The Virginia Military Institute Department of Applied Mathematics invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in applied mathematics at the assistant professor level. The appointment begins 1 August 2018. The position requires a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, or a closely related field. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching, including the ability to mentor undergraduates in research projects, and have an ongoing program of scholarly activity. The successful candidate will teach a wide variety of undergraduate courses. Faculty members are expected to participate in cadet development and professional citizenship duties, such as advising and committee work. Members of the faculty wear uniforms and adhere to military customs and courtesy although military experience is not required.
Applicants should submit a letter stating their professional goals and teaching interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests and a CV. Three letters of recommendation, one of which must address teaching effectiveness, should be included.
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitud...es of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.