Benedictine College, Math and Computer Science

Position ID: 2282-VAP [#19984]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Atchison, Kansas 66002, United States [map]
Application Deadline: none (posted 2022/05/03)
Position Description:    


The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Benedictine College invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics position to begin August 15, 2022. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2022 and will extend until the position is filled. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in mathematics, but a candidate possessing a master's degree in mathematics with a mathematics Ph.D. ABD would also be considered.

The beautiful campus of Benedictine College is situated in picturesque Atchison, KS on the bluffs above the Missouri River. Atchison is within an hour of major cities such as Kansas City, Saint Joseph, Lawrence, and Topeka as well as 35 minutes from the Kansas City International Airport.

Benedictine College, which has a full-time undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2000 students, is a mission-centered academic community. Its mission as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts, and residential college is the education of men and women within a community of faith and scholarship. Benedictine College provides a liberal arts education through academic programs based on a core of studies in the arts and sciences. In addition, the college provides education for careers through both professional courses of study and major programs in the liberal arts and sciences. As an essential element of its mission, Benedictine College fosters scholarship, independent research and performance in its students and faculty as a means of participating in and contributing to the broader world of learning.


The essential function is to teach courses in Mathematics. A typical course load is 12 credit hours per semester. Courses vary in number of credit hours, but the teaching load typically requires teaching 3-4 courses per semester. Due to a rapidly growing engineering program, the course load will include one or two sections of Pre-Calculus each semester. Preference will be given to candidates who are committed to teaching excellence and to engaging undergraduate students in research.



Cover letter Curriculum Vitae Teaching philosophy Statement describing how you might include undergraduate students in your research Statement of how you will contribute to our mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship Contact information for three references.


Ph.D. in Mathematics or Master’s in Mathematics with Ph.D. ABD in Mathematics


Preference will be given to candidates with relevant teaching experience and demonstrated potential to engage students in research.


Physical Abilities

Stand F

Walk F

Sit F

Handling / Fingering O

Reach Outward F

Reach Above Shoulder F

Climb N

Crawl N

Squat or Kneel O

Bend O

Push / Pull

12 lbs or less O

13-25 lbs N

26-40 lbs N

41-100 lbs N

Lift /Carry

10 lbs or less O

11-20 lbs O

21-50 lbs N

51-100 lbs N

Over 100 lbs N

N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally) Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently) Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly) Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)


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