Location: Newport, RI Category: Academic / Faculty Posted On: Fri Jul 26 2019 Job Description:
The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Salve Regina University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level starting in the fall 2020 semester. The department offers a major and a minor in mathematics, an interdisciplinary minor in mathematical finance, and provides the mathematics and computer science components of dual 3+2 (BA/BS) and 3+3 (BA/MS) engineering programs with Washington University in St. Louis. Additionally, the department offers courses in the core curriculum and courses that constitute the mathematics, statistics, and computer science components of other programs at the university. The Mathematical Sciences Department is developing a minor in computer science, and a dual degree program leading to a B.S. in computational mathematics and a masters' degree in data science.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include teaching undergraduate mathematics courses, advising students, mentoring student research, and serving on committees. Candidates who can, additionally, teach computer science courses (e.g., algorithms and data structures, data mining, and machine learning), or data science courses will be preferred. The successful candidate is expected to engage in research and scholarship, for example, publications in peer-reviewed journals, conference presentations, grant activity, development of industrial partnerships, development of interdisciplinary partnerships with other academic departments, software development; and to participate in university service and university outreach programs.
Candidates must have a doctorate in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field by fall 2020, and evidence of strong teaching ability. While candidates with research interests in any area of mathematics, computer science, data science, or statistics are welcome to apply, the successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate mathematics; preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate an interest and ability to help develop a minor in computer science and/or program in data science.
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
health and dental coverage
tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Located on a picturesque campus in the historic city of Newport, R.I., Salve Regina University is a Catholic, coeducational university founded by the Sisters of Mercy. The University offers a comprehensive education with a liberal arts foundation that fosters the development of each student's individual talents.Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the University enrolls more than 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world. Salve Regina's diverse range of academic programs is complemented by community service initiatives, extracurricular activities and a full athletics program featuring varsity, intramural and club sports.The undergraduate course of study is designed to further intellectual, social and spiritual growth and encourage students to work for a world that is harmonious, just and merciful. Graduate and continuing education programs are tailored to the unique needs of adult students, combining the integration of knowledge and personal values with the development of greater competency in both theory and practice.Salve Regina's 80-acre campus is set on seven contiguous Gilded Age estates and features 21 st...ructures of historic significance that have been sensitively adapted to meet University needs while also preserving their status as treasures of the 19th and early 20th centuries.