Swarthmore College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: Swarthmore-VAPMATH [#23966]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics and Statistics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2024/01/05 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/11/28, finished 2024/03/26, listed until 2024/05/28)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Swarthmore College invites applications for two 3-year Visiting Assistant Professor positions beginning Fall 2024. We seek candidates with an interest and demonstrated ability to teach at both the introductory and advanced undergraduate level, in a manner that speaks to and motivates undergraduates from diverse backgrounds. Full consideration will be given to candidates who satisfy at least one of the following qualifications: experience teaching introductory statistics; extensive experience fostering DEI within mathematics and/or statistics; a research area in geometry or topology.

Applications should include:

(1) a cover letter that describes a) how you satisfy at least one of the above-listed qualifications, b) how you would thrive at an undergraduate-only institution and c) how this position will contribute to your professional trajectory.

(2) a course list that includes a) a description of the courses in our curriculum that you are particularly enthusiastic to teach and b) a list of the courses for which you have experience in teaching (specifying whether you served as a teaching assistant or as the instructor of record).

(3) a curriculum vitae.

(4) a teaching statement that specifies your philosophy, policies, and practices that support student success and encourage the inclusion of students from underrepresented groups in the field.

(5) a research statement.

(6) three letters of recommendation, including at least one that addresses teaching beyond what may be found in student evaluations.

Please submit all application materials to http://www.mathjobs.org. Only if this is not possible, send the materials to: Math Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1390. Inquiries about the position may be sent to mathstatsearch@swarthmore.edu, which will be checked every few days throughout the search. Applications should be submitted by January 5, 2024.

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society, both within and outside the department. We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups with respect to gender, race and ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability status, socioeconomic background, and other axes of diversity. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Swarthmore College
500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081-1390