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Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island
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Date Posted 07/29/2019
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Company Description:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine and among the best regional universities in the north by U.S. News and World Report, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world. 

Job Description:

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Salve Regina University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level starting in the fall 2020 semester. The department offers a major and a minor in mathematics, an interdisciplinary minor in mathematical finance, and provides the mathematics and computer science components of dual 3+2 (BA/BS) and 3+3 (BA/MS) engineering programs with Washington University in St. Louis. Additionally, the department offers courses in the core curriculum and courses that constitute the mathematics, statistics, and computer science components of other programs at the university. The Mathematical Sciences Department is developing a minor in computer science, and a dual degree program leading to a B.S. in computational mathematics and a masters' degree in data science.


Duties include teaching undergraduate mathematics courses, advising students, mentoring student research, and serving on committees. Candidates who can, additionally, teach computer science courses (e.g., algorithms and data structures, data mining, and machine learning), or data science courses will be preferred. The successful candidate is expected to engage in research and scholarship, for example, publications in peer-reviewed journals, conference presentations, grant activity, development of industrial partnerships, development of interdisciplinary partnerships with other academic departments, software development; and to participate in university service and university outreach programs. 


Candidates must have a doctorate in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field by fall 2020, and evidence of strong teaching ability. While candidates with research interests in any area of mathematics, computer science, data science, or statistics are welcome to apply, the successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate mathematics; preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate an interest and ability to help develop a minor in computer science and/or program in data science.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:

  • health and dental coverage

  • life insurance

  • long-term disability

  • 403B plan

  • tuition benefits and more

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

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