Amherst College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: Amherst-VAP [#16926]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics (multiple positions)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Amherst, Massachusetts 01002, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/12/02, listed until 2021/03/01)
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Applications are invited for a number of three-year visiting positions in mathematics, at the rank of assistant professor, beginning July 1, 2021. Over the past two decades, Amherst College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. We seek applicants who can teach and encourage students of diverse backgrounds, including first-generation college students, international students, and students with varying mathematical preparation.

Responsibilities include teaching a range of undergraduate mathematics courses (two per semester) and helping with the senior comprehensive exam. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics and have broad intellectual interests and a strong commitment to excellence in research and in undergraduate teaching. Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, research statement, teaching statement, and at least three letters of recommendation, including at least one specifically addressing teaching, to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but all applications received by February 1, 2021, will be guaranteed consideration.

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Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college, with 1,800 students and more than 200 faculty members. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College Consortium. The college has a variety of resources for faculty, including a Center for Teaching and Learning and a Center for Community Engagement.

Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of all genders, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The college is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff.

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