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Job no: 492476
Work type: Faculty
Location: Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for a two-year, full-time, visiting assistant professor position in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, to begin in July 2018. A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field is preferred, but ABD’s will be considered. Prior teaching experience at a U.S. college or university is required. 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. In addition, the ability to teach statistics, applied mathematics or computer science is desirable.
Kenyon College, located on an idyllic campus in rural central Ohio, is ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges and has a reputation for outstanding teaching and scholarship. We have a national student body of about 1700 students. The Mathematics and Statistics Department is housed in a spacious and well-equipped building. We have eight full‑time faculty members teaching a wide 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. 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. The typical teaching load is five courses per year. For more information about the mathematics department go to http://math.kenyon.edu.
Applications should be submitted by December 15, 2017 to ensure full consideration. However, we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.
Begin the application process by registering and completing the demographic section of the Kenyon College application on this site. All other materials must be submitted electronically via www.mathjobs.org.
A complete application will be composed of:
1) Cover letter explaining why Kenyon Mathematics and Statistics is a good fit for the applicant;
2) Statement reflecting on the applicant's teaching and learning experiences;
3) Statement describing the applicant's research accomplishments and future research directions;
4) Curriculum Vitae;
5) Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript;
6) Unofficial Graduate Transcript;
7) Three (3) letters of recommendation (at least one of which should address teaching).
PLEASE NOTE: In order for your application packet to be considered complete, the demographic section of the Kenyon College application must be filled out AND all application materials must be submitted electronically through the www.mathjobs.org website.
Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.
Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.
In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.
We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.
Kenyon is a great place to live and work. To discover why it should be your next home, click here.
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.
Advertised: 14 Nov 2017 Eastern Standard Time
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