Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

February 20, 2014


Earlham College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Mathematics Department. This is a full-time, three-year position to begin August 2014.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be passionate about teaching, interested in engaging with students on research, and committed to participating in the larger Earlham community. The typical teaching load includes courses across the curriculum for a total of 18 to 21 hours a year.

Experience & Qualifications

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field, and should be committed to teaching mathematics to a wide variety of students. Preference will be given to applied mathematicians, particularly those with expertise and interest in teaching statistics.

The college offers a number of interdisciplinary programs including African and African American Studies, Business and Non-Profit Management, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Peace and Global Studies, and Women's Gender, Sexuality Studies. Additionally, the Mathematics Department maintains close relationships and collaborations with the Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Geology and Physics departments. The desire and ability to participate in and contribute to these programs or collaborations is a plus.

Earlham is open to applicants with non-linear career trajectories.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, vita, statement of your teaching philosophy, brief research statement, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation through One recommendation letter should specifically address teaching.

While electronic submission is preferred, materials may be alternately submitted by mail to:

Julie Beier, Search Chair
Mathematics Department
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN  47374

Review of applications will begin March 14, 2014, and continue until the position has been filled.

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.

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