St Edwards University
  • Mathematics
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Tenure-Track All Ranks
Department of Mathematics
School of Natural Sciences

St. Edward's University invites applications for two full-time, nine-month, tenure-track, open-rank faculty positions (commensurate with qualifications and experience) to begin in August 2019.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach both introductory and upper division undergraduate courses in mathematics, to both majors and non-majors. Candidates are expected to establish an active research program involving undergraduates and to participate in department, School, and University service activities. The standard teaching load is ~21 credit hours per year (3-4 courses per semester) with an appropriate level of scholarly activity that includes mentoring undergraduate research students.


  • A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or Applied Mathematics is required.
  • Proven or demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching (both majors and non-majors) and engaging in research with undergraduates is required.
  • Candidates with scholarly activity in an area that broadens that of the current faculty (especially statistics, data science, or applied mathematics), that leverages existing community and University resources, and that is conducive to undergraduate research are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Experience or interest in pedagogical innovation, online/hybrid instructional resource development, and implementing active and/or inquiry-based learning is desired.
  • Faculty from advanced ranks should indicate their interest and experience with leadership and program development.

About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of 3700 undergraduate and 500 graduate students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's University is a Minority Serving Institution, serving a diverse community that welcomes faculty and students from all backgrounds, as engagement with various perspectives prepares our students to be involved and equipped for life in a global society. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, engaged learning, and exciting research opportunities. Since 2005 the School of Natural Sciences has brought more than 110,000 square feet of instructional and laboratory space online at its beautiful hilltop location just south of downtown Austin. St. Edward's also manages the Creative Research Center at Wild Basin, where faculty, staff, volunteers, and the public have direct access to a 227-acre natural preserve, a small piece of and gateway to the 30,000+ acre Balcones Canyonland Preserve. As part of the School of Natural Sciences, the Department of Mathematics is housed in the state-of-the-art John Brooks Williams Science Complex completed in 2013, and offers B.A. and B.S. degrees as well as a minor in mathematics, and pathways to 3+2 math/engineering dual degree through partnerships with several other universities.

Application Process
Application review will begin November 1 and continue until the positions are filled. Qualified applicants are invited to complete an on-line application at Please include:

  • An application cover letter that indicates whether or not you will attend or present at the 2019 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore
  • Curriculum vita
  • Statement of teaching philosophy, including any experience with pedagogical innovation, inquiry-based or active learning, or the development of online courses/instructional materials
  • Summary of research interests written for a general audience
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (both undergraduate and graduate level)
  • Three reference letters, at least one of which addresses teaching. References letters may be uploaded with the application materials or emailed confidentially by the referrer to, with the applicant's name and Job Reference Number J18120 in the subject line. For those with current tenure-track appointments who may be applying discreetly, full contact details of three references may be submitted in lieu of reference letters, and we will communicate with you before contacting them.

We seek a colleague who is aligned with and supportive of St. Edward's University's mission, values, and strategic plan. Successful candidates must complete a criminal background check.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from minorities and women are strongly encouraged as we strive to increase the numbers of faculty members from groups traditionally underrepresented in the academy and in the sciences. All applicants are invited to address how their teaching, scholarship, mentoring, community service, or other activities could support St. Edward's commitment to diversity and inclusion. We hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers; we do not offer sponsorship at this time.

Reference #: J18120
Posted: 10/18/2018
Available: Fall 2019


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