Mathematics and Statistics

Faculty Job Openings

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics (now closed)

Applications are invited for a number of one-year visiting positions in mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor, with possible renewal for one or two more years, beginning fall 2015.

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 a range of undergraduate mathematics courses (two per semester) and helping with the senior comprehensive exam. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics and have broad intellectual interests and a strong commitment to excellence in research and in undergraduate teaching.

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 February 20, 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 200 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.