Dean of the Faculty


Visiting Assistant Professorship in Mathematics

The Reed College Mathematics Department invites applications for up to two one-year visiting assistant professorships in mathematics, pending administrative approval, to begin Fall 2018. Applicants should have a PhD in mathematics and are welcome from all fields of mathematics. 

We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to teaching students, particularly those from diverse backgrounds. We are also seeking candidates with excellent research programs that can engage undergraduates. The successful candidate is expected to teach the equivalent of five semester-long courses over the academic year and to supervise senior theses, a cornerstone of the Reed academic experience.

Applications must be submitted through the website at and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should address how the applicant's teaching and scholarship are suited to the liberal arts college environment. Reed College is a community that believes cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of its academic program. In your application materials, please provide a description of how you would engage and sustain the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in Reed College's diversity statement (

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, but they should be received by March 2, 2018 to guarantee full consideration. Any questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, David Perkinson,

Deadline: March 2, 2018, to guarantee full consideration