Department of Mathematics, Oberlin College

637 11450Position ID: Oberlin-VAP1819 [#11450]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Oberlin, Ohio 44074, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2018/07/01
Application Deadline: 2018/02/16 (posted 2017/12/04)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at Oberlin College invites applications for one full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to these positions will be for a term of one year, beginning fall semester of the academic year 2018-19, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics.

The Department of Mathematics has eleven full-time faculty positions and about sixty majors on campus. Our courses also support students across a wide range of majors. The Department has a strong record of producing students who earn Ph.D. degrees in the mathematical sciences.

The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in the general area of undergraduate mathematics.

Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2018–19). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Experience teaching Introductory Statistics is also desirable, but not required.

Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes an excellent benefits package.

To apply, candidates should submit materials through A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter; 2) a Statement of Teaching Philosophy; 3) a Curriculum Vitae; 4) Unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts; and 5) Letters of Reference from three (3) recommenders.*

All application materials must be submitted electronically through the website Finalists for the positions will be expected to submit the same information to Oberlin’s local Human Resources platform at

*By providing these letters you agree that we may contact your references.

Review of applications will begin on Friday, February 16, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the February 16 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

Questions about the position can be addressed to: or Kevin Woods, Chair of Mathematics, at 440-775-8361.

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:
Department of Mathematics
Oberlin College
10 N. Professor Street
Oberlin, OH 44074

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