Wesleyan University, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: WesleyanU-PDOC [#15599]
Position Title: Postdoctoral position
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Middletown, Connecticut 06459, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2020/03/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/01/29, finished 2020/07/17)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Wesleyan University invites applications for a postdoctoral, visiting assistant professorship in mathematics to begin in Fall 2020. The appointment will run from September 1, 2020 until June 30, 2021, with renewal for a second year contingent on performance. Candidates must possess, or be close to completing, a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, and must have strong records in both research and teaching. Teaching duties will be two courses in one semester and one in the other semester, and some student mentoring. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests are compatible with the existing research interests of the department.

Wesleyan University is a leading liberal arts school with approximately 3000 students, located in Middletown, Connecticut, halfway between Boston and New York and also halfway between Hartford and New Haven. The university has graduate programs leading to doctoral and master's degrees in the sciences and ethnomusicology. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science awards the Ph.D. degree in Mathematics, and the M.A. degrees in Mathematics as well as Computer Science. There are 14 mathematicians and 7 computer scientists in the department, as well as approximately 17 graduate students. The low student to faculty ratio ensures close contact between faculty and graduate students. Wesleyan values both scholarship and teaching very highly, as well as its strong, diverse undergraduate student body.

Wesleyan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: Alison P. Williams, Vice President for Equity & Inclusion/Title IX Officer, awilliams@wesleyan.edu.

For full consideration applications must be received by March 15, 2020, and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and at least four letters of recommendation, one of which evaluates teaching. As part of the teaching statement, we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. Applications must be submitted online at mathjobs.org. Other correspondence may be directed to the following addresses: Karen L. Collins, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459-0128, email: kcollins@wesleyan.edu.

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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Exley Science Center
Wesleyan University
Middletown CT 06459-0128

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