The Mathematics Department, in the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University, invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in September 2019. We seek a highly qualified candidate in statistics, mathematical statistics or a related field who can assist the department in strengthening and growing our offerings in statistics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, applied mathematics or a closely related field. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential, as well as strong evidence of research potential. A commitment to pedagogical innovation and demonstrated excellence in using technology in the classroom is required.
The Mathematics Department is an active and collegial group of 12 full-time tenured or tenure track members. Teaching load is 3 courses/9 credit hours per semester and consists of courses at the undergraduate and graduate (masters) level. Class sizes are small and there are many opportunities for professional development. The masters program is an evening program and attracts a wide variety of students– secondary school teachers, eventual Ph.D. candidates, and people working in industry or business.
Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and The Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.