Post of Doctoral Fellowship in Mathematics
Ithaca College School of Mathematics
United States

Job Title: 

Department; Mathematics
Academic Year":' 2019-2020

Anticipated start date: 08/16/2019




Job Summary

The Ithaca College Department of Mathematics announces the search for its Post-doctoral Fellowship in Mathematics Promoting Access and Equity in Teaching for 2019-20.

This fellowship supports promising scholars in the mathematical sciences who are also committed to increasing access and equity in mathematics. The Ithaca College Department of Mathematics is a community of teachers, learners, and scholars focused on supporting and mentoring students through innovative teaching, interaction outside of class, collaborating on research, and social events. We are committed to identifying and addressing factors that improve access to high-quality mathematics and are looking for individuals who are eager to contribute to this ongoing effort. This experience will prepare the fellowship recipient for tenure track appointments within liberal arts or comprehensive colleges/universities.

Special consideration will be given to individuals with interest and/or experience in implementing mathematics-teaching practices that promote all students' opportunity to learn. We particularly encourage members of historically underrepresented groups in mathematics to apply.


Position/Job Qualifications

This fellowship spans two academic years (August 16, 2019 to May 31, 2021) and is non-renewable, and non-tenure eligible. The fellowship recipient will receive a $55,000 stipend, $5,000 in travel/professional development support, relocation reimbursement, office space, health benefits, and access to Ithaca College and Cornell University libraries.


The recipient is responsible for teaching two courses each semester in areas that match their interest and/or expertise and reflect the department's curricular needs. The recipient will work closely with departmental faculty, while receiving mentorship in teaching and research in preparation for their future independent academic career.




Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited program by August 2019 in mathematics, applied mathematics, mathematics (or statistics) education, statistics, data science, or a related discipline. Evidence of superior academic achievement and commitment to a career in teaching at the college or university level is required.

The successful candidate will provide evidence of interest in teaching mathematics in ways that ensure access to high-quality teaching and appropriate support for a diverse group of students. We also seek candidates who have relevant experience and/or a record of professional engagement with groups and communities underrepresented in mathematics


Fellows who show an exemplary record of teaching, scholarship, and engagement in academic service throughout their fellowship may be considered as candidates for any tenure-eligible appointments in the department that begin in the Fall of 2021.


EEO Statement

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.


Instructions for submitting your application:

Interested applicants must apply online at and attach: (1) cover letter addressing interest in the fellowship; (2) curriculum vitae, (3) transcript from PhD granting institution; (4) statement of research interests (limited to 500 words); (5) statement on teaching that includes a discussion of experience or interest in promoting access and equity in mathematics. (6) In addition, applicants must also provide the names and email addresses of at least two individuals who will be asked to submit letters of reference. At least one letter should address teaching. Emails containing a link to submit letters of reference will be auto-generated and sent to the references upon final submission of your application.

Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Review of applications will begin December 10, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.

Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position

Department description

College description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.


About us


When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents

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