Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics - One Year Appointment (2018-2019)

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Gettysburg College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position in mathematics for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in one of the mathematical sciences, or have completed all requirements except the dissertation for the degree, by September 2018.  A record of excellent teaching, a desire to work in a liberal arts environment, and an active or developing program of mathematical scholarship are essential.  Responsibilities for this position include teaching three courses each semester, and additional departmental duties as assigned. The teaching load will most likely include courses from the calculus sequence and, depending on departmental needs and the interests of the successful candidate, may also include differential equations, linear algebra, or introductory statistics. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to influence the mathematics program of an energetic department and to involve students in a variety of mathematical activities outside the classroom. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and invites applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy. 




Please submit a letter of application describing your interest in and suitability for the position, a curriculum vitae, a brief description of your teaching methods and objectives, and up to three letters of recommendation addressing teaching effectiveness through  Review of applications will begin February 21, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Benjamin Kennedy ([email protected]), Chair, Mathematics Department.




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 is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, 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.





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Posted: 1/17/2018
Application Due: 3/18/2018
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