Oberlin College, Department of Mathematics

637 19411Position ID: Oberlin-VAPMATH [#19411]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor (multiple positions)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Oberlin, Ohio 44074, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2022/02/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/01/13, finished 2022/05/15, listed until 2022/07/13)
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Job Summary: The Department of Mathematics at Oberlin College invites applications for multiple full-time non-continuing faculty positions in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to these positions will be for a term of one year, beginning fall semester of 2022 and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.

About: Founded in 1833, Oberlin is a private four-year, selective liberal arts college near Cleveland, Ohio and is also home to an outstanding Conservatory of Music. Together, the two divisions enroll approximately 2900 students. Oberlin College was the first college in the US to make interracial education and co-education central to its mission. The College continues to view a diverse, equitable and inclusive educational environment as essential to the excellence of its academic program. Among liberal arts colleges, Oberlin is a national leader in successfully placing graduates into PhD programs. The Department of Mathematics has ten full-time faculty positions and about eighty majors on campus. Our courses also support students across a wide range of majors. The Department has a strong record of producing students who go on to earn Ph.D. degrees in the mathematical sciences. Within the mathematics major, students may choose to include the statistics concentration or an optional area of emphasis including: preparation for graduate studies in mathematics, operations research and industrial and systems engineering, connections to computer science, preparation for actuarial work, and connections to economics.

Responsibilities: The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in the general area of undergraduate mathematics.

Qualifications: Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2022-2023). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Experience teaching introductory statistics is a plus.

Oberlin College is committed to student and faculty diversity, equity and inclusion. The incumbent will bring understanding of or experience working with underrepresented and diverse academic populations. Oberlin is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Oberlin recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran’s status, and/or other protected status as required by applicable law.

Compensation: Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes an excellent benefits package.

Special Instructions: All application materials must be submitted electronically through the website www.mathjobs.org. Finalists for the positions will be expected to submit the same information to Oberlin’s local Human Resources platform at https://jobs.oberlin.edu/.

A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter describing your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and service, detailing any connections to supporting an inclusive learning environment; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) an unofficial graduate transcript; 4) a Teaching Statement, including details about your commitment to and experience in diversity and equity in teaching; and 5) Letters of Reference from three recommenders.*

*By providing three letters of reference, you agree that we may contact your letter writers.

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by February 15, 2022 will be guaranteed full consideration. Questions about the position can be addressed to: Kevin.Woods@oberlin.edu, Kevin Woods, Chair of Mathematics.

Application Materials Required:
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Department of Mathematics
Oberlin College
10 N. Professor Street, King 205
Oberlin OH 44074