Department of Mathematics at Niagara University invites applications for a
one-year instructor position for the 2020-2021 academic year to begin August
2020. A master’s degree in mathematics with significant experience as lead
instructor at the college level by the position start date is required.
Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate
teaching. An active research program is desirable, and candidates who possess a
Ph.D. in Mathematics are strongly encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities include teaching approximately 9 credit hours per semester.
Most courses assigned are expected to be service-level courses such as calculus
or introductory statistics, but, depending on department needs and the
successful candidate’s qualifications, there may be an opportunity to teach an
upper-level course for majors in Spring 2021. The successful candidate will
also be expected to engage in appropriate departmental service.
Niagara University was founded in 1856 by the Catholic Vincentian Fathers,
whose mission emphasizes practical training and excellence in the service of
society. NU’s traditional stone buildings and leafy green campus sits on
Monteagle Ridge, overlooking the Niagara River Gorge just four miles north of
the majestic Niagara Falls. The university is 30 minutes from Buffalo, which
offers a variety of cultural events, sports, and entertainment opportunities,
and 90 minutes from Toronto, Canada’s largest metropolitan area.
attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, student/course
evaluations from the last two years, and at least three letters of
recommendations to your application. Review of applications will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the
search may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Joel Louwsma,