Smith College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: Smith-OPENRANKPROFESSOR [#23013, P-002943]
Position Title: Open Rank Professor of Mathematical Sciences
Position Type: Open Rank
Position Location: Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/09/12, finished 2024/05/04, listed until 2024/03/12)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Smith College invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track or tenured position, to begin July 1, 2024. Dedicated teacher-scholars in mathematics or related fields are encouraged to apply. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Mathematics or in a related field, a strong commitment to teaching, and a high potential for research.

The position has a teaching load of two courses per semester, with repeat preparations being common. Successful candidates will have an active research agenda and should be prepared to engage a diverse group of students in their program of research. Candidates must have a track record of supporting students and a dedication to equity and inclusion.

We are the home of the Center for Women in Mathematics. In addition to courses in theoretical mathematics and applied mathematics, we co-host a Five College certificate in the biomathematical sciences, and with our award-winning post-baccalaureate program, we send a cohort of students to graduate school each year. The department is active in numerous research areas, with dynamic collaborations between faculty and students. Further details may be found at

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.

Submit applications at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a diversity/inclusion statement and three confidential letters of recommendation, one of which should concentrate on teaching activities. Applications that are completed by November 1, 2023 will be guaranteed full consideration.

As set forth in our mission and values, Smith College is committed to promoting a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff and faculty. The College will not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, genetic information, age, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other classification protected by law. Smith College is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all state and federal laws that prohibit discrimination.

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Contact: Patricia Cahn, 4135853004
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