Roanoke College — Assistant Professor of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Mathematics, at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting in August, 2017. A Ph.D. in Mathematics or closely-related field is required. The successful candidate must have a strong interest in teaching a wide range of undergraduate courses in a liberal arts setting. Evidence of potential for highly effective classroom teaching is required. Candidates should also demonstrate their future commitment to research (their own scholarly focus as well as potential projects for undergraduates) and publication.

To apply, submit a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and at least three letters of recommendation (at least one must directly address teaching) to the MathJobs.Org online system, with materials addressed to Dr. David Taylor, Chair of the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics at Roanoke College. Alternatively, applicants may submit their materials in paper form by sending the required materials to:

Dr. David Taylor
Chair of the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics
Roanoke College
221 College Lane
Salem, VA, 24153

Please indicate in your cover letter whether or not you will be at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta, where we will be interviewing. Review of applications will begin December 12, 2016. All completed applications received by that date will be given full consideration, and applications may be considered on a rolling basis that are received after that deadline.

Questions about the position may be sent, through email, to the Department Chairperson at

Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Women and members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.