Assistant Professor of Mathematics



Job description

The Department of Mathematics at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2023 in Algebra (broadly construed to include algebra, pure and applied, and allied fields such as algebraic geometry, representation theory, algebraic number theory, and algebraic combinatorics). In exceptional circumstances, candidates at a higher rank will be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to be part of developing and teaching a diverse and inclusive curriculum, including interdisciplinary programs and other college-wide initiatives such as the 360 Program and the Emily Balch Seminars. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date. Postdoctoral research experience is desirable. Candidates must show demonstrated promise in research and a serious commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. The faculty member filling this position will teach courses at all levels in our mathematics curriculum (from introductory and elective courses to core and graduate sequences in algebra),supervise senior theses, and lead the algebra component of our graduate program. We are looking for candidates excited to contribute to the department’s nationally recognized success in supporting women and students from underrepresented groups in mathematics.

The College will be as flexible as possible in determining the nature of any interviews or meetings (virtual/remote and/or in-person interaction) that are conducted for this search.

Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,421 undergraduates (32 percent are U.S. students of color and 15 percent are international students). There are 353 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

How to apply

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, and a statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion to the Department of Mathematics Search Committee via Interfolio at In addition, candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Mathematics Department Search Committee. Applications received by October 17, 2022 will receive full consideration. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

For more than 130 years, smart, strong women have come to Bryn Mawr College to seek an unparalleled education and meaningful opportunities to contribute to the world. That tradition continues and grows today. Bryn Mawr offers a university of academic opportunities in an intimate setting; a close, connected community that fosters lifelong connections; and the preparation women need to lead.