Soka University


Soka University of America (SUA) seeks to fill a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Mathematics beginning August 2019.  This position will support SUA’s General Education curriculum for Liberal Arts majors. The teaching load per academic year is five courses.  The teaching responsibilities include introductory-level courses in mathematics and statistics, as well as at least one cross-disciplinary course (Core, Modes of Inquiry, or Learning Cluster; see our catalog at for course descriptions).  The successful candidate will demonstrate their ability to engage students in small classroom settings and to develop a productive program of research and scholarship.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field, and preferably will have postdoctoral experience.  Experience in teaching an introductory Statistics course, or an introductory Computer Science course, is a plus. Applicants should be versatile enough to teach outside their area of specialization, and demonstrate excellence in teaching and research.


More information and application instructions are available at this link:

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