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Assistant Professor in Mathematics

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Categories: Faculty
Department: Mathematics and Computer Science

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Davidson College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor in Mathematics, beginning July 1, 2018. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Mathematics or closely related field by fall 2018. We seek a faculty member with broad teaching and research interests who will support the mathematics curriculum at all levels. Excellence in classroom teaching, an active research program, and a commitment to mentoring undergraduates are essential. The search committee is open to a wide range of subfields in the mathematical sciences, with particular interest in areas that would enhance curricular and undergraduate research opportunities. The teaching requirement is four courses in the first year, and five courses per year thereafter.

Davidson College seeks to broaden access to higher education, and our department aspires to increase access to STEM majors and careers among underrepresented groups. We seek a colleague who will help lead our department in developing our curriculum, courses, and other aspects of the academic program that enhance the student experience, and we value faculty engagement with the mathematical and broader community. We also welcome opportunities for collaboration with colleagues and students across disciplinary lines in a liberal arts environment.

Applications must be submitted online at http://employment.davidson.edu, and must include a cover letter that addresses (a) how the applicant’s interests in teaching and research would enhance the department and (b) the applicant’s experiences or aspirations in support of diversity and inclusion in mathematics. An application also requires a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, (unofficial) graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references: submission instructions will be sent to email addresses provided by the applicant. At least one reference letter must specifically and substantially address the applicant's teaching. The deadline for completed applications is November 17.

Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte. Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college’s mission.

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