Assistant Professor of Mathematics

University of the Virgin Islands
February 28, 2023
Offerd Salary:$51,000
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FLSA Status Exempt

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Position Title Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Position Number 321002 Department College of Science & Mathematics Job Description

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) seeks to hire a full-time, tenure track professor at the Assistant level. We seek faculty who will inspire and mentor students at all levels while ensuring high academic standards in a nurturing and learner- centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status. The successful applicant will teach a wide range of undergraduate courses in Mathematics from foundations courses for those students who might not be ready for college level work

through upper level courses for Mathematics majors. They will also carry out an independent research program with undergraduate participation, advise and mentor undergraduates, and participate in University service as well as in community outreach activities. The successful applicant will work productively with students and colleagues of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is one of four departments in the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM). Degrees include a Bachelors in Mathematics, Bachelors in Applied Mathematics, as well as a Master's in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers. In addition, the department provides general education mathematics courses for all UVI students. The Department has research in pure and applied mathematics, as well as mathematics education.

CSM fosters, supports, and rewards excellence in teaching, research and service. Our academic programs emphasize critical thinking, problem-solving, written and spoken communication, and other skills tailored to help students succeed.CSM is committed to helping students excel academically and achieve productive careers through programs in academics, research and community service. The College provides degrees in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Marine Biology, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Physics, and Process Technology. Opportunities leading to degrees in engineering and medicine at affiliated universities augment our degree offerings.

UVI is a publicly supported land-grant institution and member of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Its mission is to educate and empower the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Caribbean and the world through an environment that promotes creativity, innovation and excellence in teaching, student learning, research, and community engagement. As a uniquely American, English-speaking institution within the Caribbean and circum- Caribbean, UVI's role as a producer/venue of thought leaders is critically important to the US Virgin Islands, the wider Caribbean, and the World. UVI is a community that intentionally engages individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, skills, ideas, and perspectives to weave a vibrant learning and working environment.

Required Qualifications

PhD in any area of Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or a related field completed by August 2023

Demonstrated ability to teach general education mathematics as well as junior- senior level courses.

A research focus in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or a related field.

Demonstrated ability to work productively with students and colleagues of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Commitment to lifelong learning and scientific research, academic and pedagogical advancement, and outreach to the local community through service and enhanced opportunities.

Preferred Qualifications

Post-doctoral work

An active research in mathematics.

Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level.

Physical Demands

While performing job duties, the employee will be required to stand, walk, sit, reach, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close, distance, and color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Work environment: The noise level in the work environment will probably be moderate

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F200

Location St. Thomas Position Type Full Time Number of Vacancies- part time 0 Posted Salary $51,000.00 - $65,000.00 Advertised Job Duties

Full time, Assistant or Associate professor in the area of Mathematics or Mathematics Education, with primary teaching responsibilities in the Department of Mathematics. The ability to reach and inspire students at all levels is critical to the success of the faculty member. In addition to teaching, the faculty member is expected to mentor and advise students, participate in scholarship, and be of service to the institution through curriculum development, and committee service. Applicants to this position are expected to provide leadership for curriculum development, assessment and implementation of the developmental mathematics program.

Open Date 11/14/2022 Close Date 02/28/2023 Special Instructions to Applicant

Email is the preferred method of communicating with applicants at the University of Virgin Islands. You will be required to supply your email address during the application process.


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