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Mathematical and Digital Sciences

The Department of Mathematical and Digital Sciences at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full time tenure-track assistant professor position to begin in the fall semester of 2018 (AA# 53-7-086). The Department currently offers majors in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science and Digital Forensics, and courses in Data Science. Preference will be given to applicants with strong backgrounds in Data Science or Computational Statistics and interest in teaching courses in those areas. An earned Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science or a closely related field from an accredited institution is required by August 17, 2018. A strong commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate courses with effective use of technology, research, and a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations is preferred. Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching, research, continuous scholarly activity and service is required for tenure. Finalists for the positions must communicate well and successfully complete a teaching/research demonstration and an interview process.

Bloomsburg University, a member of Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, is consistently ranked among the best Regional Colleges in the North Region. Bloomsburg is a premier public university with approximately 10,000 students enrolled across four academic divisions. The University offers 55 undergraduate majors, 47 undergraduate minors, and 20 graduate programs, including a Doctor of Clinical Audiology and the new Doctor of Nursing Practice. The University offers a competitive salary scale and excellent benefits.

Bloomsburg University is located in a picturesque small town in beautiful north central Pennsylvania, approximately 50 miles southwest of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and 30 miles west of the Pocono Mountains. The area boasts excellent public schools with an affordable cost of living and abundant lifestyle opportunities. New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore-Washington metro centers are within a few hours’ drive.

For full consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2017.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a letter of application, teaching and research statements, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Applications may be submitted by e-mail to MathSearch@bloomu.edu or by regular mail to: Search Committee, Department of Mathematical and Digital Sciences, Bloomsburg University of PA, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and a criminal background check as well as Pennsylvania child abuse history clearance. Recommendation for hiring is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time department faculty. Completing this search is contingent upon available funding.

The University encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer. Bloomsburg University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures and for inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation, contact: Title IX Coordinator, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Warren Student Services Center, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815; Phone: 570-389-4529; Email: titleixcoord@bloomu.edu. Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East - Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: 215-656-6010; Fax: 215-656-6020.