Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Job description

The Department of Mathematics at Colgate University is accepting applications for a one-year visiting assistant professorship starting Fall 2018. The position comes with the possibility of renewal for a second year.

Completion of a PhD in mathematics is expected prior to, or shortly after, the date of hire.  Evidence of excellence in teaching is required, and preference will be given to candidates who have had sole responsibility for at least one course. The successful candidate will, in the course of the academic year, teach five sections of courses drawn primarily from our introductory level curriculum. Each semester there will be at most two different course preparations required.

A complete application requires a cover letter, a vita, a teaching statement, an unofficial graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation (at least two of which address teaching in detail), and a completed AMS Cover Sheet.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe (in their cover letter or teaching statement) how their
approach to teaching might create an inclusive educational environment.

All applicants should apply through MathJobs ( Review of applications will begin March 5, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts college of 2900 students situated in central New York. Further information about the Mathematics department can be found at




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Posted: 2/1/2018
Application Due: 4/2/2018
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