Bates College, Mathematics

Position ID: 2660-APMATH [#18910, R2219]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lewiston, Maine 04240, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computational and/or Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/12/10 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/05, finished 2022/06/11)
Position Description:    

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The Bates College Mathematics Department invites applications for an Assistant Professor, beginning August 2022. We seek candidates in the fields of computational and/or applied mathematics.

Candidates with demonstrated success in teaching and supporting marginalized, first generation and historically underrepresented students are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates should show promise of excellence and innovation in both teaching and scholarship.

Candidate Credentials. Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field by August 1st, 2022. They should be prepared to teach core mathematics courses (such as Calculus and Linear Algebra) and to develop subsequent courses based on their area(s) of expertise.

In 2018, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute awarded Bates an Inclusive Excellence grant to transform the STEM culture at Bates. Areas of focus include updating the ways that faculty approach their work with students, expanding existing programs for student mentoring and leadership, and redefining the first-year science curriculum.

Bates College is situated in Lewiston, a diverse and growing city in Maine, two and a half hours north of Boston and 45 minutes from a burgeoning Portland technology start-up scene. (e.g., Roux Institute) The standard teaching load at Bates is 5 courses per academic year (either 2-3 or 2-2-1) plus senior thesis advising. Funds for scholarly work are available to all faculty. Bates is a highly selective liberal arts college and will provide an excellent climate for professional development and scholarship.

Review of applications begins on December 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit all requested materials through Interfolio.

Applications should include the following: • A cover letter summarizing your qualifications, both scholarly and pedagogical, for this position as well as your interest in teaching at a small liberal arts college. • A teaching statement that includes a description of how your teaching can contribute to a campus community that values equity and inclusion; • A research statement that describes your work to a hiring committee drawn from a broad mathematical audience; • A current C.V.; • A list of references. After candidates have been selected for an initial video-conference, they will be asked to submit letters of reference. Those not selected at this time will be notified. • Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check.

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