Mathematics Professor

Job description

Wells College seeks a versatile mathematics professor capable of teaching both upper-level courses and ones at the introductory level, including calculus and statistics, as well as occasional computer science and/or non-lab based physics courses, beginning August 2019. Our program in Mathematical and Physical Sciences offers BA degrees in Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science. In addition to teaching duties within the majors, we offer service courses for the social sciences and for the college’s general education curriculum. The successful candidate will also oversee student projects, serve as an academic advisor, be an active member of the college community, and continue to engage in scholarship.

We expect the successful candidate to hold a PhD for initial appointment at the assistant professor level. We also expect the successful candidate to have teaching experience as an instructor of record in undergraduate courses.

Wells College is a private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. Through Wells' academic program, residential atmosphere, and community activities, students learn and practice the ideals of the liberal arts. The Wells experience prepares students to appreciate complexity and difference, to embrace new ways of knowing, to be creative, and to respond ethically to the interdependent worlds to which they belong. Committed to excellence in all areas of its reach, Wells College equips students for lifelong learning and for sharing the privileges of education with others.

In this search, Wells College wishes to reinforce its commitment to increase faculty and staff diversity, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society.

Applications should be submitted on-line and include a cover letter, CV, the names and contact information of three references, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.




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Posted: 2/12/2019
Application Due: 8/14/2019
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