Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics (Tenure-Track)

Posted Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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. 

ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION RULES

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.

Applicants can submit their application electronically to either https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs (preferred) or the Virginia Jobs listing (link below).

Virginia Jobs link: http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/89564

If selecting, the Virginia Jobs option, letters of recommendation must be mailed to: Search Committee Chair, Department of Applied Mathematics, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA  24450

Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis, but those received before 1 December 2017 will be given priority. 

The department will schedule interviews at the 2018 Joint Mathematics Meeting in San Diego, CA.  Please indicate in your cover letter if you also plan to attend. 

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In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.



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