Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Statistics (Tenure-Track)

  • Fontbonne University
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Nov 10, 2022
Full time Mathematics & Statistics

Job Description


Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Statistics (Tenure-Track)

Fontbonne University


Department:      Mathematics & Computer Science

Location:             St. Louis, MO

Start:                    August, 2023


Position Description 

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Fontbonne University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Statistics to begin August, 2023. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to bring excellence and innovation into the classroom, contribute to scholarship in their field, and participate effectively in professional service. Teaching responsibilities include 12 credits of a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses per semester, which may include mentorship of student research. 

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Fontbonne University offers five B.S. degrees: Applied Mathematics, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Data Science, and Management Information Systems. In addition, it offers M.S. degrees in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Data Science. The B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Cybersecurity are ABET accredited. 

The newly hired faculty member will teach courses in mathematics and statistics.


Our Mission & Vision 

Fontbonne University, a Catholic institution founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides transformative education committed to the common good, inspiring students to become global citizens who think critically and act ethically to create a more just world.

Preferred and Required Qualifications



  • Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or closely related field
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the university level
  • Ability to teach courses across the field of mathematics and statistics
  • Demonstrated potential to contribute to scholarship in the field
  • Ability to assume department and university responsibilities, such as advising students, directing student research projects, supervising internships and participating in university governance
  • Commitment to working with diverse learners and communities, including first-generation students and students from under-represented groups



  • Experience teaching as a full-time faculty member
  • Ability to teach the following courses and others as needed:
    • Introduction to Statistics
    • Fundamentals of Algebra
    • College Algebra
    • Precalculus
    • Calculus I, II, & III
    • Discrete Mathematics
    • Linear Algebra
    • Differential Equations
    • Advanced Statistics
    • Probability Theory
    • Mathematical Modeling

Application Details

Interview Timeline 

  • Date of first consideration/review of applications to begin: December 15, 2022
  • Date to complete screening calls/video for semi-finalists: February 2023
  • Date to identify finalists for campus interviews: February 2023
  • Date to conduct campus interviews:  March 2023
  • Date to extend offer:  March - April 2023


How to Apply

Please navigate to the Employment page on the Fontbonne website (link below).  Click on the job posting and then select one of the blue-highlighted "Apply" buttons at the bottom of the page to begin your application.

Interested applicants should submit the following: 

  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement addressing the candidate’s commitment to working with diverse learners and communities, including first-generation students and students from under-represented groups
  • Research Statement
  • Ph.D. Transcripts (unofficial are acceptable)
  • Names & Contact Information for three references 

Excellent Benefit Package offered including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D and Disability insurance, and 403(b) Retirement Plan with matching contributions.  

A standard background check will be done prior to hiring.


Fontbonne University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Fontbonne complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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