistics and Business Statistics at the first-year level, and supervising adjunct instructors teaching these courses.

Widener University is committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. The College of Arts and Sciences puts high priority on inclusive pedagogy and inclusive mentoring. Those candidates experienced in, or who would enjoy, working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and those who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity, are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas throughout their application.

Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have a Ph.D or have advanced ABD status in Statistics, Mathematics, or closely related field; Master’s degree holders, especially in Statistics, will be considered. The title of the position will be determined by the degree possessed by the successful candidate.

For more information about the department please visit: nces/undergraduate/sciences/math

How to apply

Applicants must submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements, CV, transcripts, brief statement of teaching philosophy by December 31, 2020 at Also, please have three letters of reference, at least two addressing the candidate’s teaching effectiveness, sent to [email protected]. Please ensure that all documents are submitted as either .docx or .pdf. Review of complete applications will begin on January 4, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only those selected to interview will be contacted.

Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world. As a leading metropolitan university, Widener strives to embody the values that are inherent in our mission: civic engagement, access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation and leadership.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive university, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener’s main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law Schools located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the university, please visit our website at

Widener is an innovative metropolitan university that combines academic quality with career preparation and a commitment to community service. A Widener education connects curricula to societal issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, and experiential learning are key components of the Widener experience.