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Tenure Track Professor of Mathematics

Wells College
Aurora, New York
$64,260 - $69,870

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Faculty Jobs
Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Wells College is a nationally recognized, private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York on the unceded lands of the Cayuga Nation. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. Wells College is the leader in providing immersive academic experiences tailored by each student. Our historic campus in a lakeside setting that is ideally conducive to deep learning is home to over 150 years of evolving, inclusive traditions that bind Wellsians across generations. Recognizing the role of higher education in supporting students from all backgrounds to lead in the future, Wells College actively seeks to diversify its faculty and staff. We strive to embody a culture of belonging that empowers all of our students -- 35% of whom identify as students of color and 32% who are first-generation -- to thrive.




Wells College seeks qualified applicants for a full-time tenure-track professor of mathematics. The teaching duties are three courses per semester. Additional duties include advising, committee work, and contributing to the stewardship of the mathematics major.  




Wells College is a small college with a strong liberal arts tradition. The successful candidate will have many opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration in both teaching and student research.  We welcome applications candidates from underrepresented groups in mathematics. Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and diversity statement. A PhD is preferred, but we will consider an ABD. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.


Full-time employees are eligible for a wide range of benefits, including:




  • Health, dental, and vision coverage Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account options Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which provides counseling for employees in need Basic and supplemental life insurance plans 403(b) retirement plan w/ 4% contribution  Long-term disability insurance Paid time away Dependent tuition benefits, including tuition remission at Wells and tuition exchange with other member institutions




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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