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Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal
arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the
racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body.
The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational
experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty,
administration and staff.
Are you considering working for a year before graduate school or
before making a career commitment? The Amherst Mathematics
Quantitative Fellow is a Green Dean position based in the Moss
Quantitative Center. Amherst College is an equal opportunity
employer and encourages persons of all genders, persons of color,
and persons with disabilities to apply. The college is committed to
enriching its educational experience and its culture through the
diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff.
Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts
colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate
the w ays in which they bring value to and will work towards
supporting a broadly diverse community.
We seek applications from current Amherst seniors and recent
Amherst alumni who would be interested in providing support to
students in intermediate math courses. The successful candidate
must be able to teach and encourage students of diverse
backgrounds, including first-generation college students,
international students, and students with varying mathematical
Responsibilities of the Mathematics Q Fellow will include the
- Providing support, in the form of drop-in tutoring, individual
tutoring, and workshops, for students in two courses each semester:
either the intermediate courses on Proof and Theory (Math 220/221)
or Linear Algebra (Math 271/272), as well as at least one of
Groups, Rings and Fields (Math 350) or Introduction to Analysis
- Coordinating with faculty members teaching those courses;
- Working with the department and Q Center Math staff and
director to develop and evaluate resources for students in those
- Helping students prepare for the Math comprehensive exam over
- Commitment to working with a diverse and inclusive
- Planning events to build community among mathematics majors at
Amherst, as well as other outreach activities to support students
taking mathematics courses.
This position is a great opportunity to make a difference for
students in mathematics courses. Requirements include strong verbal
and written communication and interpersonal skills, and a facility
with online communication. Applicants should have a strong interest
in mathematics education and in working with the Department of
Mathematics and Statistics. The Mathematics Q Fellow should be
self-directed and enthusiastic and should enjoy working with
people. The fellow will need to be confident and comfortable
working closely with both faculty and students.
This is a twelve-month position running from July 2022 through June
2023.Applicants are asked to submit a one-page statement of
interest in the position, a resume, an (unofficial) transcript, and
the names of two Amherst mathematics faculty who can serve as
references.Interestedcandidates are asked to submit a resume and
cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs
. Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to
clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted.
(Current employees and students should apply by clicking on the
Career icon from their Workday home screen) .
applications will begin on Monday, April 4, 2022, and will continue
until the position is filled.
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