St. Olaf College, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

Position ID: StOlaf-VAPM22 [#19717]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professors of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Northfield, Minnesota 55057, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/04/04 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/03/09, finished 2022/06/03)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science at St. Olaf College invites applications for full-time and half-time (6 course teaching load) positions in mathematics, to begin August 16, 2022. The positions will be for one year with potential for subsequent appointments, based on staffing needs and success in the first semester. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legally authorized to work in the U.S. Applications must be submitted through

Position Description: A Ph.D. in mathematics is preferred; ABD candidates will be considered. Highest consideration will be given to candidates with demonstrated effectiveness in teaching at the undergraduate level. All areas of mathematical expertise will be considered. St. Olaf’s Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Department is particularly interested in applicants who can and will advance the College’s goals for diversity, equity and inclusion. We request that in the letter of application, candidates address their potential to contribute to the St. Olaf community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. We strongly encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, and people of color and members of other underrepresented groups in accordance with our equity goals.

A completed application includes: 1. A letter of application indicating which position(s) you are applying for. 2. A curriculum vitae. 3. Two letters of reference that directly address the applicant’s teaching effectiveness. 4. Teaching Statement Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the position should be addressed to the department chair, Dr. Kristina Garrett, by e-mail ( For more information about the department, please visit the department web page at

About St. Olaf

Founded in 1874, St. Olaf College is a residential, coeducational liberal arts college with approximately 3,000 students and 800 faculty and staff employees. The college is located on a picturesque 300-acre campus in Northfield, Minnesota, a vibrant, restored, historic river town of 20,000 located 45 minutes south of culturally rich and diverse Minneapolis and St. Paul.

The college offers an academically rigorous, nationally ranked liberal arts education that fosters the development of the whole person in mind, body, and spirit and emphasizes learning in an inclusive and globally engaged community. We encourage applications from candidates committed to multicultural understanding and the enrichment of our diverse community.

The college offers a comprehensive benefits package including a 9% company retirement match, company monthly contributions to a retirement healthcare account, company contributions to eligible employee’s health savings account, significant tuition discount (up to 80% off) at ACM and ELCA colleges and universities for employee’s children, and generous paid time off. For a full review of benefit offerings, see the summary of the benefits program here:

To provide a safe and secure educational environment, St. Olaf College verifies the accuracy of all credentials presented by applicants and conducts a criminal background check on every new hire.

St. Olaf College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (medical and religious exemptions may apply). To be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, you need to have received the COVID-19 vaccination dose(s), plus a COVID-19 booster shot before your start date, or within two weeks of eligibility for a booster.

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:
1520 St Olaf Avenue
Northfield, MN 55057