Colgate University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: COLGATE-AP1 [#12637]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Combinatorics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Hamilton, New York 13346-1398, United States [map]
Subject Area: Combinatorics
Application Deadline: 2018/12/01 finished (2018/09/25, finished 2019/03/25)
Position Description:    

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

The department of Mathematics at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor with teaching and research interests in combinatorics, beginning fall semester 2019. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

Colgate values and supports research and teaching of high quality. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a strong research profile that primarily reflects Mathematical Subject Classification area 5. In addition to supporting introductory level offerings, teaching expectations include contributions to required proof-writing and capstone courses as well as established or new electives in combinatorics. All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcript, research statement, teaching statement, and three or four current reference letters, one of which should address teaching in detail, must be submitted through The successful candidate will also effectively describe in the cover letter how their scholarly interests, broadly construed, can engage students through an undergraduate curriculum. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly in the cover letter to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at The department is also conducting a search for a tenure-stream appointment in Algebra.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 undergraduate students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Mathematics department and its curriculum can be found at

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Search Committee
Colgate University Department of Mathematics
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton NY 13346-1398

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