Mathematics, Gettysburg College

Position ID: 512-TTP [#12654]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Position in Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2018/11/28 (posted 2018/09/26)
Position Description:    

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Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track position in mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2019. While qualified candidates from all fields will be considered, preference will be given to those candidates whose research and teaching interests encompass some aspect of applied or interdisciplinary mathematics, statistics, or data analysis.

Demonstrated promise of excellent and innovative teaching, clear potential for outstanding achievements in research, and a desire for a career in a liberal arts environment are essential. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the mathematics program of an energetic department, to teach a broad range of topics in undergraduate mathematics, and to involve students in a variety of mathematical activities outside the classroom.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in one of the mathematical sciences, including statistics, or expect to complete all requirements for the degree by September 2019. The regular teaching load for this position is five courses per academic year. The College is prepared to assist newly appointed faculty members in establishing a research program; this assistance may include start-up funds and a paid pre-tenure leave.

Gettysburg College and the Department of Mathematics celebrate diversity and inclusion, and particularly invite applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy.

Please submit a letter of application that explicitly describes your suitability for and interest in the position, how you plan to contribute to our program, and how you intend to support or enhance our departmental and institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please also submit: a curriculum vitae; a brief description of your teaching methods and philosophy; and a brief description of your research program and objectives. Also arrange for the committee to receive three letters of recommendation; taken together, these letters should address both research potential and teaching effectiveness. All application materials should be submitted at Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Benjamin Kennedy (

Completed applications received by November 28, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. It is consistently ranked in the top 50 liberal arts colleges in the nation. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Applicants can learn more about the College and the Department at

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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:
Dept of Mathematics
Gettysburg College
300 North Washington St
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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