Tenure-Track Byron K. Trippet Assistant Professor of MathematicsDate Posted: 09/01/22
Wabash College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Byron K. Trippet Assistant Professor in Mathematics, to begin July 1, 2023. Appointment at a higher rank may be possible for exceptionally qualified candidates. A Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or closely related field by the time of appointment is expected. Teaching load is 3-3. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits and generous professional travel support, the Byron K. Trippet appointment provides research support during the pre-tenure period.
Preference will be given to candidates whose teaching and research interests include any combination of probability, statistics, financial mathematics, actuarial science, or data science. This position will support existing academic programs in financial mathematics and financial economics. We are looking for applicants with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, an appreciation for the broad intellectual community of an excellent liberal arts college, and the ability to work with a diverse student body. Teaching duties will include courses in probability, statistics, and financial mathematics, as well as the occasional all-college course (Freshman Tutorial and Freshman Colloquium). Interest in teaching courses in data science or computational mathematics is also welcome. The position also includes opportunities and support for directing undergraduate student research projects.
In the midst of a strategic transformation to advance the success of first-generation students, students of color, and students from low-income families, Wabash College is committed to attracting and effectively supporting an academically and culturally diverse faculty. More than 25% of our students are federal Pell Grant recipients, one-third of our students are first generation college students, and about 20% of our students identify as domestic students of color. Wabash has been home to the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies for more than fifty years, is a member of the USC Race and Equity Center’s Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, is a top-60 Liberal Arts College according to U.S. News, and is a member of Colleges That Change Lives.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, a statement describing your teaching philosophy, a research statement, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and email addresses for three persons who will submit confidential letters of recommendation (where at least one addresses your teaching) electronically at www.wabash.edu/employment/.
While review of completed applications will begin Nov 18, 2022, the search will remain open until the position is filled.
Information about Mathematics and Computer Science at Wabash College can be found at www.wabash.edu/academics/math and www.wabash.edu/academics/computer_science. Questions should be directed to Jill Keller, email@example.com, Academic Administrative Coordinator for the Math/CS Department.
Wabash seeks faculty and staff who are committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership among diverse populations around the globe. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds.
Contact:Ms. Jill Keller
Academic Administrative Coordinator
Mathematics and Computer Science
P.O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
For general questions about the position or the department, contact:Dr. Chad Westphal
Mathematics and Computer Science
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