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Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics

Company:
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Job Location:
Olathe, 66062
Category:
Mathematics
Type:
Full-Time
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Job Summary: MidAmerica Nazarene University, located in Olathe Kansas, invites qualified candidates to apply for an Assistant/Associate Professor in Mathematics. The position is a full-time faculty appointment. Candidates for this position should be able to demonstrate a commitment to higher education delivered with a Christ-centered worldview, a strong commitment to the servant leadership model, and be able to successfully perform the following responsibilities.

Position Description:

  • Teach a variety of mathematics courses to include but not limited to: Statistics, Calculus I, Calculus II, Calculus III, Discrete Mathematics, and Linear Algebra.
  • Advises students in course selection and career/graduate school planning.
  • Provides leadership for the Math degree with the department of Natural, Health, Mathematical Sciences and assists the Department Chair with program management tasks.
  • Engages in program growth strategies. Department is interested in focusing on pre-engineering pathways of study.
  • Attends recruiting events to increase awareness of the MNU Math program. 
  • Supports and oversees mathematic adjunct professors to ensure quality instruction
  • Collect and maintain mathematic program learning outcomes
  • Collaborates with Physics and Computer Science to support programming and create a student culture.
  • Serves on department and university committees.
  • Works collegially with departmental and cross campus faculty.

Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, or a related field. A master’s degree in a relevant field may be acceptable.
  • Prior teaching experience
  • Capability and desire to mentor and guide undergraduate students
  • A record of successful experience in higher education and/or other educational environments, including mentoring students.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, both within the department, and across the institution.
  • Desire and ability to teach through experiential learning activities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for effective teaching, mentoring, and advising. 

Application:

  • Letter of application
  • Complete curriculum vita
  • Copies of University transcripts from all universities from which degrees were received (scan and attach)
  • Statement of faith, including personal faith history and vision for integrating faith and learning in social sciences. (2 pages maximum)
  • Teaching philosophy (2 pages maximum)

Question about the application process may be directed to the HR Generalist, Abigail Harris, at abrubaker@mnu.edu. Question about the position may be directed to Leigh Kreshel, Chair of Natural, Health, and Mathematical Sciences Department at lakreshel@mnu.edu.

Statement of Faith: MidAmerica Nazarene University is an intentionally Christian Community and desires that all employees in positions of leadership reflect a foundational Christian position in word, attitude and action. While there is no predetermined length or format for the Personal Statement of Faith, the norm is a one or two page narrative document describing the applicant’s central Christian beliefs, significant formative influences in the applicant’s Christian experience (e.g., religious experiences of conversion or the affirmation of one’s faith, one’s family and/or home life, spiritual aspirations), and ways in which the applicant’s faith is being demonstrated in daily patterns and practices.

*Christian faith and employment at MidAmerica Nazarene University: MidAmerica Nazarene University is an expression of the Church of the Nazarene. It reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964). Preferred candidates demonstrate a strong commitment to the Christian faith, active participation in a local church, and a philosophy of Christian higher education consistent with the Wesleyan tradition.

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