Visiting Instructor / Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Memphis, Shelby County
Mar 27, 2014

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Rhodes College invites applications for a one-year appointment as Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics beginning in August 2014. A Ph.D. in Mathematics (or a closely related discipline in the mathematical sciences) is required for appointment with the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor; ABD candidates will be considered for the rank of Visiting Instructor. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses at the level of calculus or above, with three courses per semester. Ability to teach statistics is advantageous but not required. The faculty member will be welcome to pursue research and work with students on research projects. We welcome candidates from all areas of scholarly specialization within mathematics or statistics.

Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision. Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity ( in the workforce.

Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and is the nation''s 20th largest city. The city provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities (

Please apply online at; only online applications will be accepted. A complete application includes a cover letter that addresses your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement describing current and anticipated research activity, and three letters of recommendation, including at least one that addresses teaching in detail. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.