The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Davidson College invites applications for two 2-year positions at the Visiting Assistant Professor level with a start date of July 1, 2020. Completion or imminent completion of the Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field is required, and undergraduate teaching experience is preferred. We are particularly interested in candidates who have the capacity to teach courses in computer science in addition to mathematics. Faculty members whose primary interest is in computer science are also encouraged to apply. Candidates must be committed to outstanding teaching and continuing scholarly activity. The teaching load is 5 semester courses per year.
Consistently ranked among the nation's top liberal arts colleges, Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte. Davidson faculty enjoy a low student-faculty ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, and a collegial, respectful atmosphere that honors academic achievement and integrity.
Applications must be submitted online at http://employment.davidson.edu, and must include a cover letter addressing professional interests and aspirations pertaining to teaching and research, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, a 1-2 page diversity statement that outlines how one’s teaching, research, and/or service might contribute to Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion, (unofficial) graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references: submission instructions will be sent to email addresses provided by the applicant. At least one reference letter must specifically and substantially address the applicant's teaching.
Applications completed by March 17, 2020 will receive full consideration.
At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origin.
Davidson College seeks out intellectually curious students who are committed to developing their talents for lives of leadership and service.Small classes enable our renowned faculty to work closely with students, engaging them directly in original research and creative work across the arts, sciences, social sciences, and humanities. In the classroom and beyond, Davidson cultivates students' compassion, creativity, resilience, and moral courage.