Faculty - Mathematics
Job posting number: #7115919
Posted: November 11, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPosition Description
The Department of Mathematics at Rider University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin fall 2023. Rider is a private university located near Princeton, NJ, and within easy driving distance or train ride to New York City and Philadelphia.
Responsibilities for this position will include teaching nine credit hours per semester, directing the department’s Actuarial Science Program, engaging in scholarship leading to peer-reviewed publications, and participating in departmental and university committees.
Expectations with respect to the Actuarial Science Program will include teaching upper-level probability & statistics courses, mentoring undergraduate research projects, undergraduate advising, career placement support, contributing to student recruitment and retention, and administrative responsibility for the program.
Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for the undergraduate experience and a commitment to excellence in their teaching and research. Applicants who can bring their enthusiasm for mathematics into courses for majors and non-majors, as well as introductory and upper-level courses are strongly encouraged to apply.
Rider University is composed of faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds who come together to create a vibrant, living and learning community. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired. Applicants should be experienced with, and committed to, working with such a diverse population.
A Ph.D. in Mathematics is required. Evidence of potential for both excellence in research and high-quality teaching is required.
Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience
Individuals with expertise and experience in actuarial science are preferred. Post-doctoral and college-level teaching experience is also preferred.
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.