Harvey Mudd College, Department of Mathematics

216 24353Position ID: HMC-VAP2024 [#24353]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Claremont, California 91711, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: finished (2024/02/20, finished 2024/04/01, listed until 2024/08/20)
Position Description:    

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

Harvey Mudd College invites applications for the position of Visiting Professor in Mathematics for the 2024-2025 academic year. All areas of the mathematical sciences will be considered. 

Eligible candidates must hold a PhD before July 30, 2024. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Harvey Mudd College is committed to broadening participation in STEM fields. Therefore, experience with or demonstrated commitment to mentor, teach, and support students from historically underrepresented groups in STEM is among the criteria for appointment. Information about the College and the department can be found at https://www.hmc.edu/ and https://www.hmc.edu/mathematics/.

The visitor will teach five courses during the 2024-25 academic year. The specific courses will be finalized with the visiting professor, but are expected to include courses in areas such as multivariable calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, and statistics. The candidate will also have the opportunity to engage in the department’s undergraduate research activities such as senior thesis, and math-in-industry senior capstone projects. 

Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective liberal arts college of engineering, science, and mathematics. It is located in Claremont, CA, which is approximately 35 miles east of Los Angeles. The College enrolls about 900 students, almost all of whom live on campus, and is a member of the Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate schools. 

Applications must be submitted through the MathJobs.Org website, and preference will be given to applications completed by March 17, 2024. Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement about your teaching philosophy, including principles, practices, or experiences that inform the way you teach, and the ways in which you design them to work toward greater inclusivity, equity, and justice in the mathematical sciences, (4) a statement about your research program, and (5) at least three letters of recommendation. At least one letter should specifically address teaching. Harvey Mudd College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and disrespectful or other unprofessional conduct (HMC EEO/Nondiscrimination Statement). 

The salary for the position is $85,000 for a 9-month contract. 

For further information or questions about the position contact: 

Professor Dagan Karp
Chair, VAP Search 
Mathematics Department 
Harvey Mudd College 
Claremont CA 91711

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
Harvey Mudd College
301 Platt Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711