Assistant Professor in Mathematics

Job description

Earlham College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in mathematics, beginning August 2019. The position is open to candidates in any area of mathematics, and we would prefer someone comfortable teaching courses across the math curriculum.

A PhD in mathematics or a closely related field is required. The successful candidate will be passionate about teaching mathematics to a wide variety of students, interested in engaging in research with students, committed to participating in the larger Earlham community, and will have a plan for continued scholarly work.

Earlham is a small, selective, national liberal arts college. Typical class sizes are small and the teaching load is 3 courses per semester. The College offers several forms of professional development support, including conference travel funds, summer research grants, pre-tenure sabbatical leave, and assistance with applications for external grants. The College also offers a number of interdisciplinary programs that include African and African American Studies, Global Management, Environmental Sustainability, Peace and Global Studies, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Ability to contribute to these programs or to the Mathematics Department's close ties with Physics and Computer Science, or to expanding collaboration with other departments or programs is a plus.

To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of your teaching philosophy, brief research statement, transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation through Please also submit a 300-500 word statement that describes your ability to contribute to the advancement of Earlham's goal of being a diverse and inclusive institution. Two recommendation letters should specifically address teaching. While electronic submission is preferred, materials may be submitted by mail to: Mathematics Department, 801 National Road West, Richmond, IN 47374.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 15. Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.


POSITION Assistant Professor in Mathematics



ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.

Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.

EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.





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Posted: 11/7/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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