Assistant Professor of Mathematics

The Williams College Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track position in applied mathematics, beginning fall 2024, at the rank of assistant professor (a more senior appointment is possible under special circumstances). The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, or a closely related field by the time of appointment. We are seeking candidates who are committed to inclusive undergraduate education and show evidence and/or promise of excellence in teaching students from diverse backgrounds as well as a strong research program in applied mathematics that can engage undergraduate students. The candidate will join a department that actively supports interdisciplinary research and is expanding its existing applied curriculum. We welcome applications from all applied areas.

Our department offers a vibrant undergraduate program with majors in mathematics (including an applied mathematics emphasis) and statistics; for more information, see The multidisciplinary environment is a rich and collegial setting for student education and faculty research. Williams College provides the opportunity to apply for student research assistant support, an annual allocation of funds to support travel and research, a shared computer cluster for parallel computation, a grants office, and several internal research funding opportunities. In addition, Williams College offers faculty participation in the college’s professional development program First3 and in the NCFDD Faculty Success Program, and support through the newly established Rice Center for Teaching.

Please submit your application via MathJobs: In your application materials, we ask you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Your application should include the following components:

1) A cover letter. This should provide a brief summary of your professional experience and future goals, and should address your interest in working at Williams College in particular.

2) A current CV.

3) A research statement.

4) A teaching statement. This should address your teaching philosophy and experience, ways in which you foster an inclusive learning environment, and other reflections or relevant information you would like to share.

5) Three recommendation letters, at least one of which addresses your teaching experience.

We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups with respect to gender, race and ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability status, socioeconomic background, and other axes of diversity. If you have questions about this position, contact the Chair of the Hiring Committee, Julie Blackwood ([email protected]). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but all applications received by November 15, 2023 will be guaranteed full consideration. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at

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