School of Arts and Sciences Assistant Professor in Mathematics

School of Arts and Sciences

Assistant Professor in Mathematics

The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Bridgeport invites applications for a visiting appointment in Mathematics commencing fall 2014. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Mathematics with ability to teach a broad spectrum of Mathematics as well as courses in specialty areas, including Abstract Algebra and Number Theory.

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position include support of the BA and BS majors in Mathematics, academic advising, mathematics research and  grants applications as well as to improve recruitment and retention of students in mathematics and to work  collaboratively with other STEM faculty and programs at the University.

We invite applications from candidates that have demonstrated strong commitment to teaching undergraduate courses to students with different cultural and economic backgrounds, with excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidate should have experience in the use of teaching technologies, such as cooperative and hybrid learning methods.

The University of Bridgeport is committed to building a diverse college community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest, a current resume or curriculum vitae (including contact information for at least 3 references), statement of teaching philosophy (one-page) as well as any other document that supports excellence in teaching Mathematics, either electronically or by mail to:

Department of Human Resources

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

University of Bridgeport

Wahlstrom Library, 7th Floor

126 Park Avenue

Bridgeport, CT 06604

Fax: (203) 576-4601

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