Kenyon College, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: Kenyon-VAP [#19268]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Statistics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Gambier, Ohio 43022, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics & Statistics
Application Deadline: 2022/01/08 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/12/14, finished 2022/04/29)
Position Description:    

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Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a two-year, Visiting position in Mathematics & Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2022. A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field is preferred, but ABD’s will be considered. Prior teaching experience at a U.S. college or university is required. Our department has a strong commitment to student-centered learning. Thus, we will be particularly interested in candidates with experience in active learning techniques and/or laboratory-based instruction. In addition, the ability to teach introductory statistics or introductory programming is desirable.

Kenyon College, located on an idyllic campus in rural central Ohio, is ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges and has a reputation for outstanding teaching and scholarship. We have a national student body of about 1900 students. The Mathematics and Statistics Department is housed in a spacious and well-equipped building. We have ten full-time faculty members teaching a wide range of undergraduate mathematics and statistics courses. The department offers a major in mathematics with areas of emphasis in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics. We also contribute to an interdisciplinary concentration in scientific computing. Kenyon faculty members are expected to be excellent teachers who maintain strong research programs, and there are funds available to support travel and faculty development. The typical teaching load is five courses per year. For more information about the mathematics and statistics department go to

Applications should be submitted by January 8, 2022 to ensure full consideration. However, we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

PLEASE NOTE: Begin the application process by registering and completing the demographic section of the Kenyon College application found at All other materials should be submitted electronically via

A complete application will be composed of 1) cover letter explaining why Kenyon Mathematics and Statistics is a good fit for the applicant; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) statement reflecting on the applicant's teaching and learning experiences; 4) statement describing the applicant's research accomplishments and future research directions; 5) statement describing the applicant's past and planned efforts toward fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment; 6) unofficial undergraduate transcript; 7) unofficial graduate transcript; and 8) three (3) letters of recommendation (at least one of which should address teaching).

In order for your application packet to be considered complete, the demographic section of the Kenyon College application must be filled out AND all application materials must be submitted electronically through the website.

Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.

Compensation and Benefits Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.

In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.

We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.

Kenyon is a great place to live and work. To discover why it should be your next home, click here.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.

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