Franklin & Marshall College, Mathematics

Position ID: FM-VAP [#17194]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2021/01/19, finished 2021/10/01)
Position Description:    

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Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a visiting position in the Department of Mathematics beginning Fall 2021. The teaching specialty is open, but preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching calculus in innovative ways, and the potential to teach upper-level courses in our curriculum. The rank will be Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor, depending on qualifications. The successful candidate must possess or be close to completing a doctorate in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics by July 1, 2021. This position may be renewed for up to 3 years based upon evidence of excellent teaching, documented needs of the department, and continued administrative approval.

Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching is essential. We are eager to recruit candidates who have experience working with students and colleagues of diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. The teaching load is six courses per year, and most mathematics courses meet four hours per week. Visiting faculty have the opportunity to advise undergraduates in research and/or mathematical contests. The department has a strong culture of mentoring visiting faculty. 

Candidates must submit the following items through Interfolio: 
  • a letter of application; 
  • a curriculum vitae;  
  • a teaching statement; 
  •  teaching evaluations (based on direct observations by students and/or supervisors);
  •  graduate transcript(s) (official copies will be required prior to an interview) 
Candidates must arrange for three letters of recommendation, including at least one that addresses the candidate’s teaching ability, to be submitted directly to Interfolio by their recommenders.  

In these materials we invite candidates to relate experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.

Interested candidates must apply directly through Interfolio at Applications completed by March 15, 2021 will receive full consideration. Direct any questions to the search committee at

Franklin & Marshall College is a small (enrollment 2400), highly-selective liberal arts college emerging as a nationally recognized leader in recruiting and supporting high-achieving students from underserved communities. F&M is located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, considered one of U.S. News’ “Best Places to Live in the USA”, about 1.5 hours from Philadelphia and Baltimore. The Department has ten full-time mathematicians/statisticians, and close ties with the Department of Computer Science. For more information about the College, see our website at

Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success. Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact the department’s academic coordinator.

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