Job No: 497524 Position Type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Mathematics
The Mathematics Department at Bucknell University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in mathematics, to begin August 1, 2024. We expect to hire at the Assistant Professor level. Dedicated teacher-scholars from all areas of mathematics are encouraged to apply. Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in Mathematics, a strong commitment to teaching, and a high potential for research. We seek a colleague who will contribute to the department's focus on inclusivity and its liberal arts mission and we welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and who display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity.
Applications include a cover letter, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted), a teaching statement, a research statement, and a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We ask that you address your interest in working at a primarily undergraduate institution in your cover letter and/or teaching statement. Any discussion of undergraduate research should appear in the research statement. Your diversity statement should address your past actions and/or personal experiences related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially as it relates to barriers facing traditionally underrepresented groups. This statement should also discuss how these actions and/or experiences will inform your future approach to teaching and service. Please submit these and all other supporting materials electronically at mathjobs.org. Please arrange for three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses teaching beyond what may be found in student evaluations) to be uploaded at mathjobs.org. Review of applications will begin no later than November 20, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.
Bucknell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.
Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is five courses per year. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies. Bucknell has entered a partnership with Geisinger Health System to promote research and educational collaborations.
Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
Work Type: This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, tenure-track faculty exempt position.
Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to): - flexible scheduling options determined by role; - medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options - an outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions) - generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full weeks off for Winter Break!) - full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods. - a comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives - myriad other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.