Smith College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: Smith-APPLIED [#18253]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/10/22 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/21, finished 2022/04/23, listed until 2022/03/21)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin on July 1, 2022. Dedicated teacher-scholars in applied mathematics or related fields are encouraged to apply. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Mathematics or in a related field, (except Statistics) a strong commitment to teaching, and a high potential for research. Candidates must have a track record of supporting students and a dedication to equity and inclusion. This position is part of a new cohort of four tenure-track positions and a postdoctoral position in applied mathematics, statistics, and data science.

The position has a teaching load of two courses per semester, with repeat preparations being common. Successful candidates will have an active research agenda and should be prepared to engage a diverse group of students in their program of research. They will be expected to help develop an applied math track through the math major.

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. A 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, a diversity/inclusion statement and three confidential letters of recommendation, one of which should concentrate on teaching activities. Applications that are completed by October 22, 2021 are guaranteed full consideration.

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: Chris Gole, 4135853004
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Smith College, College Hall, 206
Northampton, MA 01063
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