Franklin & Marshall College, Mathematics

Position ID: FM-VAP [#24224]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/02/19 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/01/22)
Position Description:    

Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in the Department of Mathematics beginning August 2024. The teaching specialty is open, but preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching calculus, and the potential to teach probability and statistics courses in our curriculum. The rank will be Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor, depending on qualifications. Appointment is for nine months per year (mid-August - mid-May). This position is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. Applicants should possess or be close to completing a doctorate in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or a related discipline.

Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential. We are eager to recruit candidates who have experience working with students and colleagues of diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. The teaching load is six courses per year. Visiting faculty have the opportunity to advise undergraduates in research and/or mathematical contests. The department has a strong culture of mentoring visiting faculty.

Candidates must submit the following items electronically via Interfolio ( a cover letter; curriculum vitae; graduate transcript(s)(unofficial copies are fine); a holistic statement on your approach to inclusive excellence in teaching and student success; teaching evaluations and/or observations; and a list of two names of references, at least one of which will address teaching (NOTE: letters of reference will be solicited at a later stage, and once they are solicited referees will need to supply them within two weeks).

For full consideration, applications should be received by Monday, February 19, 2024.

Franklin & Marshall College is a small (enrollment 2200), highly-selective liberal arts college emerging as a nationally recognized leader in recruiting and supporting high-achieving students from underserved communities. F&M is located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, considered one of U.S. News “Best Places to Live in the USA”, about 1.5 hours from Philadelphia and Baltimore. The Department has seven full-time mathematicians/statisticians, and close ties with the Department of Computer Science. For more information about the College, see our website at

Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success. Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices based on gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or to otherwise participate in the employment process should contact the department’s academic coordinator, Kelly Smith ( Franklin and Marshall College is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment.

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Contact: Kelly Smith, 7173584049
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Department of Mathematics
Franklin & Marshall College
PO Box 3003
Lancaster, PA 17604
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