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Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Manhattan College in New York City, New York
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Date Posted 03/14/2019
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Section I:  Scope 

The Department of Mathematics at Manhattan College seeks a committed teacher-scholar with a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences for a full time position at the Visiting Assistant Professor rank, beginning with the Fall 2019 semester.  The contract term is for one year, beginning August 2019, but is renewable. The Mathematics Department offers courses to all Schools in the College, and the course schedule is likely to include service courses.  The class sizes are small, generally below thirty students, and the teaching load is twenty-one credits per year.  

Current department members have expertise in algebra, data analytics, data mining, differential equations, dynamical systems, game theory, graph theory, hyperbolic geometry, linear and non-linear optimization, logic, machine learning, mathematics education, operations research, probabilistic and statistical methods, and topology.

Section II:  Responsibilities 

Reports to:  Chair of Mathematics

Supervises:  None


The qualified applicant will teach courses in the Mathematics Department which will include service courses.  The teaching load will be twenty-one credits per year.  He/she will also participate in department and college service activities and is expected to engage in scholarly activities and/or professional development.

Section III:  Qualifications 

Minimum qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences.  All areas of mathematics will be considered

Candidates will be evaluated on their academic background, communication skills, potential for excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, potential for service to the college, and ability to bring new ideas and directions to the mathematics program. Teaching experience is strongly preferred. 

Apply online.  Applicants should submit, in electronic form, a single PDF file that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a research plan. Please indicate in the cover letter if you will attend the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore, MD in January 2019. 

Also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to math.search@manhattan.edu; at least one of these should address teaching ability. Y

Indicate whether or not you have authorization to work in the United States at this time or will have it by the time the position begins.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  No hard copy applications will be considered.


Manhattan College is an independent Catholic institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer.

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