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Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Job Description

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Providence College invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Mathematics, commencing August 2018.

Essential Duties

Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in data science or category theory.

Education and Experience Required

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics or statistics from an accredited institution (or earn one by August 1, 2018) and demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching, the ability to establish a scholarly research program, and a willingness to be active in service to the college and community.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F15P
Open Date 09/07/2017
Close Date 11/15/2017
Open Until Filled No
Full consideration of application if received by: 11/15/2017
Instructions to candidates

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2017. Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter, CV, separate statements on teaching and research, graduate transcripts, and the names and email addresses of at least three reference providers who can submit letters of recommendation on your behalf (at least one must address teaching ability). Any questions should be addressed to Mathematics Search Chair, Mathematics/Computer Science Department, Providence College, Providence, RI 02918.

Copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, however, an official transcript would be required upon employment.

Alternate Application Submission Instructions
College Information/EOE Statement

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. We believe that cultural and intellectual diversity is central to our academic program. As our student body becomes increasingly diverse, we encourage applicants with experience teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

An AA/EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Research
Optional Documents