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Advertisements - Fall 2017

These are advertisements form the current edition of the NAM Newsletter. For advertisements from the current edition, see: http://nam-math.org/advertisements.


Amherst College

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a full-time tenure-track or tenured appointment in mathematics beginning July 2018. Within the last decade, Amherst College has transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality. We seek applicants who can teach and encourage students of diverse backgrounds, including first-generation college students, international students, and students with varying mathematical preparation. Responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester and supervising undergraduate theses. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field, have a strong commitment to research, and be passionate about teaching undergraduates at all levels. A senior appointment would be with tenure, contingent upon a tenure review. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and at least three letters of recommendation (including at least one that specifically addresses teaching), to MathJobs.Org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and applications received by December 1, 2017, will be guaranteed consideration. Questions can be addressed to mathstats@amherst.edu. Amherst College is co-educational liberal arts college with 1,800 students and 200 faculty. Resources for faculty include a Teaching and Learning Collaborative, a Center for Community Engagement, and a Faculty Research Award Program.


Franklin & Marshall College

The Department of Mathematics at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a tenure-track position in algebra or applied algebra beginning Fall 2018 at the rank of Assistant Professor or Instructor, depending on qualifications. Demonstrated potential for excellence in both teaching and research is essential. The teaching load is five courses per year, and most math courses meet four hours per week.

The person selected for this tenure-track position may also be considered for a supplemental appointment as a Franklin & Marshall High Impact Emerging Scholar. These are scholars who possess outstanding promise for inspiring and supporting the educational development of underrepresented minority students in a higher educational setting such as Franklin & Marshall College. The HIES program supports the acceleration of one's research trajectory with a significantly reduced teaching load for two years along with supportive mentoring to advance the scholar's research and professional development.

For a full description of the position, and to apply, see https://apply.interfolio.com/43786. For more information about the College, see our website at www.fandm.edu. Applications completed by December 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Franklin & Marshall College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect.


Hamilton College

The Mathematics Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2018. The area of the position is statistics, broadly construed. Candidates with a PhD in statistics are preferred, although candidates with ABD will be considered.

Commitment to excellence in all aspects of undergraduate teaching and mentorship is essential, as is a passion for working with students, both in and beyond the classroom, in a vibrant department that is currently averaging between 40 and 50 majors per year. Prior teaching experience is desirable. The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter. Active scholarship is expected, and candidates should indicate how both their research programs and related teaching interests would contribute to the department's curriculum. For more information see: http://www.hamilton.edu/academics/math/default.html.

Finally, we are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching and working with diverse student populations. Your application should include a diversity statement which addresses the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment.

A complete application will include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, research, teaching and diversity statements, and three letters of reference (including at least one that evaluates teaching). These may be submitted electronically at http://www.mathjobs.org. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Sally Cockburn, Search Committee Chair, at scockbur@hamilton.edu. Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2017; they will be reviewed as they come in.

Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners. Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.


Kenyon College

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Kenyon College seeks to fill a Tenure-Track position at the assistant professor level beginning July 2018. A Ph.D. in statistics or biostatistics is required, as well as prior teaching experience at a U.S. college or university.

Our department has a strong commitment to student-centered learning. Thus, we will be particularly interested in candidates with experience in active learning techniques and/or laboratory based instruction. The typical teaching load is five courses per year. Kenyon faculty members are expected to be excellent teachers who maintain strong research programs, and there are funds available to support travel and faculty development.

Kenyon College has a student body of about 1750 students, is ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges, and has a reputation for outstanding teaching and scholarship. The Mathematics and Statistics Department is housed in a spacious and well-equipped building. We have eight full time faculty members teaching the full range of undergraduate mathematics and statistics courses. The department offers a major in mathematics with concentrations in statistics and classical mathematics. We also contribute to an interdisciplinary concentration in scientific computing.

For application instructions, visit: http://careers.kenyon.edu.

For full consideration applications must be submitted by October 10, 2017. We will, however, continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.


Middlebury College

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Statistics to begin in September 2018. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. Please submit: a letter of application; teaching and research statements; a statement of a vision for statistics education in a liberal arts setting; curriculum vitae; graduate transcript, a sample of reprints or preprints, as appropriate; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. Candidates are normally expected to have completed the Ph.D. prior to the start of the position. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. More information can be found here: http://apptrkr.com/1060133.

All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks.