Colby College, Dept of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 417-MATHTT18 [#12445]
Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Waterville, Maine 04901, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Combinatorics, Graph Theory
Application Deadline: 2018/11/15 finished (2018/09/05, finished 2019/02/16)
Position Description:    

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

Tenure-track assistant professor position beginning September 1, 2019. The department of mathematics and statistics seeks an exceptional teacher with a dynamic research program in combinatorics, graph theory, or a closely related area of discrete mathematics. The teaching responsibility is an average of 4.5 courses per year. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics and must have at least one year of full-time teaching and/or research experience distinct from the Ph.D. program. Applications must include evidence of potential for a strong continuing research program and exceptional teaching and mentoring of undergraduates with diverse backgrounds and demographics. 

To apply, please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements on teaching and research, official summary sheets from recent course evaluations, and recent research publications or preprints representative of your scholarship. Please arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted directly by the recommenders, at least one of which should focus on your teaching and mentoring experience. The cover letter should address your commitment to the liberal arts and to promoting diversity in the discipline of mathematics. All materials should be submitted online at Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. 

Colby is a highly selective college of approximately 2000 students located in central Maine. The college, situated one hour north of Portland, and three hours north of Boston, enjoys easy access to the spectacular outdoors, as well as to various recreational and cultural activities. For more information about the position and the department, visit

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website:

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 and Statistics
Colby College
Mayflower Hill 5830
Waterville, ME 04901

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