The Division of Mathematics in the School of the Sciences
Title: Assistant Professor
Date Closed: Review of applications will begin September 8, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. The position is expected to start in the Fall of 2024.
The Division of Mathematics at Texas Woman’s University is rebuilding the Division and seeking candidates for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions.
One position IRC 50786 will teach undergraduate, graduate, and special topics courses in mathematics and mathematics education and to contribute to the research efforts of the Division. An earned Ph.D. in mathematics, mathematics education, or a closely related field, with a preference for experience in teaching EC-12 public school, and at least 18 hours of graduate-level mathematics coursework (graduate coursework with a MATH prefix) are required of candidates. To apply, please submit all seven items listed above.
The Division of Mathematics in the School of the Sciences contributes significantly to the mission of the University through scholarly endeavors, engagement of students, and outreach to the community and profession. The Division of Mathematics currently offers an undergraduate degree in mathematics (with or without a teaching certificate). The Division also offers a Master of Science in Mathematics Teaching and a Master of Science in Mathematics, with three different tracks (general, applied mathematics, and statistical emphasis).
A commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels is essential. Responsibilities will focus on teaching undergraduate and graduate mathematics methods courses, as well as courses for the mathematics major and service courses for general education and prospective teachers. Demonstrated experience with the use of technology in instruction and an interest in developing/teaching distance learning courses is highly desirable. Scholarly expectations include research and pursuit of external funding opportunities (especially those related to teacher preparation and STEM education), publications in peer-reviewed journals, and presentations at local, regional, and national conferences. Service to professional organizations is expected, as is service to the University, including participation in department, college, and university committees.
Texas Woman’s University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation’s largest University primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university that emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. The College of Arts and Sciences, with over thirty-five percent of TWU’s graduate and undergraduate population of over 16,000, prepares students for success in a global world. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton, located 35 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation’s fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the benefits of employment at TWU is available at https://twu.edu/humanresources/prospective-employees/.
TWU strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate.
TWU is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran’s status, genetic information, or against qualified disabled persons.
How to apply
Please submit the following items as a single combined pdf to [email protected]
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- One-page Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- One-page Research Statement
- Copy of graduate transcripts
- Contact information for three professional references (name, address, email, phone number).
- Evidence of a minimum of 3 years of mathematics teaching experience (e.g., teaching certificate, service record, etc.)
The email Header or Subject line must include the job title and job code IRC50786.
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