Assistant Professor

Dillard University
 New Orleans, LA

Mathematics Faculty

Dillard University, classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a balanced arts and sciences/professions institution, located in the culturally rich and diverse city of New Orleans, Louisiana, invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Instructor or Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

Job Description:

This is a one-semester, non-tenure track, full-time appointment as an Assistant Professor or Instructor of Mathematics which requires teaching and service. The appointment is effective January 10, 2022. The successful candidate reports to the Chair of the School of STEM.


Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or Statistics or related field with at least 18 hours of graduate level mathematics required. A Ph.D. is required for the rank of Assistant Professor. The candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and mathematical research.

Job Requirements:

The candidate should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and academic advising of students. Teaching responsibilities will include teaching both lower- and upper-division undergraduate courses in mathematics, commensurate with education and experience. The candidate is expected to use creative, innovative, and technologically-appropriate approaches to engage students in learning content. Candidates should possess the ability to instruct classes using face-to-face and online modalities.

Other responsibilities include conducting independent research, assisting in the development of curriculum and participating in service activities to support the University, community, and profession. The successful applicant may also collaborate with other faculty members in conducting interdisciplinary research and engage students in conducting undergraduate research.

Full-time faculty members teach 12-15 hours per semester, must hold six (6) office hours per week, and may be assigned additional teaching responsibilities and duties at the discretion of the program coordinator, school chair, college dean, or Vice President for Academic Affairs.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit an application form, cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended (official transcripts are required of all finalists), and three (3) letters of recommendation describing the applicant’s teaching and research skills to Dillard University’s Career Center:

Dillard University

Office of Human Resources

2601 Gentilly Blvd.

New Orleans, LA 70122

(504) 816-4187 (fax)

Hiring Manager:

Dr. Lovell Agwaramgbo

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Dillard University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify the Office of Human Resources.

Summary of Full-time Faculty Member Duties and Job Requirements

Academic Advising

Faculty members serve as student academic advisors and are expected to meet with each assigned student advisee.


Faculty members work in classrooms, offices, labs, and related venues to accomplish educational and research activities.


Each faculty member is expected to attend and participate in the program, school, college, and General Assembly meetings.

Office Hours

Each faculty member must schedule six (6) office hours per week. Faculty members schedule their own office hours.

Other Duties as Assigned

A faculty member may be assigned additional duties at the discretion of the program coordinator, school Chair, college dean, or Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Physical Requirements

Communicate with students, staff, and colleagues.

Read academic texts and materials, student papers, etc.

Operate a personal computer and audio-visual equipment.

Stand or sit for up to one to three hours at a time.

Fly or drive to off-site meetings or conferences. Move around campus for classes and meetings. Other requirements as specified by a job description.

Scholarly Activity

Faculty member is expected to stay current in his/her field.


Faculty members are assigned twelve hours each semester. Faculty members are expected to prepare for and meet their teaching responsibilities for every class.

University/Community Service

Faculty member participates in activities relating to university programs, courses, governance, etc., or community activities that impact on, or are impacted by, the University and which contribute to the growth and development of the student, the University and the community.