Assistant Professor of Mathematics

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University of the Virgin Islands

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) seeks to hire a full-time, tenure track professor at the Assistant level. We seek faculty who will inspire and mentor students at all levels while ensuring high academic standards in a nurturing and learner-centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status. The successful applicant will teach a wide range of undergraduate courses in Mathematics from foundations courses for those students who might not be ready for college level work through upper level courses for Mathematics majors. They will also carry out an independent research program with undergraduate participation, advise and mentor undergraduates, and participate in University service as well as in community outreach activities. The successful applicant will work productively with students and colleagues of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.


The Department of Mathematical Sciences is one of four departments in the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM). Degrees include a Bachelors in Mathematics, Bachelors in Applied Mathematics, as well as a Master’s in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers. In addition, the department provides general education mathematics courses for all UVI students. The Department has research  in pure and applied mathematics, as well as mathematics education.


CSM fosters, supports, and rewards excellence in teaching, research and service. Our academic programs emphasize critical thinking, problem-solving, written and spoken communication, and other skills tailored to help students succeed.CSM is committed to helping students excel academically and achieve productive careers through programs in academics, research and community service. The College provides degrees in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Marine Biology, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Physics, and Process Technology. Opportunities leading to degrees in engineering and medicine at affiliated universities augment our degree offerings. 


UVI is a publicly supported land-grant institution and member of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Its mission is to educate and empower the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Caribbean and the world through an environment that promotes creativity, innovation and excellence in teaching, student learning, research, and community engagement. As a uniquely American, English-speaking institution within the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean, UVI’s role as a producer/venue of thought leaders is critically important to the US Virgin Islands, the wider Caribbean, and the World. UVI is a community that intentionally engages individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, skills, ideas, and perspectives to weave a vibrant learning and working environment. 


Required Qualifications: 

PhD in any area of Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or a related field completed by August 2023   

Demonstrated ability to teach general education mathematics as well as junior-senior level courses.

A research focus in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or a related field.

Demonstrated ability to work productively with students and colleagues of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Commitment to lifelong learning and scientific research, academic and pedagogical advancement, and outreach to the local community through service and enhanced opportunities.


Preferred Qualifications: 

Post-doctoral work

An active research in mathematics. 

Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level. 

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Monday, February 6, 2023
Contact Name: 
Diana Bowen
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