Wesleyan University, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: WesleyanU-VAPM21 [#17364]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Middletown, Connecticut 06459, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/02/24, finished 2021/07/14)
Position Description:   URMs  

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

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Wesleyan University
invites applications for a visiting assistant professorship in mathematics to
begin in Fall 2021. The appointment will run from September 1, 2021 until June
30, 2022. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics or related field in hand
by the time of appointment to be hired as a Visiting Assistant Professor; a
successful candidate may be hired as a Visiting Instructor if the candidate
does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the
Ph.D.in mathematics or related field within one year of hire. Candidates must
possess, or be close to completing, a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, and must have
strong records in teaching. Teaching duties will be three courses in one
semester and two in the other semester.

Wesleyan University is a leading liberal arts school with approximately 3000
students, located in Middletown, Connecticut, halfway between Boston and New
York and also halfway between Hartford and New Haven. The university has
graduate programs leading to doctoral and master's degrees in the sciences and
ethnomusicology. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science awards the
Ph.D. degree in Mathematics, and the M.A. degrees in Mathematics as well as
Computer Science. There are fourteen mathematicians and seven computer
scientists in the department, as well as approximately seventeen graduate
students. The low student to faculty ratio ensures close contact between
faculty and graduate students. Wesleyan values both scholarship and teaching
very highly as well as its strong, diverse undergraduate student body.

Wesleyan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious
creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital
status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning
disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual
orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We
welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority
groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: Alison P. Williams, Vice
President for Equity & Inclusion/Title IX Officer, awilliams@wesleyan.edu, 318
North College, 860.685.4771.

For full consideration applications must be received by March 31, 2020, and must
include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and at least four
letters of recommendation. As part of the teaching statement, we invite you to
describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student
body. In the cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the
college's commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their
experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or
underserved groups. Applications must be submitted online at mathjobs.org. Other
correspondence may be directed to the following addresses: Mathematics Search,
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459-0128, Attn: Caryn Canalia, or by email to ccanalia@wesleyan.edu.

For more information, the full search guidelines and template job ads can be
viewed here: https://www.wesleyan.edu/acaf/Search%20Guidelines%2020_21.pdf

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:
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Exley Science Center
Wesleyan University
Middletown CT 06459-0128

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