Mathematics Faculty Opening

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Benedictine College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in mathematics starting in August 2020. The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in mathematics, math education, statistics, or a related area and have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the campus community. (ABD applicants will be considered if they can provide evidence that they are near completion of the Ph.D.) The candidate should be able to teach a wide variety of undergraduate courses and be willing to supervise undergraduate research in the mathematical sciences or mathematics education. The teaching load is 12 hours; teaching assignments typically would include a mix of service courses and courses in the math major. Applicants with experience and/or interest in teaching either courses for pre-service teachers or courses in statistics/data science would be especially welcomed. Strong candidates from any area of mathematics are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science currently has six full-time faculty members and is housed in a STEM building that has just completed a $25M expansion and renovation. The college has large programs in most natural sciences and an expanding engineering program. Benedictine’s Wangari Maathai STEM Fellows program exists to provide a stimulating intellectual environment, research opportunities, and professional development to talented undergraduate students in STEM areas.

Benedictine College, which has a full-time undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1900 students, is a mission-centered academic community positioned on the bluffs of the Missouri River. Its mission as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts, and residential college is the education of men and women within a community of faith and scholarship. Benedictine College provides a liberal arts education through academic programs based on a core of studies in the arts and sciences. In addition, the college provides education for careers through both professional courses of study and major programs in the liberal arts and sciences. As an essential element of its mission, Benedictine College fosters student and faculty scholarship, independent research, and artistic performance to contribute to the  broader world of learning.

Applicants should submit the following in a single email message addressed to

  1. An Application for Employment
  2. An application letter that addresses how the applicant will contribute to the mission of the college
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. A statement of teaching philosophy and interest
  5. A statement of research interests

Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to the same email address ( At least one reference letter should address teaching experience/potential.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.  Members of the department will be available to conduct initial interviews at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Denver, CO.

Benedictine College welcomes applications from candidates of all backgrounds. The College is committed to assuring equal opportunities in employment.