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Teaching Faculty I Position in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at The Florida State University invites applications for a Teaching Faculty I position, on a 12-month appointment, to begin August 2020. The application deadline is March 2, 2020.

FSU (https://www.fsu.edu) is a Top 20 national public university with over 40,000 students at the main campus in Tallahassee (http://talgov.com). The state capital of Tallahassee is located in North Florida, about 25 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The city has a low cost of living and easy access to world-famous beaches and pristine natural habitats.

The successful candidate will teach two to three large lower-division classes each semester, supervise teaching assistants in charge of lab meetings, and coordinate the administration of a multi-instructor course. Experience teaching early college mathematics is preferred. Candidates will need organizational and administrative skills and to communicate easily and effectively as part of a team of ten Mathematics Teaching Faculty.

The Department also seeks candidates with an active interest in improving the effectiveness of teaching methods in large courses. The successful candidate will engage in a collaborative effort to develop and implement improved teaching methods that reflect evidence-based best practices to serve a diverse student population, with the support of colleagues and the University's Center for the Advancement of Teaching (http://teaching.fsu.edu).

Candidates must have an academic doctorate or highest level terminal degree from an accredited institution in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics from an accredited institution, or equivalent qualifications based on professional experience and otherwise qualified to perform assigned duties. Candidates should also have a minimum of one years' experience teaching at the college level. The committee will also consider those with a doctorate in a related field with at least 18 hours of graduate credit in mathematics

To be considered, qualified candidates must enter two applications, one in each of two websites, which require somewhat different information: (1) the AMS website https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/15400, and (2) the FSU Employment Services website http://jobs.fsu.edu (Position no. 00082675, job opening ID 46769).

Application materials required: - Cover letter of application - Curriculum Vitae - Statement of teaching experience and interests - Three letters of reference (to be submitted directly by the reference writers)

For further information: https://www.math.fsu.edu, Gina Ward: ward@math.fsu.edu

FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: https://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

The Mathematics Department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in biomathematics, as well as degrees in several other areas of mathematics. The biomathematics curriculum includes courses within mathematics as well as courses offered in other departments. There are currently 19 undergraduate majors and 19 MS or PhD students enrolled in the biomathematics program. See https://www.math.fsu.edu/biomath and http://biophysics.fsu.edu for more information.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and four letters of recommendation (at least one of the letters should address the candidate's teaching capability). They should be submitted electronically through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14522 and, in addition, through the FSU Employment and Recruiting Services website https://jobs.fsu.edu (Job opening ID 46351).

The deadline to apply for this position is November 30 2019. Screening of applications will begin on December 2, 2019. The Department anticipates filling this position by August 01, 2020.

Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: https://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.