The Denison University Department of Mathematics invites applications for two tenure-track positions starting Fall 2023 in statistics or applied mathematics (e.g. data science, differential equations, financial mathematics, modeling, numerical analysis, numerical linear algebra, operations research). The Department offers a minor in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics, a BA in Mathematics, and a BS in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or a related field by the start date. Rank is negotiable based on prior experience.
In their cover letter, candidates should address their experience interacting with and mentoring undergraduate students, as well their continuing research agenda. Candidates also should speak to their ability to contribute to key components of Denison's mission “... to inspire and educate our students to become autonomous thinkers, discerning moral agents and active citizens of a democratic society.” Successful candidates are expected to be excellent teacher-scholars with active student-centered pedagogy and vibrant research programs, as well as engaged members of the Denison community.
Denison University is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges with about 2,300 undergraduates and 224 full time faculty. It is a vibrant and diverse residential campus with 21% domestic students of color, 16% international students, 15% first generation students. These students come from 48 U.S. states and 72 countries. Denison is located less than 30 minutes away from Columbus, the country's 14th largest city with more than 2 million people. (https://denison.edu/campus/about/fast-facts) The College and the Department are committed to an inclusive and welcoming community for its students, faculty, and staff. We are especially interested in applicants that can successfully work with groups that have been historically marginalized in higher education.
The Department of Mathematics offers an innovative variety of pure and applied courses, while contributing to interdisciplinary programs at Denison such as Data Analytics, Global Commerce, Global Health, and Financial Economics. We engage our students in a myriad of ways ranging from department-sponsored social events to internally funded undergraduate research. We are also committed to mentoring our faculty to be exceptional teachers, scholars, and colleagues. Denison is fortunate to be well-resourced and supports faculty with pre-tenure leave, a robust sabbatical program, and professional development funds.
Applications will be considered until the position is filled and may be submitted on MathJobs or Interfolio. Those received on or before October 10, 2022 will receive full consideration. Please include:
a cover letter addressing the above
a teaching statement
a research statement
three letters of recommendation, at least two of which address teaching