Wofford College

1657 24305Position ID: 1657-INST [#24305]
Position Title: Instructor in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/02/29 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/09, listed until 2024/08/09)
Position Description:    

Instructor in Mathematics
Non Tenure-Track Position

Wofford College invites applications for a three-year position as instructor of mathematics beginning in August 2024. At Wofford, faculty serve as teacher-scholars dedicated to the education and mentorship of undergraduates in a liberal arts tradition.


Applicants must possess either a master’s degree or a Ph.D. in mathematics at the time of appointment. The teaching load for this position is 4-0-4 (that is, 4 sections for the fall semester and 4 sections for the spring semester and no teaching requirement for the January Interim term) and will consist of courses from our calculus sequence and introductory statistics, with other courses possible depending on expertise and demand. The instructor is expected to participate in undergraduate advising as well as service to the Department of Mathematics and to the college. There is no expectation of scholarship in this position. The position is renewable by the provost every three years. This is a full-time position and includes benefits. Salary is competitive and based on training and experience.

Applicants should demonstrate a deep commitment to teaching and fostering positive interactions with students. A record of successful undergraduate teaching is required.


Application materials should be submitted electronically to MathJobs@wofford.edu, PDF files. Application material should include: (1) a cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for this position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a teaching portfolio containing a teaching statement that articulates an interest in, and understanding of, teaching at a small residential liberal arts college and includes descriptions of relevant training, a sample syllabus from a course the applicant taught, preferably from an introductory course, and two or three representative sample assessments that were used in a course the applicant taught, preferably from an introductory course; (4) a statement that describes the ways in which the applicant fosters an environment (both inside and outside the classroom) that is welcoming to diverse populations and includes descriptions of relevant training; (5) at least three letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s teaching; and (6) graduate transcripts (copies are sufficient initially).
Questions about the position or search should be addressed to Dr. Matthew Cathey (CatheyME@wofford.edu).  Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.


Wofford College is a place where thought leads, where ideas are celebrated and problem solving is expected. Wofford invites applicants who are focused on student success and excited to join a community committed to preparing thought leaders.

Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. A Phi Beta Kappa college (chartered in 1940), Wofford offers 27 major fields of study to a student body of 1,874 undergraduates. Nationally known for the strength of its academic program, outstanding faculty, experiential learning opportunities and successful and supportive graduates, Wofford is recognized consistently as a “best value” and for accessibility for low- and middle-income students. To learn more, visit wofford.edu.


Wofford College values diversity within our students, faculty and staff and strives to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people. Wofford College does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. For information about Wofford’s Title IX compliance, visit wofford.edu/administration/title-ix.

It is the policy of Wofford College to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities for employment. If you require any accommodations to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact HumanResources@Wofford.edu.

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Contact: Matthew Cathey
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