Carleton College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: Carleton-VAP [#15500]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Northfield, Minnesota 55057, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2020/02/14help popup (posted 2020/01/06)
Position Description:    

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The Carleton College Department of Mathematics and Statistics anticipates hiring a Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics and Statistics for a one-year appointment to begin September 1, 2020. PhD in hand or imminent completion by that date is preferred. Teaching responsibilities will include five courses (spread out over our calendar of three ten-week terms), and the supervision of a small-group undergraduate research project. The five courses will consist of three mathematics courses and two statistics courses, at least one of which will be an Introduction to Statistics.

Carleton is a highly selective liberal arts college with a student body of approximately 2,000 located in the historic and thriving two-college town of Northfield, Minnesota. We are in commuting distance of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, whose greater metro area has a diverse population of three million people and a rich variety of cultural resources. The fourteen-member Department of Mathematics and Statistics resides in a modern building with excellent facilities including a dedicated computing lab. The faculty is passionate about teaching and active in scholarship. We are particularly interested in applicants who will contribute to a vibrant college-wide culture of undergraduate research, and who have a commitment to attracting and retaining students from underserved groups. For further information about the department consult the Carleton mathematics and statistics website at

Applicants should submit, through MathJobs, a letter of interest, graduate transcript, curriculum vitae, a statement about teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment and how you would contribute to a college community that embraces a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values, and three letters of recommendation. At least one letter should specifically address teaching experience. Electronic submission is preferred, but materials may be mailed to Math Search, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton College, One North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057-4025. Inquiries may be emailed to For further information about the department, consult the Carleton website at

Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Review of applications is expected to begin on February 14, 2020, and to continue until the position is filled.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Carleton College
One North College Street
Northfield, MN 55057

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