Macalester College, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

301 19613Position ID: Macalester-VAP [#19613]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics (Multiyear)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: St. Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map]
Application Deadline: (offers accepted posted 2022/02/17, listed until 2022/08/17)
Position Description:   URMs  

Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics (Multiyear) Macalester College invites applications for one or more visiting assistant professors in Mathematics to begin Fall 2022, renewable for up to two additional years, pending review of teaching. Candidates must have or be completing a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field. Ideally, one of the new hires would teach a second course in abstract algebra in their second year at Macalester. We will work with our new colleagues to design their teaching schedule, ensuring a limited number of distinct course preparations. Macalester College is committed to student and faculty diversity, equity, and inclusion. Strong candidates will have a record of experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching diverse students. 

Macalester offers an attractive environment for mathematical scientists. Our interdisciplinary department offers four distinct majors in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, and Computer Science. We pride ourselves on our innovative courses, close relationships with several client disciplines, and vibrant record of conducting research with undergraduates. Our new colleagues will participate in all aspects of the program, receive mentorship in teaching, curricular design, and research, and have opportunities to collaborate in research with undergraduate students. 

To apply to this position, please submit the following materials to a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, a teaching statement, at least two reference letters including at least one that comments on teaching, and a Macalester-specific cover letter. The cover letter should address (1) your professional experience, (2) your future goals, (3) your interest in Macalester and the liberal arts, (4) the math courses in our curriculum that you would be most excited to teach, and (5) how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, or community service might support Macalester's commitment to creating an inclusive and equitable environment. For any questions about the position, please contact the department ( We will begin reviewing applications on March 7, 2022 and will continue doing so until the position is filled. 

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups

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Further Info:
Dept. of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Macalester College
1600 Grand Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55105