Assistant Professor

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Employment StatusTenure-trackFaculty/Type RankAssistant ProfessorArea of StudyMathematicsBeginsAugust 2021About the College

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education. All tenure-track candidates are expected to have a demonstrated interest in liberal arts and sciences education, contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, assist in curriculum development, provide service to the department and College, as well as be active in scholarly, creative, and/or research productivity appropriate to a liberal arts environment.

Position Summary

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, in Applied Math, Computational Math, Data Science, Mathematical Biology, Operations Research, or other related areas of mathematics, to begin August 2021. Candidates with experience in data science/analytics, big data, artificial intelligence, or machine learning are especially encouraged to apply, but all areas of applied mathematics will be considered. This appointment requires teaching, engaging in scholarly research activities, mentoring, and directing undergraduate research. The ideal candidate should be able to: teach a broad range of courses offered in the department, from college algebra and calculus to upper level major courses; teach effectively using a variety of instructional techniques, especially those that foster active engagement in class; provide high quality instruction and prepare instructional materials for courses; work with a diverse group of students; and work collaboratively with departmental colleagues to help maintain a collegial work environment.


Ph.D in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics or a related area is required.

Posting NumberF195POpen Date10/20/2020Close Date12/31/2020Special Instructions to Applicants

Any correspondence regarding the position or your application will be relayed to you by our Faculty Support Team. Please do not reach out to any department faculty regarding the position or status of your application. We appreciate your interest and consideration.

EEO Statement

Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus

Deadline to Receive Letter(s) of Reference12/31/2020Supplemental Questions

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    Documents Needed To ApplyRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter of Interest
    2. Transcripts
    3. Curriculum Vitae
    4. Teaching Philosophy
    5. Research Statement
    Optional Documents




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      Posted: 10/25/2020
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