Tenure-Track Position in Mathematics



Job description

Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track position in mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2019. While qualified candidates from all fields will be considered, preference will be given to those candidates whose research and teaching interests encompass some aspect of applied or interdisciplinary mathematics, statistics, or data analysis.

Demonstrated promise of excellent and innovative teaching, clear potential for outstanding achievements in research, and a desire for a career in a liberal arts environment are essential. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the mathematics program of an energetic department, to teach a broad range of topics in undergraduate mathematics, and to involve students in a variety of mathematical activities outside the classroom.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in one of the mathematical sciences, including statistics, or expect to complete all requirements for the degree by September 2019. The regular teaching load for this position is five courses per academic year. The College is prepared to assist newly appointed faculty members in establishing a research program; this assistance may include start-up funds and a paid pre-tenure leave.

Gettysburg College and the Department of Mathematics celebrate diversity and inclusion, and particularly invite applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy.

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. It is consistently ranked in the top 50 liberal arts colleges in the nation. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Applicants can learn more about the College and the Department at http://www.gettysburg.edu/academics/math/.

How to apply

Please submit a letter of application that explicitly describes your suitability for and interest in the position, how you plan to contribute to our program, and how you intend to support or enhance our departmental and institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please also submit: a curriculum vitae; a brief description of your teaching methods and philosophy; and a brief description of your research program and objectives. Also arrange for the committee to receive three letters of recommendation; taken together, these letters should address both research potential and teaching effectiveness. All application materials should be submitted at http://www.mathjobs.org. Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Benjamin Kennedy (bkennedy@gettysburg.edu).

Completed applications received by November 28, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Gettysburg College has earned its strong academic reputation. Since its founding in 1832, the College has upheld a rigorous commitment to the liberal arts in all their breadth and depth. On a beautiful campus in a world-famous town, 2,600 students discover their intellectual passion through more than 68 academic programs.