Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College

Position ID: Swarthmore-VAP [#11403]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics and Statistics
Starting Date: 2018/08/01
Application Deadline: 2017/12/27 (offers accepted posted 2017/11/27, listed until 2018/05/27)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Swarthmore College invites applications for one 3-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Mathematics and Statistics beginning Fall 2018. Preference will be given to those with demonstrated experience teaching courses in both mathematics and statistics.

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

Applications should include a cover letter that addresses how the applicant’s teaching and scholarship could thrive in and positively influence an undergraduate-only institution. Applications should also include a curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation, including at least one specifically commenting on teaching.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in mathematics or statistics and a record of excellence in both scholarship and undergraduate teaching. The teaching load, which will involve courses both in mathematics and statistics, is three sections of courses in one semester and two sections in the other; it is often possible to teach multiple sections of the same course in a given semester. Please submit all application materials to Only if this is not possible, send the materials to Math Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1390. Inquiries about the position may be sent to, which will be checked every few days throughout the search. Review of applications will continue until we have filled this position.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
610 328 8246
Statistics Search Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Swarthmore College
500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081-1390

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