Dept of Mathematics and Statistics, Colby College

Position ID: 417-VAP2018 [#11827]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Waterville, Maine 04901, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/03/26 finished (2018/03/17, finished 2018/05/22)
Position Description:    

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

We invite applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in mathematics at Colby College to begin September 1, 2018. The department offers degrees in mathematics, mathematical sciences, and mathematical sciences with a concentration in statistics. We also offer minors in mathematics, statistics, and (jointly with Computer Science) in data science. Colby is committed to several interdisciplinary programs related to mathematics, including a new computational biology major, as well as new initiatives in the digital humanities and in data science. The successful candidate will join a strong mathematics program that currently graduates about 40 majors each year. This position carries a five-course teaching load; one of those may be an upper-level course.

A Ph.D in mathematics and previous full-time teaching experience preferred, but graduate students near completion of their program will be considered. The ideal candidate will be passionate about teaching mathematics to undergraduates at all levels and also be willing to contribute to the research life of the department. Colby is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity and seeks candidates who contribute to this via their teaching, research, and service.

For more information about the department, please see our web site at Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college recognized for excellence in undergraduate education and close student-faculty interaction. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation electronically through Review of applications will begin March 26, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website:

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Further Info:
Dept of Mathematics and Statistics
Colby College
Mayflower Hill 5830
Waterville, ME 04901

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