Mathematics, Washington & Lee University

Position ID: 1874-VAP [#11224]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lexington, Virginia 24450, United States
Application Deadline: 2017/12/01 (posted 2017/11/01)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at Washington and Lee University is looking to hire a visiting assistant professor for a three-year appointment beginning in the fall of 2018. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in mathematics with a successful record in the classroom, and an energetic commitment to excellence in teaching and research.

Submit a personalized cover letter, the AMS cover sheet, your teaching philosophy, research statement, and vita to Your personalized cover letter should explicitly mention Washington & Lee University and how you would be a good fit for our department in terms of teaching and research.  Impersonal or form letters will result in an immediate rejection of your application.  Applicants should arrange to have three reference letters (addressing teaching and research) submitted via To ensure full consideration, a complete application should be received by Friday, December 1, 2017. We will be interviewing candidates at the national meeting in San Diego in January 2018.

Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee University ( is a national, highly-selective liberal-arts institution with an undergraduate enrollment of about 1850 students. Its only graduate component is a school of law. The Mathematics Department has about 50 declared majors and an additional number of minors among the current students. Washington and Lee is located in Lexington Virginia, a historic town of about 7,000 in the Shenandoah Valley. Washington & Lee University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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:
Mathematics Department
Robinson Hall
Washington & Lee University
Lexington, VA 24450

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