Wesleyan University, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: WesleyanU-VAP [#11942]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Middletown, Connecticut 06459, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (offers accepted 2018/04/30, finished 2018/08/21, listed until 2018/10/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professorship in mathematics to begin in fall, 2018. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as a Visiting Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as a Visiting Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. in mathematics within the year of service. Candidates with active research interests in common with current members of the Department would be particularly welcome.

Teaching duties will be five courses in the year of service.

Wesleyan University is a leading liberal arts school with approximately 3000 students, located in Middletown, Connecticut, halfway between Boston and New York and also halfway between Hartford and New Haven. The university has graduate programs leading to doctoral and masters degrees in the sciences and ethnomusicology. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science awards the Ph.D. degree in Mathematics, and the M.A. degree in Mathematics as well as in Computer Science. There are 14 mathematicians and 7 computer scientists in the department, as well as approximately 17 graduate students. The low student to faculty ratio ensures close contact between faculty and graduate students. Wesleyan values both scholarship and teaching very highly and has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body.

Wesleyan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Antonio Farias, VP for Equity & Inclusion, Title IX and ADA/504 Officer, 860-685-4771, afarias@wesleyan.edu.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the search will remain active until this position is filled. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and at least four letters of recommendation, at least one of which evaluates teaching. Since this is primarily a teaching position, additional teaching letters would be particularly valuable. As part of the teaching statement, we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. Applications must be submitted online at mathjobs.org. Other correspondence may be directed to the following address: Adam Fieldsteel, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, email: afieldsteel@wesleyan.edu

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Exley Science Center
Wesleyan University
Middletown CT 06459-0128

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