Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Maine, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 26, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Bates College Mathematics Department invites applications for a full-time one-year visiting position at the rank of assistant professor, beginning August 1, 2021.


Candidates should have a commitment to undergraduate education and should show promise of excellence and innovation in both teaching and scholarship. Teaching load is five courses per academic year and includes courses from the introductory to the advanced level.


An equitable, inclusive and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. Therefore the college and the Mathematics Department are committed to enhancing equity, inclusion and diversity, including our capacity for teaching students from all backgrounds. Candidates with demonstrated success in teaching marginalized, first generation and historically underrepresented students are especially encouraged to apply; the search committee expects candidates to identify their strengths and experiences in this area.


Review of applications begins March 12, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to candidates who will have completed by August 1, 2021 the Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or other appropriate field. Applicants should submit all requested materials electronically. Only the documents requested in this ad will be considered for review of applications. Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check.


Applications should include the following: 

  • Cover letter;
  • CV;
  • Teaching statement that includes a description of how your teaching can contribute to a learning community that values equity and inclusion;
  • Research statement that describes your work to a hiring committee drawn from a broad mathematical audience;
  • The names and contact information of three references, at least one of whom can address your teaching experience or potential.

 For more information about the college, please visit the Bates website:

 Please contact the Search Committee Chairs (, for more information.