Virginia Military Institute, Department of Applied Mathematics

Position ID: 1066-TPD [#12651]
Position Title: Applied Mathematics Teaching Postdoc
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Lexington, Virginia 24450, United States [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2018/09/26, listed until 2019/03/26)
Position Description:    

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

Applied Mathematics Teaching Postdoc

The Virginia Military Institute Department of Applied Mathematics invites applications for a three-year teaching post-doctoral position.  This position is designed for individuals with a teaching career in mind and emphasizes teaching and scholarly activities pertaining to teaching and teaching pedagogy. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses and to participate in curriculum reform/development and projects with undergraduates. The teaching load will be four 3-credit courses per semester, but with a small number of preps.  This postdoc program is ideal for those planning to teach at a four-year college or master's degree granting institution.

The appointment begins 1 August 2019 and requires a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field.  Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate mathematics and\or statistics.  Military experience is not required. 

In order to receive full consideration, your application must contain a cover letter that includes a statement addressing how this fellowship aligns with your career goals, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses your pedagogical interests and/or teaching experience.  A research statement is not required, but may be included if it addresses educational research interests and/or plans for how you envision modifying your research portfolio to include more educationally focused work.


Applicants can submit their application electronically to either (preferred) or the Virginia Jobs listing (link below).

Virginia Jobs link:

If selecting, the Virginia Jobs option, letters of recommendation must be mailed to: Search Committee Chair, Department of Applied Mathematics, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA  24450

Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis, but those received before 1 November 2018 will be given priority. 

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VMI is a public, four-year undergraduate military college (1,700 students) located in the historic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.  Lexington, (population 7,000) also the home to Washington and Lee University, offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere, a relaxed rural pace, and a diverse economic base to make life pleasant and rewarding.  Share in Lexington’s rich heritage, while enjoying the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Visit

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply. 

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Department of Applied Mathematics
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA 24450

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