Lawrence University, a selective undergraduate liberal arts college and conservatory of music located in Appleton, Wisconsin, invites applications for a full-time tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Mathematics to begin September 1, 2021. The department seeks an excellent teacher who is passionate about working with undergraduates in a liberal arts setting while actively engaging in high-quality research. Teaching load is two courses per term for three ten-week terms a year, including participation in Lawrence’s Freshman Studies program on a rotating basis. Mathematicians from all research areas are encouraged to apply. Must have a Ph.D. in mathematics (pure or applied) by September 1, 2021.
Submit via https://lawrence.peopleadmin.com/postings/418 a cover letter explaining interest in Lawrence particularly. Also submit a vita, statements on teaching and research, graduate transcripts, and contact information for 3 references (at least two of whom can address teaching). Letters of recommendation will be requested for select candidates after a preliminary review of applications. In your submitted materials, you should address issues of diversity and inclusion in an academic setting and ways that you could contribute to these efforts at Lawrence. The Committee is also interested to learn about your desire and ability to mentor students in a broad sense—examples might include advising, supervision of undergraduate research or applied projects, development of experiential or community-based learning, support of affinity groups for underrepresented students, or other activities of special interest to you. The position will remain open until filled; all materials received by November 15, 2020 will receive full consideration.
Lawrence is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence by: (1) further diversifying the faculty and/or (2) demonstrating experience with successful diversity-related initiatives, creative activity, or research; and (3) showing interest in developing inclusive pedagogy to address the needs of a diverse student body.
Appleton is a city of roughly 73,000 at the center of a metropolitan area of a quarter-million situated in Northeast Wisconsin. For more about Lawrence and its surrounding community, visit https://lawrence.peopleadmin.com as well as www.lawrence.edu and Colleges That Change Lives. For further information, please contact Scott Corry (firstname.lastname@example.org), Professor of Mathematics and Chair of the Search Committee.