Gettysburg College, Mathematics

Position ID: 512-TTAP [#14711]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Position in Mathematics, GETTYSBURG COLLEGE
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied or Interdisciplinary Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/11/25 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/10/03, finished 2020/03/18, listed until 2020/04/03)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track position in mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2020. We seek candidates whose research or teaching interests encompass some aspect of applied or interdisciplinary mathematics, statistics, or data analysis. We particularly invite applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in one of the mathematical sciences (including statistics), or expect to complete all requirements for the degree by September 2020.

The regular teaching load for this position is five courses per academic year. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the mathematics program of an energetic department, to teach a broad range of topics in undergraduate mathematics, to involve students in internally funded research and a variety of other mathematical activities outside the classroom, and to collaborate with faculty across multiple disciplines. The College is prepared to assist newly appointed faculty members in establishing a research program; this assistance may include start-up funds and a paid pre-tenure leave.

The following are essential: (i) demonstrated success as a teacher, with clear promise of future excellent and innovative teaching in undergraduate mathematics; (ii) clear potential for an active, ongoing, and productive research program; and (iii) a desire for a career as a teacher/scholar in a liberal arts environment. In addition, preference will be given to candidates with clear potential (iv) to integrate their teaching and research with the promotion of a campus environment in which underrepresented students will thrive; (v) to expand the mathematical expertise and teaching capabilities of the department; and (vi) to pursue exceptional creative work with students.

Please submit a cover letter with your application that briefly describes how your research or teaching interests encompass some aspect of applied or interdisciplinary mathematics; the aspects of this particular position that you find attractive; and some specific ways (e.g. student mentoring, teaching or mathematical expertise, course development) that you hope to contribute to our program. Your cover letter should also succinctly address any respects in which you fulfill criteria (i)—(vi) listed above but that are not clearly presented elsewhere in your application materials.

Please also submit: a curriculum vitae; a description of your teaching methods and philosophy; and a description of your research program and objectives. Also arrange for us to receive three letters of recommendation; taken together, these letters should address both research potential and teaching effectiveness. All application materials should be submitted at Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Benjamin Kennedy (

Completed applications received by November 25, 2019 will receive full consideration.

Gettysburg College is a liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Applicants can learn more about the College and the Department at

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Dept of Mathematics
Gettysburg College
300 North Washington St
Gettysburg, PA 17325