The College of Wooster, Department of Mathematical & Computational Sciences

674 15432Position ID: Wooster-VAP [#15432]
Position Title: 3-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Wooster, Ohio 44691, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/01/21help popup finished (offers accepted 2019/12/16, finished 2020/06/15)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at The College of Wooster invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics to start in August 2020. The department has twelve full-time faculty, and offers majors in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistical & Data Sciences, graduating approximately 40 seniors each year. We place a strong emphasis on experiential learning, with every student completing a year-long senior thesis project and many participating in our unique Applied Methods & Research Experience summer consulting program.

We are especially interested in hiring faculty who can contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their teaching, research, and service. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students); all applicants are expected to discuss their experience working with diverse student populations.

The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of six courses annually, which includes credited mentoring of senior thesis projects as part of the College’s Independent Study program along with introductory and advanced classes. Applicants with a Ph.D. in any mathematical subfield are welcome, including interdisciplinary areas that fit with either of our other majors.

Applicants should submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts; teaching philosophy statement; research statement; diversity statement; and three reference letters through The diversity statement should detail how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity and inclusion in the classroom and curriculum, as well as on campus and/or broader community. Questions concerning the search process can be addressed to Drew Pasteur, Chair, at Review of applications will begin on January 21, 2020.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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Further Info:
330 263 2486
Department of Mathematical & Computational Sciences
The College of Wooster
308 East University St
Wooster OH 44691

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