Assistant Professor of Mathematics (two positions)

Mathematics and Statistics (Two Positions)

Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions in Mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor.  For one of the positions, we have a preference for an applied mathematician. We seek applicants who can teach and encourage students of diverse backgrounds, including first-generation college students, international students, and students with varying mathematical preparation. Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, 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. Responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester and supervising undergraduate theses. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field, have broad intellectual interests and a strong commitment to research, and be passionate about teaching mathematics to undergraduates at all levels.  We are looking for colleagues actively engaged in research who can teach a broad range of courses and help foster the mathematics community at Amherst. Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, research statement, teaching statement, and at least three letters of recommendation, including at least one specifically addressing teaching, to MathJobs.Org.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, but all applications received by December 1, 2015, will be guaranteed consideration.  See for details of the position, and for details about the department.  Questions can be addressed to Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college for men and women, with 1,800 students and more than two hundred faculty members. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College Consortium.