Oberlin College, Department of Mathematics

637 21733Position ID: Oberlin-VAP23 [#21733]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Multiple Positions)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Oberlin, Ohio 44074, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/02/16 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/12/05)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at Oberlin College invites applications for multiple full-time non-continuing faculty positions in the College of Arts and Sciences, in the general area of mathematics (with ability to teach introductory statistics a plus). Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year beginning Fall 2023, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.

Founded in 1833, Oberlin is a private four-year, selective liberal arts college near Cleveland, Ohio and is also home to an outstanding Conservatory of Music. Together, the two divisions enroll approximately 2900 students. Oberlin College was the first college in the US to makeinterracial education and co-education central to its mission. The College continues to view a diverse, equitable and inclusive educational environment as essential to the excellence of its academic program. Among liberal arts colleges, Oberlin is a national leader in successfully placing graduates into PhD programs.

The Department of Mathematics has nine full-time faculty positions and about eighty majors on campus. Our courses also support students across a wide range of majors. The Department has a strong record of producing students who go on to earn Ph.D. degrees in the mathematical sciences. Within the mathematics major, students may choose to include the statistics concentration or an optional area of emphasis including: preparation for graduate studies in mathematics, operations research and industrial and systems engineering, connections to computer science, preparation for actuarial work, and connections to economics.

The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in the general area of mathematics, and possibly statistics.

Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree (in hand or ABD). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Oberlin College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The incumbent will bring understanding of or experience working with underrepresented and diverse academic populations. Oberlin is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Oberlin recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran’s status, and/or other protected status as required by applicable law.

Compensation is within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes an excellent benefits package.

All application material must be submitted electronically through the website  www.mathjobs.org . Finalists for the position will be expected to submit the same information to Oberlin’s local Human Resources platform at  https://jobs.oberlin.edu.

A complete application will be comprised of: 1) a Cover Letter describing your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and service, detailing any connections to supporting an inclusive learning environment; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) an unofficial graduate transcript; 4) a statement (or statements) on your teaching philosophy and expertise in diversity, equity, and inclusion; 5) Letters of Reference from three recommenders.

*By providing three letters of reference, you agree that we may contact your letter writers. Review of applications will begin on December 6, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the February 16, 2023 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

Questions about the position can be addressed to: kwoods@oberlin.edu, Kevin Woods, Chair of the Search Committee

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
Oberlin College
10 N. Professor Street, King 205
Oberlin OH 44074