Department of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College

216 11783Position ID: Mudd-VAP [#11783, VAP2018]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Sciences
Application Deadline: 2018/03/30 (posted 2018/03/06, listed until 2018/04/30)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Harvey Mudd College invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2018. All areas of the mathematical sciences will be considered. Eligible candidates must hold an earned PhD before July 30, 2018. The successful candidate will have a strong and ongoing research program and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Harvey Mudd College is committed to broadening the participation of students in STEM fields, and experience with or demonstrated ability to teach and mentor underrepresented students is among the criteria for appointment. Information about the College and the department can be found at and

The visitor will teach five courses per academic year and have the opportunity to engage in the department’s undergraduate research activities, including summer research, senior thesis, and math-in-industry senior capstone projects. The annual salary will be determined as a function of experience. In addition, the visitor will receive health benefits and an annual $2,000 travel stipend. A second-year renewal may be available contingent on available funding and successful performance in the first year.

Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective liberal arts college of engineering, science, and mathematics. It is located in Claremont, CA, which is approximately 35 miles east of Los Angeles. About a fourth of our students were valedictorian or salutatorian in their high school classes, about half scored 800 on their SATs in math, and all students enter having already taken calculus. The College enrolls about 850 students and is a member of the Claremont Colleges, which is comprised of five undergraduate colleges, the Claremont Graduate University, and the Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences.

Applications must be submitted through the MathJobs.Org website, and preference will be given to applications completed by March 30, 2018. Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, (4) a teaching statement, and (5) at least three letters of recommendation. Furthermore, applicants should include in their cover letter a statement about their experience with or ability to teach and mentor underrepresented students.

Harvey Mudd College welcomes applications from talented individuals from all cultural backgrounds. The College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. The College’s Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Statement and information about accommodations is available.

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
Harvey Mudd College
301 Platt Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711

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