Reed College

920 11672Position ID: Reed-VAPMATH [#11672]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professorship in Mathematics
Position Location: Portland, Oregon 97202, United States [map]
Starting Date: 2018/08/15
Application Deadline: 2018/03/02 finished (posted 2018/01/31, finished 2018/08/06, listed until 2018/07/31)
Position Description:    

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

The Reed College Mathematics Department invites applications for up to two one-year visiting assistant professorships in mathematics, pending administrative approval, to begin Fall 2018. Applicants should have a PhD in mathematics and are welcome from all fields of mathematics.

We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to teaching students, particularly those from diverse backgrounds. We are also seeking candidates with excellent research programs that can engage undergraduates. The successful candidate is expected to teach the equivalent of five semester-long courses over the academic year and to supervise senior theses, a cornerstone of the Reed academic experience.

Applications must be submitted through the website and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should address how the applicant's teaching and scholarship are suited to the liberal arts college environment. Reed College is a community that believes cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of its academic program. In your application materials, please provide a description of how you would engage and sustain the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in Reed College's diversity statement (

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, but they should be received by March 2, 2018 to guarantee full consideration. Any questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, David Perkinson,

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:
Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd.
Portland OR 97202

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