Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Manhattan College
Riverdale, NY
Closing date
Dec 1, 2022

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Science, Mathematics and Statistics
Organization Type
Job Description
The Department of Mathematics at Manhattan College seeks an outstanding applicant for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, with a start date in August 2023. This search is open to candidates specializing in all areas of mathematics and related fields: pure & applied mathematics, mathematics education, statistics, data science, etc.

We seek faculty members who are dedicated to teaching, mentoring, and creating a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, to attract and retain a diverse and talented student body. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences or a related field, demonstrate excellence in academic research, and a have a proven commitment to teaching and advising students. Manhattan College and its faculty view research and teaching as mutually supportive activities. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach a broad range of topics in undergraduate and masters-level mathematics, to engage students in undergraduate research, and to mentor internships. This candidate must be committed to the teacher-scholar model at a primarily undergraduate institution. Faculty at Manhattan College are expected to provide high-quality teaching with a course load of five to seven courses per year, mentor and advise students, maintain an active scholarly program, apply for external grants when appropriate, and provide service to the department and college. The college is prepared to assist newly appointed faculty members in establishing or continuing a research program.

This is an excellent time to join the Department of Mathematics. The Department of Mathematics currently has sixteen full time faculty who are committed to teaching and are active in scholarly activities often involving students. Faculty in the department have recently received teaching awards from the MAA and external research funding from DoD and NIH. Mathematics students regularly participate in undergraduate research at Manhattan College and external REUs. Some continue to our own Masters Programs in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics - Data Analytics as well as to PhD programs. Current department members have expertise in algebra, analytic number theory, data analytics, differential equations, dynamical systems, game theory, graph theory, hyperbolic geometry, logic, machine learning, mathematics education, operations research, probabilistic and statistical methods, and topology.

Manhattan College is a Catholic coeducational institution of higher learning in the Lasallian tradition of excellence in teaching and research, respect for individual dignity, and commitment to social justice inspired by the innovator of modern pedagogy, John Baptist de La Salle. Manhattan College offers degree programs in the liberal arts, business, education, engineering, and science. The College has approximately 3,500 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in over 40 fields of study and is committed to excellence in teaching a diverse student body and preparing students for successful careers and fulfilling lives. Manhattan College is ranked 13th in US News & World Report's Best Regional Universities in the North and is recognized among the top colleges in the region for undergraduate teaching and veterans.

Manhattan College's tree-lined campus is located in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, adjacent to Van Cortlandt Park. Our New York City location offers easy access to all of the world class cultural, artistic, educational, and business activities.

Interested candidates must complete an online application. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan, and the names and addresses of three references. These materials should be uploaded as .pdf documents via the on-line application. Candidates must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent electronically to At least one of these letters should address teaching ability. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by September 5, 2022, but the search will remain open until the positions are filled. Please contact with any questions.

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V

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