Faculty - Mathematics

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7105981 (Ref.No. 22J312224)
Posted: July 20, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

The Department of Mathematics at Rider University invites applications for a one-year full-time position at the rank of Acting Assistant Professor or Instructor (depending upon qualifications) for the 2022-2023 academic year. 

The successful candidate will teach 9 credits of undergraduate mathematics courses each semester, maintain an active research program (incorporating undergraduates in a research agenda, attending and presenting at conferences and working on publications), and contribute to department and university service (advising students, organizing activities for math club, etc.). Candidates should have a commitment to excellence in their teaching and to creating an inclusive learning environment for a diverse student body. 

Rider is a private university located near Princeton, NJ, and within easy driving distance or train ride to New York City and Philadelphia. 

Position Requirements

For appointment at the rank of Acting Assistant Professor, a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field is expected by August 31, 2022.

For appointment at the rank of Acting Instructor, a Master’s degree in mathematics or a related field is expected by August 31, 2022.

Preference will be given to candidates who have college teaching experience and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and to creating an inclusive learning environment for a diverse student body. 

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. 

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success. 

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 387 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should include in their application:

· A cover letter
· A curriculum vitae
· A statement of teaching philosophy 
· A research statement
· A statement outlining a commitment to diversity, including evidence of experience working with and teaching diverse students 

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.