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

301 17209Position ID: Macalester-VAP [#17209]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: St. Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/02/10 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/01/21, finished 2021/05/11, listed until 2021/07/21)
Position Description:   URMs  

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

Macalester College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Mathematics to begin fall 2021. Candidates should have completed a PhD in Mathematics or a related field by the time of appointment and will teach courses across the undergraduate mathematics curriculum, including an advanced course in mathematical modeling or, more broadly, in applied mathematics. There is a possibility that the position will be renewed for a second year.

Our department offers majors in mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics, and computer science, graduating more than 100 students per year across these three majors. The multidisciplinary environment provides a rich and collegial setting for student education and faculty research. Our faculty value pedagogical and curricular innovation, undergraduate research mentoring, and working with diverse student populations. Strong candidates will have a record of experience or demonstrated interest in these efforts. Faculty teach five courses per year, two in one semester and three in the other. We support visiting faculty by providing course materials and mentoring.

Applications should be submitted via We require 1) a cover letter describing your interest in Macalester and the ways in which you would contribute to our program, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) three letters of recommendation, and 4) a teaching statement. Review of applications will begin immediately, with a target of February 10, and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be addressed to Macalester Professor Lori Ziegelmeier (

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applicants from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Application Materials Required:
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And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Dept. of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Macalester College
1600 Grand Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55105

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