Centre College invites applications for a 2-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, to begin August 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or a related field by the time of appointment or have a scheduled dissertation defense date and be qualified to teach all levels of mathematics. Candidates should be committed to excellent teaching, scholarly engagement, and appreciative of the unique attributes of a liberal-arts college.
Currently celebrating its 200th anniversary, Centre College is a highly selective, nationally-ranked liberal arts and sciences college of 1,450 students with an exceptional faculty of teacher-scholars.
Centre’s robust academic programs span the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, and Centre hosts one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs, a world-class performing arts center, and competitive Division III athletics. At Centre, classes are small and academic standards are high, and Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success in top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships, and rewarding careers. The Centre Commitment guarantees that all students can study abroad, have an internship or research opportunity, and graduate in four years.
Centre is in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life, friendly people, beautiful landscapes, and easy access to Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. The mathematics program consists of 9.5 full time faculty who share responsibilities of teaching courses at both introductory and more advanced levels. In the last several years, nearly 7% of each graduating class has received a degree in mathematics. For more information about Centre College Mathematics Program (MAT), please visit https://sites.centre.edu/mat/. For more information about Centre College, visit our website at www.centre.edu.
Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. As noted in the Statement of Community, Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated, governance is shared, ideas are freely and respectfully exchanged, and all members of the community benefit from the richness of diverse backgrounds and experiences. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who further diversify our faculty, who celebrate the rich diversity of our student body, and who utilize inclusive and engaging pedagogical practices.
To apply, please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/70325. A completed application will include: 1) a letter of application that describes your interest in, and qualifications for, this particular position, as well as your goals as a teacher/scholar in the liberal arts model, 2) your curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of your teaching philosophy, experience, and effectiveness, 4) a diversity statement addressing your approach and commitment to inclusive excellence in the classroom and across our campus community, 5) graduate transcripts, and 6) three confidential letters of reference from individuals able to share insight into your professional expertise and future potential.
Review of applications will begin on December 5.
Centre College is a proud member of the Greater Kentucky Higher Education Recruitment Consortium: www.greaterkyherc.org. The Greater Kentucky HERC is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges, universities, hospitals, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and members of private industry committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse, talented workforce. Member representatives include faculty, staff, human resources professionals, institutional leaders, and faculty relations experts. Centre College is an equal opportunity employer.
Centre College, a highly selective liberal arts college of about 1,400 students, has one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs and is ranked among the top fifty National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Classes are small and academic standards are high. Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success, with entrance to top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships for further study abroad, and rewarding jobs. Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view the Statement of Community.The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. For information concerning the college, visit our web site at www.centre.edu.