Overview

Newberry College invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in Mathematics beginning in August 2020. Candidates need to have the education, skills and experience to teach a wide range of courses in Mathematics. Preferences given to applicants with experience working closely with and/or instructing lower level Computer Science courses.

The successful candidate has a demonstrated history of successfully mentoring and development of mathematical and problem-solving skills by majors and non-majors. They also have a demonstrated history of successfully working with diverse populations. Finally, the successful candidate can engage students through personalized pedagogy to be active participants in their learning, builds confidence in mathematical abilities, and has alternate strategies to help students grasp the material.

Duties and Responsibilities: Teach 12 credit hours a semester and serve as program coordinator for mathematics. This includes assisting the Department chair in program-specific duties including scheduling courses and strategic planning. It also includes leading in-depth assessments of student learning, curriculum review, and program effectiveness which leads to improvements in the student learning experience.

The successful candidate will be an active member of the campus community which includes being widely available for student help, developing student support programs such as supplemental instruction, and serving on department & institutional committees. A complete list of Duties and Responsibilities can be found in the Faculty Policies Manual.

The successful candidate will understand the relationship of Mathematics to the newly approved majors in Computer Science and Information Technology, and contribute to curriculum development and program growth.

About Newberry College: Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Synod of South Carolina and Adjacent States, the College has maintained its association with the Lutheran Church. Today, Newberry College prepares students in the Lutheran liberal arts tradition through a supportive academic community for lifelong intellectual and personal development, meaningful vocation and engaged citizenship in the global society.

Newberry College is committed to the achievement of academic excellence by students from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to giving all students opportunities for success through service and personal attention. The successful candidate will have intercultural competence and history of success working with students from diverse and underrepresented populations

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Mathematics or Computer Science from an accredited university required. Doctoral Degree preferred.

Applications: Review of applications will continue until position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and contact information for three professional references. The successful candidate must submit to a background check and submit all official transcripts before beginning employment. Electronic application materials should be emailed to Associate Dean, Dr. Christina Wendland (academic.application@newberry.edu). Please include “Mathematics Faculty” in the subject line.

Or mail hard copies to:
Dr. Christina Wendland
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Newberry College
2100 College Street
Newberry, SC 29108

To apply for this job email your details to academic.application@newberry.edu