Kalamazoo College, Mathematics

Position ID: 1025-VAP [#23773]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics or Statistics
Application Deadline: 2024/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/11/06, listed until 2024/08/06)
Position Description:    

Kalamazoo College invites applications for one or more two-year full-time non-tenure-track positions in Mathematics beginning in September 2024. Successful applicants will contribute to teaching in our Calculus sequence and, depending on specialty area, introductory statistics and/or an upper level course. A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or Applied Mathematics is required (or evidence of imminent completion). Candidates are expected to have high aptitude and interest in undergraduate teaching and a commitment to the liberal arts. Kalamazoo College has made a commitment to inclusive excellence. We especially encourage applications from candidates whose intellectual and pedagogical approaches to the discipline will be effective in attracting and retaining historically underrepresented students. Successful applicants will demonstrate a strong commitment to working with students, faculty and staff from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. The teaching load is six courses per year on a quarter system (2/2/2). The department seeks to mentor holders of these positions to prepare them for a future tenure track position at a liberal arts college. 

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective nationally known liberal arts college offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences in both domestic and international settings. It is a member of the Posse Program and home of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. The campus is located in a diverse and vibrant city in southwestern Michigan, midway between Chicago and Detroit, and is the home of the Kalamazoo Promise. The Kalamazoo area encompasses a community of 335,000, which supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities. For more information about the math department, please visit https://mathematics.kzoo.edu/. For more information about Kalamazoo College, see http://www.kzoo.edu/

Completed applications received by February 1, 2024 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter; CV; a statement describing the applicant’s teaching experience, philosophy, and practice, including a statement on experience working with underrepresented students and engaging issues of diversity and inclusion in pedagogical approaches; a description of scholarly interests; (unofficial) graduate and undergraduate transcripts; and at least three letters of recommendation, including at least one specifically addressing teaching. 

Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer. Questions can be addressed to enordmoe@kzoo.edu.

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Further Info:
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269 337 7066
1200 Academy Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49006