Wesleyan University, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: WesleyanU-VAP [#21493]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location: Middletown, Connecticut 06459, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/12/10 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/10, finished 2023/03/25, listed until 2023/01/26)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Wesleyan University has expired and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Mathematics beginning in Spring 2023. The appointment will run from Jan 26th, 2023 to Dec 31st, 2023. Candidates must have a strong teaching record at the undergraduate level.

Wesleyan University is a leading liberal arts school with approximately 3000 students, located halfway between Boston and New York and also halfway between Hartford and New Haven. The university has graduate programs leading to doctoral and master’s degrees in the sciences and ethnomusicology. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science awards the Ph.D. degree in Mathematics, and the MA degrees in Mathematics as well as Computer Science. There are 13 mathematicians and 7 computer scientists in the department, not including visitors and postdocs, as well as approximately 17 graduate students. Wesleyan values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers competitive salaries and benefits.

Teaching duties will be two courses per semester. Candidates will also be expected to participate in the intellectual life of the department - candidates whose research interests are compatible with those of the current faculty are especially encouraged to apply.

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious practice or creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: Vice President for Equity & Inclusion/Title IX Officer, 318 North College, 860.685.4771

Applications should be completed by Dec 10th, 2022 to receive full consideration. A complete application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and at least three letters of recommendation, at least one of which evaluates the candidate’s teaching. In the cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in mathematics is required by the time of appointment to be hired as a Visiting Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in hand at the time of appointment, but will have the degree within one year of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available.

Applications must be submitted online at mathjobs.org. Please contact David Pollack at dpollack@wesleyan.edu with any questions about the application process.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Exley Science Center
Wesleyan University
Middletown CT 06459-0128