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Tenure-Track Assistant Professors, Mathematics & Actuarial Science ~ Show Information

Butler University
Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science
Tenure-Track Assistant Professors

Butler University expects to conduct a search for two (2) tenure-track positions in the Department of Mathematics & Actuarial Science with appointments beginning Fall 2015.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or actuarial science with demonstrated excellence in teaching, a willingness to teach at all levels of undergraduate mathematics, a strong potential for research, a commitment to developing an extensive program of professional activity, and a readiness to serve collegially in the department and the broader University.  Applicants should therefore have demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students.  Specialty in any subfield of mathematics is invited; candidates who can demonstrate ability to teach upper-level courses in probability, statistics, or actuarial mathematics are especially encouraged to apply.  An ability to publish papers in statistics or actuarial science is a plus.   Interest in undergraduate research is desirable.  The standard teaching load is 9 credit hours per semester.  The department offers bachelor's degrees in mathematics and in actuarial science, and it supports the mathematics component of most of the University's programs, including the University's Core Curriculum.
Butler University is a comprehensive, liberal arts-based institution with roughly 4400 students, located in a residential area of Indianapolis. 

Send cover letter, curriculum vita, official transcripts of graduate work, teaching philosophy, statement of research plans, teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation with at least one addressing teaching to: 

Dr. William Johnston, Chair
Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science
Butler University
4600 Sunset Ave
Indianapolis, IN  46208

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Candidates are invited to apply immediately; review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.


Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition, hiring and other employment-related decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment-related criteria. It is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally-protected category