Lafayette College, Mathematics

998 10748Position ID: 998-APM [#10748]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Easton, Pennsylvania 18042-1781, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Analysis or Statistics
Application Deadline: 2017/11/15 finished (2017/09/14, finished 2018/03/30)
Position Description:    

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

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

 The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in applied analysis or statistics beginning Fall 2018. We seek candidates with the potential to make significant contributions to the department’s teaching and scholarship missions. Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences or be in the final stages of attaining one.

 Lafayette College is a prestigious liberal arts college, with a faculty of committed teachers and scholars.  Lafayette is located in Easton, part of the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, with New York City, Philadelphia, and Princeton within 75 miles.

The normal teaching load for tenure-track faculty members is four courses for the first year, and five per year thereafter. Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and a strong, active research program. Successful candidates will demonstrate willingness and ability to contribute to the life of a vigorous mathematics program on a small, exclusively undergraduate campus. Lafayette’s mathematics department has an outstanding record of leadership in undergraduate research, and candidates should have an interest in mentoring student projects.  Further, candidates should address in their applications how their teaching, scholarship, and/or service will support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the College’s diversity statement (

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statements describing your teaching philosophy and research program, and three references. These materials can be submitted online at  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications completed by Nov. 15 will receive full consideration.

 Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff.  All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. 

 Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any characteristic protected by law, in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment, as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable laws and College policies. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer.



Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Lafayette College
Mathematics Department
1 Pardee Drive
Easton, Pa 18042

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