Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics
Connecticut College invites applications for a full-time visiting position in mathematics, to begin July 1, 2016. The initial appointment will be for a single year, but will be renewable for another year. Appointment will be at the rank of assistant professor. Strong preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or a closely related field; under exceptional circumstances, candidates will be considered who have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. other than the dissertation.
The teaching load for a full-time visitor is three courses per semester. Candidates will be expected to teach introductory statistics courses and should also be comfortable teaching courses in calculus. Other courses will depend on the candidate’s own interests and departmental needs, and may include discrete mathematics, linear algebra, intermediate statistics courses such as regression techniques, or more advanced courses in mathematics or statistics.
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Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body and curriculum. 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 visitors bring to our community and encourages them to participate actively in the life of their departments and all aspects of campus life during the course of their appointment. Visiting faculty are initially participating members of the faculty and voting members in their second and subsequent years; their presence is welcome at all faculty meetings.
Review of applications will begin on December 4, 2015, 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. Applications must be submitted through MathJobs.org.
Preliminary interviews will be conducted in January 2016, either by telephone or at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle. Please indicate in your application whether or not you plan to attend the Joint Meetings.