Mathematics and Computer Science, Clark University

Position ID: 1602-VAP [#13780]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Worcester, Massachusetts 01610, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/08/01 (posted 2019/03/26, listed until 2019/08/01)
Position Description:    

Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Clark University, Worcester, MA

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Clark University invites applications for a one year visiting position in Mathematics at the Assistant Professor level in the 2019/20 academic year, with a possible renewal for another year. The teaching load is the equivalent of six courses per year. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven interest in Geometric Analysis or Topology, but other fields may also be considered.

Our department offers robust undergraduate programs in both disciplines.  We seek an energetic and independent colleague who can thrive in the environment of a small urban liberal arts research university, conducting strong scholarship and combining it with effective teaching. The department and university are committed to mentoring and supporting junior faculty.

The new faculty member will have the opportunity to start research collaborations in and outside the department, and at the same time engage in small class undergraduate teaching in a friendly environment. We encourage faculty to connect with students and involve them in their research.

The minimum requirement for the position is a Ph.D. in Mathematics by the time of the appointment. Review of applications will begin April 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. 

Applicants should submit their application in one electronic file to

The application should include a resume, a brief statement of research, and a brief statement of teaching. Three letters of recommendation should be sent electronically by the referees.  At least two of those letters should address in detail the applicant’s research. At least one of the letters should address the applicant’s teaching.

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees, and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.



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Contact: Susan DeJong, 1-508-793-7343
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Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science
Clark University
950 Main St.
Worcester, MA 01610
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