The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Cameron University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. The department offers majors in mathematics and mathematics education with minors in mathematics and statistics, and provides an array of general education, service, and developmental mathematics courses to support the mission of Cameron University. The faculty of the department currently consists of nine tenured faculty or tenure-track faculty, five full-time non-tenure track faculty, and additional adjunct faculty.
Faculty members at Cameron University have a 24-hour annual teaching load (12 hours per term). Teaching duties for this position will include developmental mathematics courses and additional lower-level and upper-level courses in the individual’s area of expertise. Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor requires possession of an earned Ph.D. from a regionally accredited university in mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics, and must be completed on or before August 1, 2017. Evidence of successful college-level teaching experience (1-2 years) is desired.
Promotion and tenure require demonstrated excellence in teaching effectiveness, scholarship, and service. Teaching effectiveness is demonstrated through multiple means, including but not limited to student evaluations, peer evaluations, course and curriculum development, development or incorporation of innovative teaching approaches/materials, and continued intellectual development. The department embraces scholarship in all of its forms, including the scholarship of discovery, the scholarship of integration, the scholarship of application, and the scholarship of teaching. Development of a program of scholarly study that involves undergraduate students is especially valued. Service includes service to the department and university, and may include service to the community and to the profession.