Teaching Assistant Professor, Mathematics

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Denver consists of 12 tenure-track professors, 4 teaching professors, 4 postdoctoral scholars, approximately 80 math majors and 25 graduate students. The department offers BA, BS, MA, MS and PhD degrees in mathematics. Tenure-track faculty conduct research in various fields of pure mathematics.
DU and the Department of Mathematics is strongly committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment, which is in full accord with the value that DU places on its commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion. Candidates must demonstrate ability to integrate content and issues relating to, and to work effectively with, ethnically/racially diverse populations.

Position Summary

Teaching Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics, University of Denver. The position is renewable annually during the first 3 years, followed by a 3-year contract, with a mandatory application for a promotion to Teaching Associate Professor in year 6.

Essential Functions

A teaching assistant professor:

  • Teaches 7 undergraduate courses per academic year during the Fall, Winter and Spring quarters.
  • Optionally teaches additional courses during the Summer quarter for additional pay.
  • Incorporates innovative teaching methods in courses.
  • Continues professional development during their career, typically in pedagogy and/or mathematical education.
  • Participates in curricular development, especially in precalculus, business calculus and foundation seminars courses.
  • Participates in self-governance of the Department of Mathematics as specified by the governing documents and procedural rules on file.
  • Serves on departmental and university committees.
  • Contributes to assessment of the program.
  • Assumes other service duties as assigned by the department chair.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Teaching experience at college level math courses, knowledge of the material covered in 1000- and 2000-level math courses, familiarity with technology used in pedagogy, application of innovative teaching methods, and support of diverse students are essential.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Mathematics
  • Teaching experience at college level math courses.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience or commitment to engage effectively with historically underrepresented communities.

Work Schedule
As assigned by the Department Chair

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) January 31, 2022.

Special Instructions
Applicants should apply electronically at www.mathjobs.org in addition to the online application at https://www.du.edu/jobs.

Salary Grade Number:
The salary grade for the position is UC.

Salary Range:
The salary range for this position is $54,000 - $57,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:

1. C.V. (including a list of publications)

2. Cover Letter

3. Teaching Statement

4.  One-page diversity statement about your experience with and commitment to inclusive excellence and how the applicant can contribute to DU’s values, practices, and actions [https://www.du.edu/equity/dei-action-plan] regarding diversity, equity and inclusivity and to work effectively with ethnically/racially diverse populations.

5.  A minimum of three letters of recommendation concerning teaching should be submitted on behalf of the applicant at www.mathjobs.org

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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