Visiting Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Fairfield University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 7, 2022
Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

The Mathematics Department in the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track position in Mathematics at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor, to begin in January 2023. The position is for 6 months, and may be renewed annually after that, depending on curricular needs.

We seek a highly qualified candidate with demonstrated excellence in teaching. A graduate degree in Mathematics or Statistics is required; a doctorate in Mathematics or Statistics is preferred. Teaching duties each semester will be 12 credit hours (typically 4 courses) per week.

Fairfield University is a Catholic, Jesuit comprehensive university with about 4,000 undergraduate students, 1,000 graduate students and a strong emphasis on liberal arts education.

The Department of Mathematics has an active faculty of 17 full-time faculty members. Fairfield offers competitive salaries and compensation benefits. The picturesque campus is located on Long Island Sound in southwestern Connecticut, about 50 miles from New York City. Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, veterans, Jesuits, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities. For more information see our web page at

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and names of references via at . All materials must be submitted before Nov. 20, 2022. Please direct questions to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Stephen Sawin, at


Academic - Faculty Non-Tenure Track

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