MSCS One-Year Visiting Professor Position

Mathematics and Statistics

Macalester College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Mathematics or Statistics to begin fall 2014. Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field by the time of appointment and will teach courses across the undergraduate mathematics curriculum. We will consider candidates with any area of expertise but are particularly interested in candidates who are interested in teaching introductory statistical modeling.

Our department offers majors in mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics, and computer science. The multidisciplinary environment provides a rich and collegial setting for student education and faculty research. Our faculty value pedagogical and curricular innovation, undergraduate research mentoring, and mathematical and computational outreach. Faculty teach five courses per year, two in one semester and three in the other.

Applications should be submitted via We require 1) a cover letter describing your interest in Macalester and the ways in which you would contribute to our program, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) three letters of recommendation, and 4) a teaching statement. Review of applications will begin January 10 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be addressed to MSCS Department Chair Tom Halverson (

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota.  Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations.  The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.  We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community.  As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applicants from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.