CUNY Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Statistics) in Brooklyn, New York
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Mathematics Department at Medgar Evers College, CUNY invites applications for a tenure track position in Mathematics (Statistics) at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a dynamic candidate with a strong background in both mathematics and statistics interested in contributing to the development of a nationally relevant program in mathematics focused on diversity and equity.
A primary responsibility for this position will include contributing to the development of a new undergraduate program in statistics along with innovative courses that can be offered across the academic units at the college. The responsibilities of the position will also include maintaining an active research agenda, teaching courses in mathematics and statistics, advising undergraduate students, directing undergraduate research projects, and other duties as assigned by the Department.
Named for the famed civil rights activist Medgar Wiley Evers, Medgar Evers College is a senior college of the City University of New York. The College is located in the vibrant Crown Heights section of Central Brooklyn. The college currently enrolls about seven thousand undergraduate students. Of these, almost three thousand are in the School of Science, Health and Technology, which offers B.S. degree programs in Biology, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Mathematics and Nursing, an AS programs in science and AAS and PN programs in Nursing. The College and the Mathematics Department are committed to building and sustaining a culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student body. MEC is an institution in which excellence in teaching and research is highly valued. (Please see http://www.mec.cuny.edu/).
The Department of Mathematics is located in a new state-of-the-art School of Science, Health and Technology building which is equipped with smart classrooms, research modules and six computer Labs, two of which are dedicated to the teaching of mathematics. Our philosophy is to support our Majors and all students through our tutorial program, colloquia, a vibrant math club and Undergraduate research and community outreach initiatives. The faculty in the department conduct research in various areas of pure and applied mathematics, including algebra, geometry, representation theory, fluid dynamics, differential equations, number theory and topology, and on the teaching of mathematics. Faculty also participate in seminars at the Graduate Center, the PhD granting campus of the City University of New York.
Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field and a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and demonstrated experience working with diverse populations. Demonstrated experience or demonstrated potential in teaching, research, and securing external funding are required. The candidate should have a promising record of scholarship, teaching and community engagement. I.e., demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching, excellent communication skills and evidence of the ability to involve undergraduate students in research.
The preferred candidate will have, in addition, an established or emerging interest in college access and preparation in mathematics, innovative instructional technologies, development and support of community partnerships, faculty professional development, and matters related to the retention and persistence in mathematics for students of color and students living in poverty. I.e., the successful candidate should have a strong interest in connecting mathematics education across P-20 settings and in working with community stakeholders.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
HOW TO APPLY
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Interested candidates will submit an application online by going to http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html. They should attach a cover letter outlining research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae and arrange to have three professional recommendation letters sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. One of the letters must specifically address the applicant's teaching.
REVISED Open until filled with resume review to begin on August 27, 2017.
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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Statistics)
Job ID: 17008
Location: Medgar Evers College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time