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Topic: Position Announcement: Pitzer College of Claremont Colleges in CA
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Jerry P. Becker

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Position Announcement: Pitzer College of Claremont Colleges in CA
Posted: Aug 26, 2014 6:57 PM
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Sent at the request of Jennifer Markovski.
History/Philosophy of Mathematics/Ethnomathematics,
Assistant/Associate Professor

Pitzer College, a member of the Claremont Colleges in California,
seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics whose
scholarship includes work in the history of mathematics, the
philosophy of mathematics, or ethnomathematics. The Ph. D. is
required, and if it is not in mathematics, the candidate should have
at least a Bachelor's degree in mathematics and either a Master's
degree in mathematics or similar additional graduate coursework.

The successful candidate would teach courses in her or his specialty,
courses in mathematics designed for liberal arts students, the
Calculus sequence, and other mathematics courses as appropriate.

The Claremont Colleges (Pomona, Harvey Mudd, Scripps, Claremont
McKenna, and Pitzer) have a cooperative mathematics program, with
more than 50 Ph. D. mathematicians. Our collective organization, the
Claremont Center for the Mathematical Sciences, sponsors many
activities, including a weekly Mathematics Colloquium. The successful
candidate could also participate in the intercollegiate program in
Science, Technology, and Society at the Claremont Colleges.

Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in
all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented
groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College's
distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary
perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social
responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action.
Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
For the successful applicant with the relevant interests,
affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of
Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies,
and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research,
and Engagement.

To apply, please visit FacultyJobs@Pitzer or enter the following
address in your browser:
to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, selected
evidence of excellence in teaching and research, statement of
teaching philosophy, description of research, and a list of three
persons the candidate will ask to provide letters of recommendation
to Pitzer by the deadline. Additionally, candidates should include a
separate statement that addresses how their cultural, experiential,
and/or academic background contributes to the understanding of
diversity at the College. The deadline for applying is November 7,
2014 or until the position is filled. Applications received before
November 7, 2014 will be given preference. Preliminary interviews
will be held at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 10-13, 2015,
in San Antonio, Texas, or by phone for those who cannot attend the
meeting. Campus interviews will follow in late February and early
March, 2015. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we
cannot respond to inquiries regarding the status of submitted

Pitzer College - a private, undergraduate, coeducational college of
the liberal arts and sciences - is consistently ranked among the best
such colleges in the country. Located in Claremont, California, a
city about 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Pitzer is a member of The
Claremont Colleges consortium and benefits from the shared resources
of seven institutions.


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