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Job Description

Assistant Professor of Mathematics - Faculty Position (11126)  

To Apply Online
  • Current Active SU Employees, please login to GullNet and click "Careers at SU."
  • All others, please click Apply Online.
  • See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for help.

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Mathematics.

Area of Specialization: Mathematics or Statistics

The primary job duties for this position are teaching, advising students, scholarship, serving on committees, and working with other faculty in professional collaboration. The normal teaching load is 12 hours (3-4 courses) per semester. Undergraduate research and the preparation of future teachers are priorities of the department, and the successful candidate should be committed to these principles. The candidate should also be able to utilize effective teaching and classroom management strategies which enhance the success of diverse learners. The department offers a Masters in Mathematics Education and undergraduate tracks in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Math Secondary Education, and Computational Mathematical Sciences, in addition to the Traditional (pure) and Applied Mathematics options. Candidates should be able to contribute to several of these areas. Preference will be given to candidates whose areas of expertise complement those of the existing faculty. Potential specializations include combinatorics, graph theory, or geometry.

Minimum Qualifications: A Doctorate in Mathematics or Statistics is required. Candidates must posses the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Candidates must have a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly development, and service. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate education and a willingness to teach a broad range of introductory mathematics courses as well as possess an ability to contribute to mid- and upper-level offerings for majors and to effectively use mathematical software at all levels of the curriculum. Candidates are expected to be enthusiastic and effective contributors to a learning environment with increasingly diverse participants.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) summaries of student evaluations, and 4) a statement describing approach to undergraduate teaching. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Dr. Lee May, at All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any other documents via email.

Additionally, please have three (3) current letters of reference sent to Jenny Howard via email at Letters must be provided directly from your professional references or by an Online Credential Service Provider.

Applications submitted by December 1, 2014 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2015.

This position is based in Salisbury, Maryland. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University (SU) is a selective undergraduate institution and one of 13 institutions that compose the University System of Maryland. The University is close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU has been cited nationally as one of the top ten public regional universities in the North according to U.S. News and World Report, and has also been recognized by the Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s magazine. SU has 388 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8,600.

Staff (non-academic) and Faculty Positions:

Salisbury University utilizes an Online Employment Application System. As indicated by Job Opening, interested applicants MUST apply for certain designated positions via this online system.

  • Current active employees, please login to GullNet and click on the “Careers at SU” link in the left-hand navigation bar.
  • All other applicants including former employees or employees in between contracts (e.g., PTNTT Faculty and Contingent/contractual employees on Summer or Winter break), please click the Apply Online link.

Note: Applicants interested in obtaining a Faculty position and plan to utilize an Online Credential Service Provider (Interfolio, EPCS, etc.), please follow the instructions in the online system and in the job posting/job advertisement.

See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for more information and instructions.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall; Tel. 410-543-6426.