Austin Peay State University, Mathematics

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Position ID:APSU-Math-ASSTASSOC [#23446, 2012515Faculty]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Clarksville, Tennessee 37042, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Statistics
Starting Date:2023/08/01
Salary Range:Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/10/25, finished 2023/10/28, listed until 2023/04/25)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Austin Peay State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematical Finance beginning Fall 2023. This position is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending on credentials and experience. Responsibilities include conducting research and teaching mathematical finance, statistics, actuarial science, and data science courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A typical teaching load is 12 – credit hours per semester, with additional responsibilities to include advising, maintaining an active program of scholarship, and engaging in university service. Emphasis is placed on excellence in scholarly activity, teaching, and commitment to service. Austin Peay State University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long-term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 401(k) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition discounts and waivers for eligible employees and their family members. 

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Be responsible for a minimum of 30 teaching load credits per academic year, 6 of which will be for advisement, research, committee work, etc.
  • Be willing to teach at times and places necessary to meet student needs.
  • Be willing to adopt innovative teaching methods and delivery as appropriate.
  • Possess the knowledge, talents and skills in the discipline to promote effective teaching.
  • Demonstrate respect for the diverse learning needs of students.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and implement curriculum objectives and content for courses offered and taught in one’s curriculum area.
  • Demand and maintain high standards and expectations for all students.
  • Implement teaching activities and a diversity of teaching techniques, procedures, and resources including application of technology.
  • Develop and implement evaluation and assessment techniques that are appropriate for each course.
  • Use multiple measures to assess student learning on a regular basis and provide frequent feedback to students relative to their performance.
  • Be available and knowledgeable and demonstrate proficiency in the practice of academic advisement of students.
  • Conduct appropriate research and scholarly/creative activity within the discipline.
  • Effectively utilize the materials and resources of the Felix G. Woodward Library.
  • Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development and growth by being suitably active in professional and community service.
  • Exhibit motivation and initiatve in keeping up-to-date and current in one’s curriculum area by reading/reviewing current scholarly or creative works in their field and by attending conferences, seminars, workshops, courses, and development activities sponsored by the University.
  • Serve effectively on committees and other appropriate functions that assist in University governance.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to work effectively with colleagues to support the mission of the institution and related academic units.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • A doctoral degree in mathematical finance or a related field by August 1, 2023, is required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with at least two years of teaching experience in mathematical finance or quantitative methods, who demonstrate excellence in teaching and research, a commitment to continued professional growth, and a willingness to work collaboratively with other faculty members.
  • Special consideration will be given to candidates with numerical analysis expertise, industry experience, and demonstrated ability to mentor graduate research/capstone projects in mathematical finance.
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Contact: 931-221-7177
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Postal Mail:
Austin Peay State University, Human Resources Dept., PO Box 4507, Clarksville, TN 37044
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