Mathematics, Gettysburg College

Position ID: 512-VAP [#8542]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (posted 2016/02/16, finished 2016/08/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Gettysburg College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position in mathematics for the 2016-2017 academic year. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in one of the mathematical sciences, or have completed all requirements except the dissertation for the degree, by September 2016. A record of excellent and innovative teaching, a desire to work in a liberal arts environment, and an active or developing program of mathematical scholarship are essential. Responsibilities for this position include teaching three courses each semester, and additional departmental duties as assigned. The teaching load will most likely include courses from the calculus sequence, and ordinary differential equations. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to influence the mathematics program of an energetic department and to involve students in a variety of mathematical activities outside the classroom.

Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a brief description of your teaching methods and objectives, and up to three letters of recommendation addressing teaching effectiveness through Review of applications will begin March 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Benjamin Kennedy (, Chair, Mathematics Department.

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. It is consistently ranked in the top 50 liberal arts colleges in the nation. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Applicants can learn more about the College and the Department at

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Dept of Mathematics
Gettysburg College
300 North Washington St
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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