ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY POSITION
Assistant Professor in the Mathematical Sciences
Maryville College, a selective four-year liberal arts college committed to superior teaching, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship beginning in August 2023. Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D. in Analytics, Data Science, Statistics, or a closely related discipline. Teaching experience in a liberal arts undergraduate environment is preferred, and a commitment to teaching excellence is essential. Candidates who have experience with community engaged learning are especially encouraged to apply, as are members of all groups underrepresented in higher education.
The Division of Mathematics and Computer Science values the interdisciplinary role of the mathematical sciences in a data-driven world. The major in Business Analytics and minor in Data Analysis have become popular programs at the college and enjoy relatively high enrollment of talented students. The division also houses majors in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering, and minors in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics. Faculty in the Division have been successful securing federal funding from the NSF for educational programming. The successful candidate will:
- Teach courses across the undergraduate curriculum in the mathematical sciences, ranging from Introductory Statistics and Quantitative Literacy to junior/senior-level courses that may include Database Management, Math Modeling, Probability and Statistics, and/or Data Mining. Coordinate our analytics program, including the Business Analytics major and Analytics minor. Guide undergraduate research through supervising year-long senior studies, a distinctive part of the Maryville College curriculum.
Maryville College is recognized in the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, and is committed to outreach to regional, national, and global communities. We seek candidates who are passionate in contributing to Maryville College’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. Founded in 1819, Maryville College is one of the oldest baccalaureate-granting institutions of higher learning in the South. Consistently ranked in the top tier of Southern colleges in national magazines in recent years, the College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The curriculum is notable for its strong liberal arts core program and the two semesters of Senior Study research required of all students. The student body of about 1050 is drawn mostly from the Southeast, Middle Atlantic States and the Midwest. Located in Maryville, Tennessee, Maryville College is ideally situated between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state’s third largest city. It is within minutes of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Tennessee, and the major research facilities of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (MC holds associate membership). The College is also an institutional member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Its historic, 263-acre campus includes a 140-acre multi-use forest.
Applications received by February 10th, 2023 will be guaranteed full consideration. Please apply online at https://www.maryvillecollege.edu/about/inside/careers/. Application materials should include a letter of interest addressed to Dr. Jeff Bay, Chair, Division of Mathematics and Computer Science, graduate transcripts (all official transcripts will be required upon hire), a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement on diversity. Additionally, three letters of reference (two of which should address teaching experience and/or potential) should be submitted by referees to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maryville College is an equal opportunity employer, and specifically invites applications from minorities.