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Visiting Assistant Professor - Mathematics

Wells College
Aurora, NY, US

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Faculty Jobs
Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details


Wells College, in Aurora, NY, is seeking applicants for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics position beginning January 2024.  The position is a one-semester appointment. It comes with a 3-3 teaching load. The focus of this position will be to steward our elementary math offerings, including such classes as pre-calculus and elementary statistics in consultation with both mathematics and other fields depending on quantitative literacy. Ability or experience teaching a diverse range of students desired.

Required Qualifications: 

PhD or terminal degree in Mathematics, statistics, or developmental math or related fields preferred.Undergraduate teaching experience is strongly preferredDemonstrated strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion and to a student-centered undergraduate education. 

To apply please submit a letter of interest, cv, one page statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for three individuals who could give a reference. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


Working at Wells College 

Wells College is a nationally recognized private coeducational liberal arts college located in Aurora, New York, on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake. It was established in 1868 by Henry Wells, founder of the Wells Fargo and American Express Companies. The College is known as an exceptional value, pairing top quality academic programs with affordable tuition. With a full-time enrollment of about 550 students, Wells boasts small class sizes, an extensive experiential learning program, cross-enrollment with nearby Cornell University and Ithaca College, and a wide range of off-campus study options.

The rigorous academic environment emphasizes close faculty/student interaction, undergraduate research, off-campus study, internships, and active community service and involvement. Wells offers 17 majors and 39 minors, in addition to individualized programs. Formerly a women’s college, Wells became coeducational in 2005.

The scenic Finger Lakes region of central New York is an area known for its beauty and high concentration of outstanding colleges and universities. The village of Aurora is centrally located and provides easy access to metropolitan, cultural, and educational centers — 25 minutes from Ithaca; 1 hour from Rochester and Syracuse; 2.5 hours from Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Canada; and 5 hours from New York City.

Full-time employees are eligible for a wide range of benefits including health and life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, long-term disability insurance, EAP, course attendance, dependent tuition benefits, 11 paid holidays and vacation, sick and personal time off.

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