Kalamazoo College, Mathematics

Position ID: 1025-VAPST [#13872]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics with Statistics Emphasis
Application Deadline: finished (2019/04/23, finished 2020/04/26, listed until 2019/10/23)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Mathematics, Kalamazoo College has expired, and no new applications is accepted. ***


Kalamazoo College invites applications for a one-year full time non tenure track position, with possibility of a second year, in Mathematics beginning in September 2019. The successful applicant will contribute to teaching our introductory Statistics courses and should also be able to teach Calculus. A Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, or Applied Mathematics is required (or evidence of imminent completion). The teaching load is six courses per year on a quarter system (2/2/2). Candidates with interest in overseeing the College Math, Physics and Computer Science Tutoring Center (with one course reduction in teaching load) are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to have high aptitude and interest in undergraduate teaching.  Kalamazoo College has made a commitment to inclusive excellence.  We especially encourage applications from candidates whose intellectual and pedagogical approaches to the discipline will be effective in attracting and retaining historically underrepresented students.  The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to working with students, faculty and staff from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. The department seeks to mentor visiting faculty to prepare them for a future tenure track position at a liberal arts college.


Kalamazoo College is a nationally known liberal arts college of approximately 1450 motivated students, offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into domestic and international educational experiences (www.kzoo.edu). It is a member of the Posse Program and home of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. The campus is located in a diverse and vibrant city in southwestern Michigan, midway between Chicago and Detroit, and is the home of the Kalamazoo Promise.  The Kalamazoo area encompasses a community of 335,000, which supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities. For more information about the math department, please visit https://reason.kzoo.edu/math/. For more information about Kalamazoo College, see http://www.kzoo.edu/.


Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement describing teaching experience, philosophy, and practice; a statement on experience working with underrepresented students and engaging issues of diversity and inclusion in the curriculum and pedagogical approaches; a description of scholarly interest; (unofficial) graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and at least three letters of recommendation, including at least one specifically addressing teaching.


Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer. Questions can be addressed to mathsearch@kzoo.edu.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Eric Nordmoe
Chair and Professor, Department of Mathematics
Kalamazoo College
1200 Academy St
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

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