Denison University, Math & Computer Science

Position ID: 873-VAP [#19644]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Granville, Ohio 43023, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics
Application Deadline: 2022/03/18 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/02/24)
Position Description:    

The Denison University Department of Mathematics invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professorship starting in the Fall of 2022. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics. In their cover letter, candidates should address their experience interacting with and mentoring undergraduate students. They should provide evidence of teaching excellence and the ability to create effective active learning experiences in the classroom. Candidates also should speak to their ability to contribute to key components of Denison's mission “... to inspire and educate our students to become autonomous thinkers, discerning moral agents and active citizens of a democratic society.” Denison University is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges with about 2,300 undergraduates and 235 total faculty. It is a vibrant and diverse residential campus with 21% domestic students of color, 16% international students, 17% first-generation students, altogether from 40 US states and 23 countries. (https://denison.edu/campus/about/fast-facts). 

Denison is located less than 30 minutes away from Columbus, the country's 14th largest city with more than 2 million people. The College and the Department are committed to an inclusive and welcoming community for its students, faculty, and staff. We are especially interested in applicants that can work effectively with groups that have been historically marginalized in higher education. The Department of Mathematics graduates on average 20 majors and 15 minors each year. We offer an innovative variety of pure and applied upper-division courses while contributing to interdisciplinary programs at Denison such as Data Analytics, Global Commerce, Global Health, and Financial Economics. We engage our students in a myriad of ways ranging from department-sponsored social events to internally funded undergraduate research. We are also committed to mentoring our visiting faculty to be successful teachers, scholars, and colleagues as they progress in their careers.

Qualifications 
Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics. Candidates should address their experience interacting with and mentoring undergraduate students. They should provide evidence of teaching excellence and the ability to create effective active learning experiences in the classroom. 

Application Instructions 
To apply, please upload a cover letter, a CV, a statement on your teaching philosophy, and a statement on your research program. Also, ask three persons who know you well to upload reference letters in support of your application. At least two of these reference letters must address your teaching effectiveness and potential. 

We will begin reviewing applications on March 18, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. 

Denison University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide (https://denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide). 


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:
https://denison.edu/academics/mathematics
740-587-6248
 
Denison University
Department of Mathematics
100 W College Street
Granville OH 43023