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Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Lewis & Clark College
Portland, Oregon (US)
Date posted
Mar 18, 2024

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Position Description
The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Lewis & Clark College invites applications for a one-year (9 months) visiting assistant professor position for the 2024-2025 academic year. Teaching responsibilities (all expected to be in-person) include five math classes, where one might be substituted by a quantitatively-oriented first year seminar. The appointment starts August 15, 2024 and ends May 15, 2025.

A successful candidate must demonstrate potential for teaching excellence in an undergraduate liberal arts environment. Applicants must have a masters degree in mathematics or a related field.  A Ph.D. is preferred.

Application Instructions
Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Please include: (1) a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (including teaching evaluations if available), (2) a description of how the applicant’s teaching will contribute to a campus culture of inclusion, (3) a current curriculum vitae or resume, (4) graduate transcripts, and (5) two letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching effectiveness (uploaded separately by the referees). All materials should be addressed to Liz Stanhope, Chair, Department of Mathematical Sciences and must be submitted via Interfolio (see link). Click “Apply” to create your free account. Lewis & Clark College will conduct background checks on the finalist.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Lewis & Clark College is an equal opportunity employer and adheres to a nondiscriminatory
policy with respect to educational programs, activities, employment, and admission. We do not
discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, sex, religion, age, marital status,
national origin, the presence of any physical or sensory disability, veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other basis prohibited by applicable
federal, state, and local laws. The Associate Vice President of Human Resources has been
designated to handle inquiries regarding employment- and disability-related non-discrimination
policies. Title IX inquiries may be directed to the Title IX coordinator or deputy Title IX
coordinators (

Reasonable Accommodation
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals
with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the
application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Background Check
Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a
criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the
conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety
or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not
necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment

Eligibility to Work
In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must
complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring
originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than
the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the
College will result in immediate termination of employment



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