Reed College

920 17104Position ID: Reed-VAPS2 [#17104]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professorships in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Portland, Oregon 97202, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/12/22, listed until 2021/04/04)
Position Description:    

The Reed College Mathematics Department invites applications for two visiting assistant professorships in mathematics, to begin August 2021 for periods of one or two years. Applicants should have completed their PhD dissertation in mathematics or applied mathematics by time of appointment. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

Applications must be submitted through the website and should include:

• a cover letter addressing how your teaching and scholarship are suited to the liberal arts college environment

• a CV

• a teaching statement

• a research statement

• three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching.

We are seeking candidates committed to teaching students from diverse backgrounds, and who have a strong research program that can engage undergraduates. The successful candidate is expected to teach the equivalent of five semester courses over the academic year and to supervise senior theses. The senior thesis is a cornerstone of the Reed College academic experience. It is a year-long project, required of each student, which culminates in a written document and an oral defense. Applicants are encouraged to supply their ideas for thesis projects and to describe their past experience mentoring student research.

Reed College is a community that believes cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of its academic program. In your application materials, please provide a description of how you would engage and sustain the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in Reed College's diversity statement (

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by February 1, 2021 to guarantee full consideration. Any questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, David Perkinson, at

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd.
Portland OR 97202

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