Carleton College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: Carleton-VAP1 [#13583]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Northfield, Minnesota 55057, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2019/03/01help popup* finished (2019/01/31, finished 2019/03/27)
Position Description:    

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The Carleton College Department of Mathematics and Statistics anticipates hiring a Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics for a one-year appointment to begin September 1, 2019. Ph.D. in hand or imminent completion by that date is preferred. Teaching responsibilities will include five courses (spread out over our calendar of three ten-week terms), and the supervision of a small-group undergraduate research project.

Carleton is a highly selective liberal arts college with a student body of 2000 located forty-five miles south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Our friendly twelve-member Department of Mathematics and Statistics resides in a modern building with excellent facilities. The faculty is passionate about teaching and active in scholarship. We strive for a supportive yet challenging environment for our students. We are particularly interested in applicants who will contribute to a vibrant college-wide culture of undergraduate research and who are committed to teaching a diverse student body.

Applicants should submit, through MathJobs, a letter of interest, graduate transcript, curriculum vitae, a statement about teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment and how you would contribute to a college community that embraces a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values, and three letters of recommendation. At least one letter should specifically address teaching experience. Electronic submission is preferred but materials may be mailed to Math Search, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton College, One North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057-4025. Inquiries may be e-mailed to For further information about the department consult the Carleton mathematics website at

Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Review of applications is expected to begin on March 1, 2019, and to continue until the position is filled.

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:
Math Search
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Carleton College
One North College Street
Northfield, MN 55057-4025

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