The Department of Mathematics at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in the Fall of 2019. Wheaton College provides students an educational experience that affords opportunity to explore interests in the field in a supportive environment that cultivates curiosity and career aspirations through innovative courses and pedagogy. We seek candidates with a passion for teaching a broad selection of undergraduate math courses and the creative energy to develop new courses, with Statistics and Applied Mathematics given preference. An active research program able to engage undergraduates is also desirable. More information about the department and current course offerings can be found on the department’s website (https://wheatoncollege.edu/academics/programs/mathematics/).
The teaching load is 5 courses per academic year (over the course of two semesters), with a reduced course load of 4 courses for the first year. A pre-tenure semester leave at full pay, as well as teaching and research funding, head a strong list of benefits.
PhD in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or Mathematics, with thesis defense completed by August 31, 2019.
Prior teaching experience, and commitment to excellence in teaching.
Desire to contribute to and expand current departmental offerings in Statistics or Applied Mathematics.
An active scholarly research program.
For full consideration, the following are to be submitted via Wheaton’s online application system: letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching and learning, and a research statement.
The application form will also request contact information for 3-4 references. Please note that at least one these references should address teaching in detail. References will be contacted via email once an application has been submitted, and asked to upload letters of recommendation directly to the online application system.
Wheaton is a community that welcomes and supports diverse identities, backgrounds, perspectives, and thought, and is committed to ongoing efforts to further cultivate an inclusive college community. Applicants should describe in their letter of application or other materials: 1) how they meet the above required qualifications; 2) how their research, teaching, or service will contribute to an inclusive, diverse educational environment; 3) their past experience, or plans for, working with students beyond the classroom; and 4) their experience, or plans, in service to the discipline or to a program.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Wheaton College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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About Wheaton College (MA)
Attracting students from across the country and around the globe, Wheaton College is a highly selective, four-year, private liberal arts college with a student body of almost 1,700. Wheaton's residential campus, one of the loveliest in New England, is located in Norton, Massachusetts, between Boston and Providence, R.I.
Founded in 1834 as a female seminary, Wheaton College became coeducational in 1987 after more than 150 years as a leading educational institution for women. Wheaton's traditional commitment to equality and social justice is today reflected in its pledge to diversity in all its forms. Wheaton is an active community of learners who value the liberal arts as a means for personal growth, professional success and leadership that improves the world.