Colby College, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 417-VAP2022 [#18356, VAP2022]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Waterville, Maine 04901, United States [map]
Application Deadline: finished (2021/09/27, finished 2022/03/21)
Position Description:    

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

Visiting assistant professor position beginning July 1, 2022. After a successful first-year review, the position will be renewed for an additional two years. The department of mathematics seeks an exceptional teacher with a research program complementing research areas currently represented in the department. Preference will be given to candidates working in applied mathematics with a focus in data science or artificial intelligence. The teaching responsibility is 5 courses per year, including both beginning calculus courses and upper-level mathematics courses. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics. Applications must include evidence of a strong continuing research program and exceptional teaching and mentoring of undergraduates with diverse backgrounds and demographics.

To apply, please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements on teaching and research, official summary sheets from recent course evaluations, and recent a research publication or preprint representative of your scholarship. Please arrange for at least four letters of recommendation to be submitted directly by the recommenders, at least two of which should focus on your teaching and mentoring experience. The cover letter should address your commitment to the liberal arts and to promoting diversity in the discipline of mathematics. All materials should be submitted online at Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

Colby is a highly selective college of approximately 2000 students located in central Maine. The college, situated one hour north of Portland, and three hours north of Boston, enjoys easy access to the spectacular outdoors, as well as to various recreational and cultural activities. For more information about the position and the department, visit

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes personnel decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. The principle of not discriminating on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, pregnancy, parental or marital status, national or ethnic origin, caste, political beliefs, or disability unrelated to job or course of study requirements is consistent with the mission of a liberal arts college and the law. Colby is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website:

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