Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Smith College invites applications for a one year, benefit eligible position at the rank of Lecturer, to begin on July 1, 2021.  The teaching load is 3-2.  Dedicated teacher-scholars from all areas of mathematics or related fields (except Statistics) are encouraged to apply, however, we are especially interested in applicants with expertise in Applied Math. Qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. in mathematics or in a related field (except Statistics) by the time of employment, a strong commitment to teaching, and an active research program.  Candidates from groups underrepresented in Mathematics are encouraged to apply.

We are the home of the Center for Women in Mathematics. In addition to courses in theoretical mathematics and applied mathematics, we co-host a Five College certificate in the biomathematical sciences, and with our award-winning post-baccalaureate program, we send a cohort of students to graduate school each year. The department is active in numerous research areas, with dynamic collaborations between faculty, and with students.  Further details may be found at www.smith.edu/academics/mathematics-statistics.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.  A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here: https://www.smith.edu/about-smith/provost/faculty-development. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically excluded minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

Submit application at https://apply.interfolio.com/84588 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a statement of research, a statement of diversity and inclusion and three confidential letters of recommendation, with preferably more than one that address the candidate’s teaching. Applications that are completed by March 30 are guaranteed full consideration. Review of applications will begin on March 30, 2021.

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