Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Eastern Oregon University

La Grande, OR

ID: 7063442
Posted: February 10, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description Summary
Eastern Oregon University (EOU) seeks a dynamic teacher to fill a tenure-track position in Mathematics beginning in the fall of 2020.

This is a nine month faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor rank with a teaching load of approximately 36 quarter credits per year and 9 credits of service per year.

The mathematics program at EOU has three primary objectives:
1) To provide a major in mathematics that develops the attitude of mind and analytical skills required for effective use and understanding of mathematics.

2) To provide a major which prepares students for a variety of career choices, including graduate study, industrial and business careers, and secondary school teaching. Within teaching, more generally, to prepare highly qualified teachers of mathematics for elementary, middle and secondary schools.

3) To provide the necessary mathematical and statistical support courses for students in other disciplines, including computer science, physical and biological sciences, social science, business and economics, and health.

Appointment begins September 16, 2020.

The successful candidate will teach an array of mathematics and statistics classes from across the undergraduate curriculum, from precalculus through real analysis, modern algebra, and statistics. Some portion of the teaching assignment will include online courses including online statistics. Interest and ability to guide undergraduate research is desired.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics from a regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent is required. Candidates nearing completion of their doctorate (ABD) may be considered.

Evidence of successful experience teaching undergraduate-level university mathematics classes.

Must satisfactorily complete EOU criminal and credential background check. Having a criminal history is not an automatic bar to employment.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Eastern Oregon University will not sponsor applicants for employment visas.

Preferred Qualifications
Candidates with experience teaching online courses will be given particular consideration as will candidates with a demonstrated success in working with first generation and/or under-prepared students.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit
1) A letter of interest that addresses relevant expertise and teaching experience.
2) A curriculum vitae with the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for at least three references.
3) One-page statement of teaching philosophy.
4) Transcripts (official required only for finalist)
5) A sample syllabus (Please use Portfolio 1 to submit sample syllabus)
6) Three letters of recommendation.

Candidates are encouraged to review the values and principles of Eastern Oregon University

Only complete files of qualified applicants will be reviewed.

Eastern Oregon University – Oregon’s Rural University! – is a respected public, higher education institution of academic excellence. Brilliant faculty and staff thrive and together fulfill their career ambitions to serve students from all walks of life.


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