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Faculty - Assistant Professor - Mathematics
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Feb. 25, 2019
Title Faculty - Assistant Professor - Mathematics
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty - Assistant Professor - Mathematics

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)


The Department of Mathematics at Utah Valley University located in Orem, Utah invites qualified individuals to apply for a tenure-track position as an assistant professor of mathematics, with primary responsibilities of teaching and developing math courses to support students majoring in STEM fields, including new Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering. The position will start in August 2019. Duties include teaching calculus, linear algebra, ODE, PDE courses as well as other upper- and lower-division mathematics courses, and development of online and hybrid versions of calculus courses. The teaching assignment is 12 credit hours per semester. Applicants should have an engaging and effective teaching style, be fluent in the use of courseware and other technologies for face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online instruction, and should also pursue scholarly activities. UVU is a rapidly growing institution which primarily emphasizes undergraduate education. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in mathematics. Background and experience in Engineering is preferred. ABD applicants will be considered, but must have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree by June 30, 2019. In addition to serving on committees in the department and the university, the successful candidate will be involved in course development and be a liaison between departments. The mathematics department currently also offers a graduate certificate. The application materials must include a current CV, a statement of experience in and philosophy of teaching and scholarship, transcripts, a list of three references. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for the position via the UVU website ( Review of applications will begin Feb 28, 2019.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a terminal degree (Ph. D.) plus teaching experience in higher education. Must have experience assessing student learning capabilities and learning styles, understanding how to develop curriculum of assigned courses, and be fluent in the use of digital learning tools and mechanisms, and their applications in online and hybrid instruction modalities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of teaching through implementation of appropriate pedagogy, clear presentation, and preparation.
  • Interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Demonstrates the skills to evaluate student performance.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing and publish and/or present scholarly research.
  • Ability to use digital learning tools and mechanisms, and apply them in online and hybrid instruction modalities.
  • Ability to develop, coordinate, manage, and foster teamwork among diverse education and training programs.
  • Ability to function effectively on a variety of committees and assignments that serve the needs of the University.
  • Ability to interact personally with students and other faculty members in a congenial and productive manner.

Preferred Qualifications:

Background in or familiarity with mathematical requirements for engineering programs.

Physical Requirements:

General classroom environment.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC40518 Mathematics Faculty

Open Date: 02/21/2019

Review Start Date: 03/21/2019

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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