Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Kentucky, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 05, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Centre College invites applications for one-year full-time visiting assistant professor in mathematics beginning August 2021, with the possibility of a second year. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to student-centered teaching.  The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree by the start of their appointment.

Established in 1819, Centre College is a highly selective liberal arts and sciences college with 1,400 students and an exceptional faculty of teacher-scholars.  Classes are small and academic standards are high, and Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success in top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships, and rewarding careers.  The Centre Commitment guarantees that all students can study abroad, have an internship or research opportunity, and graduate in four years. 

Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity.  As noted in the Statement of Community, Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated, governance is shared, ideas are freely and respectfully exchanged, and all members of the community benefit from the richness of diverse backgrounds and experiences. Therefore, the mathematics program strongly encourages applications from candidates who further diversify our faculty, who celebrate the rich diversity of our student body, and who utilize inclusive and engaging pedagogical practices.  A number of resources support faculty success, including a robust Center for Teaching and Learning, peer mentoring, and endowed funding for professional development.

The mathematics program at Centre consists of 9 full time faculty members and has been averaging approximately 20 math majors in each graduating class. We pride ourselves on our effective teaching, collegial relationships with each other, and our personal relationships with students.

To apply, please go to  A completed application will include: 1) letter of application (which may combine #3 and #4), 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, experience, and effectiveness, 4) a diversity statement explaining how the candidate would contribute to and/or address the issues of diversity and inclusion at Centre, 5) transcripts, and 6) three confidential letters of reference from individuals able to share insight into the candidate’s professional expertise and future potential.  Review of applications will begin on April 16.

Centre College is a proud member of the Greater Kentucky Higher Education Recruitment Consortium: The Greater Kentucky HERC is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges, universities, hospitals, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and members of private industry committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse, talented workforce. Member representatives include faculty, staff, human resources professionals, institutional leaders, and faculty relations experts. Centre College is an equal opportunity employer.

Centre is located in Danville, Kentucky, a city of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life, historic downtown, friendly people, beautiful landscapes, and easy access to Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati.  For more information about Centre College, visit our website at

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