Visiting Faculty Member – Mathematics
Connecticut College invites applications for a full-time visiting position in mathematics, to begin in the fall of 2013. The initial appointment will be for a single year, but will be renewable for up to two more years. Appointment will be at the rank of assistant professor; under special circumstances, applications at the rank of associate professor or professor may also be considered. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or a closely related field, or must have completed the requirements for such a degree by the time of appointment.
The teaching load for a full-time visitor is three courses per semester. Candidates will be expected to teach courses in calculus and introductory statistics. Other courses will depend on the candidate’s own interests, and may include discrete mathematics, linear algebra, abstract algebra or more advanced courses in statistics.
Connecticut College is a private, highly selective liberal arts institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding teaching and research. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity.
Connecticut College values the contributions that visitors make to the community and encourages them to participate actively in the life of their departments and the College. Visitors are voting members of the faculty from the second year onward and their presence is welcome at all faculty meetings.
Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae; copies of graduate transcripts; three letters of recommendation (at least one of which directly addresses teaching); and teaching and research statements. The preferred method of submission is through MathJobs.org, but applications may also be mailed to the following address:
Department of Mathematics
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320
Preliminary interviews will be conducted in January 2013, either by telephone or at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego. Please indicate in your application whether or not you plan to attend the Joint Meetings.
More information about this position, the department, and the College may be found at http://math.conncoll.edu.