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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS



The Department of Mathematics at Virginia Union University is seeking a full-time faculty member at the rank of assistant or associate professor to teach a minimum of 24 semester hours per academic year, which may include morning, evening, or weekend assignments.  Voluntary summer assignments are also possible.  The successful candidate will be hired at the rank of assistant or associate professor with a 9-month appointment to begin work August 2013. 

Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics is required.  Official copies of college transcripts from a regionally accredited institution must be on file by the appointment date for the successful candidate.  Evidence of teaching, service, and a record of scholarly activity is desired.  Documentation of presentations at professional meetings and publications in peer-reviewed journals is also desired, and candidates must possess the skills to secure external grants and funding.

Knowledge/Skills and Abilities: The Department seeks a dynamic individual to teach undergraduate courses in mathematics and statistics.  The spectrum of courses offered in the Mathematics Department includes Pre-algebra, Differential Equations, Advanced Calculus, and Numerical Analysis.  In addition to teaching, the position entails undergraduate student advising, active participation on department, college and university committees, and active involvement in scholarly activities such as publishing and obtaining grants.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.  Evidence in teaching, research, and service is required for future promotion and tenure.

The selected applicant may be required to submit to a background investigation. VUU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 804.257.5841.

Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by March 15, 2013.

Contact:  For qualified applicants, the application packet should contain a letter of interest, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, a copy of college and  graduate transcripts, and a list of five professional references, along with contact information.  The application package may be e-mailed to Resumes@vuu.edu.  Mail completed package to the following address:  Virginia Union University, Office of Human Resources, Attn: Mathematics Search Committee, 1500 North Lombardy Street, Richmond, VA  23220.