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Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Xavier University of Louisiana
Job Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Department: Department Of Mathematics

Job Summary

The Department of Mathematics at Xavier University of Louisiana invites applicants for three full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor teaching positions for the 2021 - 2022 academic year. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. or ABD in mathematical sciences and excellence in teaching.

The successful hire will 1) teach twelve hours of mathematics and/or statistics classes each; 2) work on coordinating course delivery as a team of instructors teaching different sections of the same course; 3) be active in scholarly service by assisting in acquiring funding for course improvement as well as participate in service activities of the department and the university. 

An ideal candidate will be dedicated to excellence in teaching; will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and will have demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students. Xavier University of Louisiana is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  The Department of Mathematics is especially interested in exceptionally well-qualified candidates who will contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. 

The Mathematics Department offers bachelor's degrees in mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA. 

Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. or ABD in mathematical sciences;
  • Strong commitment to teaching twelve semester hours per semester;
  • Ability to develop and teach face-to-face as well as online classes; and
  • Demonstrated a strong potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students.
Work Hours: Full-Time

Posting Number: F062P

Number of Vacancies: 3

Desired Start Date: 08/23/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Qualified candidates are invited to apply using Xavier's online application site by logging in to Applicants are invited to submit: (1) a cover letter emphasizing their qualifications for the position, (2) a comprehensive CV, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, and (4) letters of recommendation from at least three references. 

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About Xavier

About Xavier University of Louisiana: Founded in 1925 by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, XULA is Catholic and historically Black. Located in New Orleans, the ultimate purpose of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society. This preparation takes place in a diverse learning and teaching environment that incorporates all relevant educational means, including research and community service.
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