Wellesley College, Mathematics

Position ID: 399-VAP [#24256]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/04/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/01/29)
Position Description:   URMs  

The Department of Mathematics at Wellesley College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in the fall semester of 2024. The position is initially for one year with a 3-2 teaching load, with the possibility of an extension for a second year.

A successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences and provide strong evidence of excellence in teaching. Applications should be submitted online through MathJobs and should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a short description of research (written for non-specialists), a statement of teaching interests and experience, and two letters of reference discussing teaching. The cover letter should address the candidate’s interest in developing his/her teaching and research in an undergraduate liberal arts setting with a diverse student body. Additional documents, such as past student evaluations or a letter of recommendation for research, may be submitted but are not required. For first consideration, applications should be submitted by April 1, 2024, although they will be considered on a rolling basis after that

Wellesley College is a highly selective liberal arts college for women with 2,400 students (http://www.wellesley.edu). Our beautiful campus is located in the suburbs approximately 15 miles from Boston and Cambridge. Its faculty members have a strong record of research and teaching. We value demonstrated ability to effectively teach students from diverse backgrounds. A special strength of Wellesley is our diverse student body: 52 percent of the class of 2023 identify as students of color; students come from all 50 states and 87 countries; 18% identify as first-generation college students; and almost 60% of our students receive financial aid. The Mathematics Department is devoted to improving equity, enhancing student experiences of community, engagement and belonging, and increasing the diversity of the department, college community, and the curriculum. We believe that the diversity of students and faculty is central to our shared intellectual growth and development. We are committed to respecting the identities, abilities, educational backgrounds, and aspirations of all our students. Further information about our department can be found at http://www.wellesley.edu/Math/.

Wellesley College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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Department of Mathematics
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481