Sewanee: The University of the South, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

1415 17142Position ID: 1415-MATHVAP [#17142]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Sewanee, Tennessee 37383, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/01/08, finished 2021/07/05, listed until 2021/06/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics position to begin in August 2021. This is a non-renewable sabbatical replacement that requires a Ph.D. in mathematics and carries a teaching load of 3 mathematics courses per semester. At present, the University expects to return to in-person teaching for all courses in the fall of 2021.

The Department seeks a colleague who is committed to
  • excellence in teaching across the undergraduate mathematics curriculum,
  • scholarship in a liberal arts environment,
  • close student mentorship, and
  • engagement in the broader community,
all of which should be addressed in the application. A careful review of applications for this position will begin on February 1, 2021 and will continue until the position has been filled.

A complete application includes the following:
  • a cover letter that includes an overview of current and anticipated research activity,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a statement of teaching philosophy in a liberal arts setting that demonstrates a commitment to or experience with supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion,
  • (unofficial) graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and
  • three letters of recommendation, at least one of which must address the applicant's teaching in detail. 
Applications for this position should be submitted through the Sewanee jobs portal; recommendation letters can be sent directly to Kristen Godsey, Assistant for Finance and Administration, at

The University of the South comprises a nationally ranked residential College of Arts and Sciences and a School of Theology. The University is strongly committed to the values of intellectual inquiry, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and living and serving in community. Situated on 13,000 acres atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee is known for its stunning natural beauty while providing easy access to Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville. The University is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and seeks to help employees of all backgrounds and identities flourish.

Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening.

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The University of the South
735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN 37383
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