Assistant Professor in the Mathematical Sciences (Tenure Track)


  • Position: Faculty
  • Department: Mathematics and Computer Science


Maryville College, a selective four-year liberal arts college committed to superior teaching, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Mathematical Sciences beginning in August, 2016. Qualified candidates will possess a strong background in data science and analytics with a Ph.D. in statistics, applied math or a closely related discipline. Teaching experience in a liberal arts undergraduate environment is preferred, and a commitment to teaching excellence is essential.

The Division of Mathematics and Computer Science values the interdisciplinary role of the mathematical sciences in a data-driven world. To this end we offer minors in statistics, math, and computer science in addition to majors in math, computer science, and engineering. This hire will allow us to expand offerings in the application of the mathematical sciences. Responsibilities of the position will include:

  • Teaching courses in statistical methods and either applied math or computer science;
  • Developing curriculum in data sciences and analytics in collaboration with other disciplines;
  • Guiding undergraduate research.

Founded in 1819, Maryville College is one of the oldest baccalaureate-granting institutions of higher learning in the South. Consistently ranked in the top tier of Southern colleges in national magazines, the College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The curriculum is notable for its strong liberal arts core program and the two semesters of Senior Study research required of all students. The student body of about 1200 is drawn mostly from the Southeast, Middle Atlantic States and the Midwest. Located in Maryville, Tennessee, Maryville College is ideally situated between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state’s third largest city. It is within minutes of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Tennessee, and the major research facilities of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (MC holds associate membership).

Applications received by January 15, 2016 can be assured full consideration. Send letter of application along with curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference (at least two of which fully address teaching experience and potential) electronically to (put “Stats Search” in subject line. Cover letters may be addressed to Dr. Jeff Bay, Chair, Division of Mathematics & Computer Science, Maryville College.

Maryville College is an equal opportunity employer, and specifically invites applications from women and minorities.