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Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Marian University

Date Posted Mar. 31, 2023
Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
University Marian University
Indianapolis, IN, United States
Department Science & Mathematics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

Visiting Assistant Professor of MathematicsJob Description

As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks a Visting Assistant Professor of Mathematics that will promote Marian University’s Catholic mission and identity by demonstrating academic excellence and the potential for distinctive contributions to the holistic development of students. Teaching-focused candidates in any area of the mathematical sciences are encouraged to apply. The appointment shall begin in the fall of 2023.

The Department of Mathematics at Marian University is a collaborative academic community committed to fostering student engagement, problem solving, and communication. The department offers degrees in both Mathematics and Computer Science In order to develop transformative leaders for service to the world In a variety of areas of business, government, and education. The department recognizes the breadth of people, thought, and experience that contribute to research, education, and related professions in the mathematical sciences. We welcome everyone Interested in mathematics, statistics, computer science, and related fields as we work to build a community that is diverse, respectful, accessible, and inclusive. We are committed to ensuring equitable access to opportunities and resources for people of any race, ethnicity, religious belief, gender identity, age, economic background, disability status, or any other social or physical component of their identity. Through our curriculum, our classrooms, our scholarship, our outreach to the community, and ourselves, we seek to acknowledge and carefully address existing biases, barriers, and uses and abuses of power and privilege. This commitment to reducing discrimination and promoting diversity and Inclusion Is rooted in the Franciscan Values of Marian University, which make social justice an indispensable part of our calling.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling 
    theFranciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformatlve education, unity In diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Teaching Load: Marian utilizes a diversified work plan model. Most full time faculty teach 3·4 
    courses per semester.
  • Teach courses in the calculus sequence as well as some combination of major electives, 
    mathematics courses for future educators, data science courses, or general education courses, depending on the expertise of the successful candidate and departmental needs.
  • Share in the ongoing development and Implementation of department and college activities and projects.
  • Engage In research, scholarship, and other professional activities.
  • Mentor students through advising, research, and internship opportunities.
  • Participate in the life of the campus and university service, including participation in faculty 
    governance and co-curricular programs.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Requirements include:
    • A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Statistics, or a closely related field.
    • Demonstrated potential for excellence and innovation in student-centered instruction.
    • Demonstrated interest in curriculum and program development.
    • Potential for ongoing scholarship including but not limited to research, publication, and activity in professional associations.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to be a team player who can collaborate with colleagues of diverse 
    • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion that ensures all types of students can succeed.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 
Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional 
references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications

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