Visiting Instructor - Department of Mathematical
The Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Science and Mathematics at Georgia Southern University has two visiting instructor positions open for which we seek to make hires for the 2021-2022 academic year. The home campus for one position is the Armstrong campus and for the other, the Statesboro campus, although teaching on multiple campuses may be required.
Georgia Southern University is a distinctive combination of Southern charm and uncompromising academics. We are a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution serving about 26,500 students through nine colleges on three beautiful oak-lined campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Throughout its degree offerings at the associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern cultivates community collaboration, world-class scholarship and hands-on learning opportunities.
Georgia Southern University was founded in 1906 as a school for teaching modern agricultural production techniques and homemaking skills to rural school children. Its Savannah campus was established in 1935 as Armstrong Junior College for local youth who could not afford to attend college away from home. The Liberty Center in Hinesville was established in 1998 to serve the military and their families at nearby Fort Stewart, the largest military base east of the Mississippi. All three locations came together in 2018 when Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University consolidated. The "new" Georgia Southern University preserves a passion for serving its neighbors while preparing students for lifelong service as scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities.
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
At Georgia Southern, visiting faculty normally teach fifteen credit hours per semester, hold regular office hours, and actively participate in departmental meetings. Collegiality is essential. All visiting positions are non-tenure track, academic year 10 month) appointments. Appointments are for one year only, although there is the possibility of reappointment should funding permit and based upon satisfactory performance. The second year would be a terminal year, without exception.
1. Earned master's degree (or higher) in Mathematics or a closely related field with 18 graduate semester hours in Mathematics or Statistics by August 1, 2021
2. Effective communication and interpersonal skills
3. Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives
4. Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development
5. Authorization to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution
Screening of applications will begin July 14, 2021 and continues until the position is filled. The position starting date is August 1, 2021. A complete electronic application consists of: (1) a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references.
Applications and nominations should be sent via email as a singled pdf file using Search 12126 as the subject to:
Dr. Sabrina Hessinger, search chair, search 12126
Georgia Southern University
The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.
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