Smith College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: Smith-ORP [#14519]
Position Title: Open-Rank and Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/18, finished 2020/05/17, listed until 2019/12/30)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Smith College invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, and one open rank position to begin in July 1, 2020. Dedicated teacher-scholars from all areas of mathematics or related fields are encouraged to apply. Qualifications for both positions include a Ph.D. in Mathematics or in a related field (except Statistics), a strong commitment to teaching, and a high potential for research. We seek candidates with research interests that complement those of the current faculty and with experience and strong interest in undergraduate teaching. For one of the two positions, preference will be given to an applied mathematician. For the open rank position, we will give preference to candidates who show qualities that will enable them, after a short period of adaptation, to take on leadership positions in the governance of the department.

We are the home of the Center for Women in Mathematics. In addition to courses in theoretical mathematics and applied mathematics, we co-host a Five College certificate in the biomathematical sciences, and with our award-winning post-baccalaureate program, we send a cohort of students to graduate school each year. The department is active in numerous research areas, with dynamic collaborations between faculty, and with students. Further details may be found at

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. The faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here: The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.

Submit application at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least one of which should concentrate on teaching activities. Applications that are completed by November 15, 2019 are guaranteed full consideration. Applicants should indicate if they are interested in a one-year temporary positions as well as the permanent position.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Contact: Rachel Siegel, 4135853390
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Northampton, MA 01002
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