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Current Openings

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Two Positions)

January 22, 2018


Earlham College invites applications for two full-time Visiting Assistant Professorships in Mathematics.

  1. A three-year position in applied mathematics (Fall 2018 – Spring 2021).
  2. A two-year position (Fall 2018 – Spring 2020) replacing a faculty member on leave. It is possible this position may be extended to three years. This position is open to candidates in any area of mathematics, but we prefer someone comfortable teaching courses across the curriculum.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be passionate about teaching Mathematics to a wide variety of students, interested in engaging with students on research, and committed to participating in the larger Earlham community, and will have a plan for continued scholarly work. The College anticipates a tenure-track position that will start in Fall 2019.

Earlham College offers a number of interdisciplinary programs including African and African American Studies, Global Management, Environmental Sustainability, Peace and Global Studies, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies. The ability to contribute to these programs or to the Mathematics Department’s close relationships and collaborations with Physics and Computer Science, or to expanding collaboration with other departments or programs is a plus.

Experience & Qualifications

A Ph.D. or ABD in Mathematics or a related field is preferred.

Application Instructions

To apply, submit a letter of interest, vita, statement of your teaching philosophy, brief research statement, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation through MathJobs. Two recommendation letters should specifically address teaching.

Applicants should also submit a 300-500 word statement that describes your ability to contribute to the advancement of Earlham’s goal of being a diverse and inclusive institution.

Please indicate the position(s) for which you are applying.

While electronic submission is preferred, materials may be submitted by mail to:

Mathematics Department
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374. 

Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 23, 2018. Review of applications will continue until the positions have been filled.

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

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