Texas A&M University - Texarkana Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics in Texarkana, Texas

Position Information

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics

Posting Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics

System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - TEXARKANA (TAMUT)


Posting Number F00014FY17

Salary Commensurate

Pay Basis Annually

Job Close Date

Geographic Location Texarkana

Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time

Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No

Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No

EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

The College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (C-STEM) at Texas A&M University-Texarkana is currently seeking an outstanding candidate at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank in Mathematics with an effective start date of August 1, 2017. The successful candidate should possess a good record in teaching, scholarship, and service and will be expected to look to build upon existing strengths within the College and engage in collaboration with other faculty in C-STEM, especially in Computer Science and Engineering. They will also be responsible for addressing student needs in Mathematics and assist the Dean in the implementation of short and long term goals of the College. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position.

Major/Essential Duties of Job

•Teach upper and lower division undergraduate courses in Mathematics and coordinate with other Departments and Programs to deliver Mathematics outcomes related to curricular and student needs and to the strategic priorities of the College, especially in Computer Science and Engineering. •Teach up to four graduate and/or undergraduate courses per academic semester and up to two graduate and/or undergraduate courses in the summer in credentialed area(s). •Assist with developing programs in Mathematics and provide input for programmatic changes, including contributions to curriculum and course development. •Foster interdisciplinary initiatives that broaden the interests and research of students participating in Mathematics courses. •Advise students in the Mathematics program and supervise student projects and research activities. •Engage with external communities and professional bodies to further the strategic interests and strengths of Mathematics and the College. •Engage in innovative projects focused on enhancing the academic, operational and economic effectiveness of the College and faculty, including external research funding initiatives and published scholarly work. •Work with the Dean to represent the College at various meetings, conferences, and University functions as necessary. •Perform appropriate level of service nationally and/or regionally and within the university, including serving on committees assigned by the Dean. •Perform other site and position specific responsibilities as assigned by the Dean.

Occasional Duties

Required Education and Experience

Minimum Education: •Earned Ph.D., D.Sc., or Sc.D. in Mathematics, or a related field in the Mathematics, from an accredited university.

Minimum Qualifications: •Evidence of teaching, scholarship, and service in Mathematics commensurate for appointment at the assistant professor rank; a candidate with exceptional credentials may be considered for an appointment at the Associate Professor level. •Experience in course development, management, teaching, and quality assurance at the college or university level. •Good skills in verbal and written communications and interpersonal relations. •Commitment to the needs of a diverse educational community, including working and communicating across a broad range of disciplines.

Preferred Education and Experience

Preferred Qualifications and Experience: •At least 2 years of teaching graduate and/or undergraduate Mathematics courses, utilizing current supporting technologies, at the university level. •Familiarity with standards-based curriculum, instruction, and accreditation processes (e.g., SACSCOC, etc.) and assessment, including data collection, organization, and analysis. •Experience in research productivity, including competitive extramural funding and publication of peer-reviewed research, with an ability to foster collaborative, extramurally-funded Mathematics projects and/or research for students leading to publications or presentations at scientific meetings. •Involvement in professional organizations. •Experience with and commitment to the use of high-impact teaching strategies such as student-centered instruction, team-oriented problem solving, experiential learning, and inquiry-based teaching. •Ability to assist with university and professional service activities, including national and international outreach to, and collaboration with, industry and other academic institutions.

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Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

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