Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Status

Nebraska Wesleyan University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professorship of Mathematics and Computer Science beginning August 2024.   Candidates with a Ph.D. in statistics, data science, computer science, or a closely-related field are eligible to apply for a tenure-track position. Those candidates with a master’s degree in one of the above fields are eligible to apply for a non-tenure-track position.  All candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching at an undergraduate liberal arts institution. Final rank and tenure status will be determined by the Provost after the final round of interviews and conversations with candidates.

This is a full-time benefit-eligible position, which includes a comprehensive package including health, vision and dental insurance benefits, retirement benefits, and undergraduate tuition remission for employee’s dependents among other benefits.

Nebraska Wesleyan University places high value on personal attention to students. We seek candidates who have demonstrated effectiveness in undergraduate teaching and have a commitment to creative instruction in a variety of formats, including lecture, active learning, and one-on-one interactions.

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department is innovative and vibrant.  A newly hired faculty member would have the opportunity to offer their unique expertise to enhance our program.

Department
Math
Responsibilities

This position is open to all areas of specialization in statistics, data science, computer science, or a closely-related field. Faculty are expected to teach a variety of lower- and upper-level statistics and data analytics courses and selected entry-level mathematics and computer sciences courses. We invite candidates to explore the courses in our new Data Analytics major (https://catalog.nebrwesleyan.edu/cc/2023-2024/mmd/374032). 

Nebraska Wesleyan University is a liberal arts university of approximately 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students in Lincoln, Nebraska. The University’s steadfast commitment to putting learning into action through internships, study abroad, service learning and collaborative research has yielded tremendous outcomes for students and alumni. 

Salary
DOE/Q
Commitment to Diversity

Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s mission and we embrace it as a source of strength.  The education departments Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they are able to enhance and embrace this University core value in a diversity statement submitted as part of their application materials. 

Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE.

How to Apply

Nebraska Wesleyan University is not accepting application materials through MathJobs.org. 

Please submit the following to https://nebrwesleyan.applicantpro.com/jobs/. For full consideration, these materials must be uploaded by January 7, 2024. 

  1. A 1-2 page cover letter addressed to Dr. Kristin Pfabe (Mathematics and Computer Science Search Chair) describing your interest in teaching at a liberal arts institution and your qualifications for this position.  In particular, address the ways in which you can contribute to the current data analytics major and share any other related areas of expertise you have that could enhance the major,
  2. curriculum vita,
  3. a statement of teaching philosophy (include a description of a typical day in a class you teach),
  4. evidence of excellence in teaching (examples: summary of teaching evaluations, documentation of classroom observations, etc.),
  5. a statement of your commitment to diversity and inclusion, particularly addressing how this influences your teaching,
  6. unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and
  7. telephone numbers and email addresses of three references, two of whom can address the candidate’s teaching experiences.