Announcement of Mathematics Faculty Position (Posted 9/11/13):
Goshen College seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics beginning August 2014. The successful candidate will teach, based on candidate interests and department needs, major and service courses throughout the undergraduate mathematics curriculum. We seek scholars with exceptional teaching skills, a commitment to mentoring students, and the ability to collaborate within and across disciplines.
The Mathematics Department, comprised of three faculty, offers majors and minors in mathematics and informatics and offers courses to meet the quantitative literacy needs for other majors and for the Goshen Core (e.g., a mathematics course on fair allocation that can meet a peace-making perspectives requirement). Mathematics majors have become award-winning high school teachers, obtained graduate degrees in the mathematical sciences, engaged in service opportunities, and found employment in a variety of careers. The three-year-old informatics program has attracted many students.
Doctorate in mathematics or a related field by June 30, 2014, required; college-level teaching experience preferred; interest in teaching in a small, liberal arts college; plans to continue scholarly activities that involve students; support of the core values and mission of Goshen College.
About Goshen College
Goshen College is a liberal arts institution of 1,000 students dedicated to the development of informed, articulate, sensitive and responsible Christians. It is nationally ranked for its study abroad programs, and it fosters interdisciplinary conversations, learning, and scholarship through monthly panel discussions, weekly faculty lunches, an active science speakers series, core and perspectives courses taught across disciplines, the Maple Scholars summer undergraduate research program, an annual science and religion conference, and the new Sustainability and Environmental Education department that is an outgrowth of our 1,150 acre Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center.
As a ministry of the Mennonite Church, the institution seeks to integrate Christian values with educational and professional life. Goshen College has adopted five core values around which programs are built: 1) Christ-centered; 2) Passionate Learners; 3) Servant Leaders; 4) Compassionate Peacemakers; and (5) Global Citizens. The college is located in the heart of Elkhart County within several hours of Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit. Residents of Goshen enjoy a culturally diverse small-town atmosphere with an active arts community, a vibrant downtown, the Maple City Greenway network of bicycle paths, and affordable housing prices.
How to Apply for this Position:
- Complete the online Faculty Information Form
- Letter of application, including a statement of teaching and research interests
- Curriculum Vitae
- Three professional letters of recommendation
- Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (copies acceptable in application process with official transcripts required for employment)
Please be sure to provide all required materials noted above, as incomplete applications may not be considered. Application materials may be attached to the Faculty Information Form or sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin December 16, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. With a commitment to building a diverse faculty and staff, minority persons are encouraged to apply.
To protect the welfare and provide for the safety of the students, employees, visitors and resources of Goshen College, background checks are conducted by the Office of Human Resources on all new and re-hired employees.
Assistant Director of Human Resources
1700 S. Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526-4795
Telephone: (574) 535-6111