Macalester College, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

301 24319Position ID: Macalester-VAP [#24319]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: St. Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2024/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2024/02/13, finished 2024/03/31)
Position Description:   URMs  

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

The Macalester College Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science invites applications for a one-year non-tenure-track visiting position to begin Fall 2024. This position is renewable for an additional year, pending a review of teaching. Candidates must have or be completing a PhD in Mathematics or a closely related field. Macalester provides an attractive environment for mathematicians. Our joint department offers majors in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, and Computer Science. We pride ourselves on our innovative courses, our close relationships with several client disciplines, and our vibrant record of conducting research with undergraduates. 

The Macalester teaching load is five courses per year. Salary and benefits are competitive. Unfortunately, visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Andrew Beveridge ( 

To apply, please submit the following materials to

  1. A Macalester-specific cover letter (see below)
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Teaching statement
  4. Diversity statement (see below)
  5. Graduate transcripts
  6. At least two letters of recommendation, including at least one that comments on teaching
Cover Letter. Your cover letter should address (a) your professional experience, (b) your future goals, (c) your interest in Macalester and the liberal arts, and (d) the math courses in our curriculum that you would be most excited to teach. 

Diversity Statement. At Macalester College, diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to our educational mission and values. We are committed to the institutional change required for visioning and realizing a more equitable and socially just college and society. Strong candidates will have a record of experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching students of multiple and diverse backgrounds with attention to structural barriers that limit access to educational opportunities. Applicants should submit a diversity statement (no longer than 1-2 pages) that discusses past experiences and demonstrated activities contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in their teaching, advising, and mentorship.

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, with a population of approximately three million people and home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
email address
Department of Mathematics
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105