My academic department is looking to hire a new full-time, tenure-track assistant professor. The job search is extremely broad: we are looking for the scientist or mathematician with the best fit to Pratt and to our department.
I am not on the hiring committee and cannot field any questions about the official selection process. However, if you would like to know more about my academic life at Pratt Institute in its Department of Mathematics and Science, feel free to contact me.
Below is the official job announcement for this position…
SCHOOL OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCE
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE
The Department of Mathematics and Science in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Pratt Institute invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank, to begin Fall semester 2013. We are particularly interested in candidates who have an interest in the intersection of science and art.
Located on Pratt’s 25-acre campus in the historic Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn, Pratt is a 125 year old internationally recognized school of architecture, art, design, information science, creative writing and critical studies. The mission of the Department of Mathematics and Science is: to acquaint students with scientific methodologies, critical thinking and the history of scientific thought; to address the interface between science and art, architecture, and design; and to educate students so that they can respond intelligently and critically to today’s new developments in science and technology. We contribute to students’ core education and offer both required and elective courses in a range of the natural and physical sciences and mathematics. Our faculty are actively engaged in research in a variety of disciplines; for more information, please check our website at: http://tiny.pratt.edu/?w9Ch342ym.
- Teach introductory science courses and courses at the mathematics-science/art-design-architecture interface to predominately undergraduate students from a range of disciplines.
- Work with colleagues to develop new courses, programs, and research projects at the mathematics/science interface with art/design/architecture disciplines.
- Participate in Department, School and Institute committees as well as other forms of service.
- Engage in, present, and publish research in one’s own area of scientific interest.
- Perform all other related activities as required.
SALARY is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
We require a PhD in any one of the life, physical, chemical or earth sciences, mathematics or engineering, as well as two (preferably three) years’ college level teaching experience beyond assistantships. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of future creative/scholarly productivity and interest in developing teaching strategies and curricula for a creative student body.
Review of applications to begin January 14, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, brief teaching and research statements, a CV and the names and contact information for three professional references. Please apply via our online applicant system at: http://tiny.pratt.edu/?q0Np172ac.
PRATT INSTITUTE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND RECOGNIZES AND VALUES THE BENEFITS OF A DIVERSE WORKFORCEA Minor Post, Art & Design, Department of Mathematics & Science, Pratt Institute, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences