The University of New Haven is seeking a dynamic and forward - thinking leader to serve as the chair the Department of Mathematics and Physics beginning Fall 2018. Given current and anticipated needs in the department, we are especially interested in hiring someone with a specialization in applied computational mathematics, or in probability and statistics.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate skills and abili ties needed to help the department sustain its broad service commitments across the university and to help the department develop and implement new interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs in mathematics. Currently, the department is developin g a new Master’s program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, and it is serving as a vital partner to the Department of Computer Science that is developing a new Master’s program in Data Science.
Required qualifications for the position are a record of teaching excellence in mathematics, a research record supporting tenured status, and progressive leadership experience. Candidates must be fully committed to creating a culture of success for diverse student populations and promoting a diverse and inclu sive departmental culture. The candidate will contribute to and nourish the department engagement with the University of New Haven's broad commitment to high impact and innovative teaching practices.
Internal Number: 17-37
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.