Mathematics and Computer Science, Dickinson College

Position ID: 810-VAP [#11766]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/03/19 (posted 2018/03/01, listed until 2018/09/01)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Dickinson College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position beginning in the fall semester 2018. A Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or closely related field is expected at the time of appointment. Applicants must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, an appreciation for the intellectual community of a liberal arts college, and the ability to work with a diverse student body. The teaching load for the academic year is five course equivalents and will include courses from the calculus sequence and introductory statistics.

Dickinson College is a highly selective four-year, independent liberal arts college with approximately 2300 students. It is located in historic Carlisle, Pennsylvania, which is 20 minutes west of Harrisburg and a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science has major and minor programs in both mathematics and computer science. The faculty prides itself on fostering meaningful student/faculty interactions, implementing innovative teaching pedagogy, and promoting student/faculty research. Institutional support for projects, travel to conferences, and professional development is available. The college is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.

Applications must be submitted electronically at Applications must include a cover letter, C.V., statement on teaching philosophy, copies of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, at least two of which address the candidate’s teaching experience. The applicant must also complete the online forms via QUEST (Dickinson’s online application system) at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; those received by March 16, 2018 will be guaranteed full consideration. For further information about our department see: or contact:

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Further Info:
Dickinson College
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
PO Box 1773
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA 17013-2896

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