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Visiting Lecturer in Mathematics Department of Mathematics and Statistics (#528)

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a visiting lecturer in mathematics. The position is for one year with the possibility of renewal, to begin in Fall 2017.

Qualifications include a PhD in mathematics, a commitment to teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts environment, and evidence of classroom effectiveness. The department is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

The Five Colleges cooperate actively in mathematics, and there are several active research seminars. The teaching load will be 5 courses per year. It is also possible to negotiate a reduced teaching load with a corresponding reduction in pay.

Please submit application materials through http://www.mathjobs.org. Send a CV, statements of teaching and research interests, and a statement describing your ideas for teaching students from diverse backgrounds. Arrange for three letters of recommendation to arrive by 5/1/2017 for full consideration. At least one letter should comment specifically on your teaching.

For further information about the department see: http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/math/ or you may contact the department chair, Jessica Sidman (jsidman@mtholyoke.edu).

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty.  Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color.  Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts. 

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members.  Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society.  In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.