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Tenure-Track Byron K. Trippet Assistant Professor in Mathematics

Date Posted: 09/10/21

Wabash College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Byron K. Trippet Assistant Professor in Mathematics, to start July 1, 2022.  Preference will be given to candidates whose teaching and research interests include any combination of probability, statistics, financial mathematics, actuarial science, or data science.  We seek 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 are three courses per semester, and will likely include courses in probability, statistics, and financial mathematics, as well as the occasional all-college course (Freshman Tutorial and Freshman Colloquium).  Interest in engaging undergraduates in student research projects is desired, and support for doing so is available. 

Wabash is home to the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2020. Approximately 30% 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 is a member of the USC Race and Equity Center’s Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, a top-60 Liberal Arts College according to U.S. News, and a member of Colleges That Change Lives. Many students, staff, and faculty find the close-knit community of the residential college one of the most rewarding aspects of their time here.   

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/.  A Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or closely related field by the time of appointment is expected.  Review of complete applications will begin after Dec 1, 2021. 

Salary and benefits are competitive and include institutional support for professional development. 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, kellerj@wabash.edu, Academic Administrative Coordinator for the Math/CS Department.

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, 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
Wabash College
P.O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
765-361-6292
email: kellerj@wabash.edu

 

For general questions about the position or the department, contact:

Dr. Chad Westphal
Department Chair
Mathematics
765-361-6101
email: westphac@wabash.edu

 

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