Westminster College, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 900-VAP [#20105]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Fulton, Missouri 65251, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2022/06/01, finished 2023/06/03)
Position Description:    

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Job Type: Full-time


At Westminster College, we believe in immersive and enriching experiences that inspire creative thinking and problem solving. We believe in creating opportunities for several different paths to success over a lifetime and the potential to make an impact from wherever you are. For our students, we do this by providing real-world, hands-on learning opportunities, small class sizes, and talented professors dedicated to the individual. Our employees often remark that our tight-knit community creates an atmosphere fostering campus involvement that adapts to all interests. As a result, Westminster continues to be recognized for its excellence in higher education as one of the best small liberal arts colleges in the Midwest.

Westminster College invites applications for a full-time, one year position in Mathematics or a closely related field at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. The position begins August 2022, with potential of converting to tenure-track in the subsequent year. Duties include a 4-4 teaching schedule of beginning and service courses in mathematics as well as upper-level courses in mathematics or data science. While the visiting faculty member is exempt from committee service, engaging students in capstone projects or research along with a strong commitment to holistic student development is expected.

An earned doctorate in mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, or a closely related field is required by the time of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates who include active learning approaches and incorporate technology with instruction. In particular, experience with programming in R, Python, SQL and/or Mathematica is desired. Evidence of successful teaching experience is required.


Education: Ph.D. in mathematics or related field.

Application Documents:

Cover letter

Curriculum vitae (CV)

Names and contact information for three professional references

The following materials may be uploaded immediately or upon request after the initial review process:

Graduate school transcript

Teaching philosophy statement

Three letters of recommendation

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

For consideration, apply directly on the institution's website (link below)

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Contact: Mary Majerus
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Westminster College
Dept of Mathematics & Physics
501 Westminster Ave
Fulton, Missouri 65251
Web Page: http://www.westminster-mo.edu/academics/majorsminors/majors/MathematicalSciences