Recruiting and Faculty Positions Available

Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut.  For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research.

Click here for information about most faculty positions, or scroll down for the occasional search handled uniquely.  Trinity College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and supporting a faculty of women and men who fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the United States.  We seek applications from minorities, women, and other under-represented groups.  Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.  Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.  

Director of the Aetna Quantitative Center


The College invites applications for the position of Director of the Aetna Quantitative Center.  The Center was established in 1987 to ensure that all students achieve quantitative literacy, and to support students who are enrolled in courses across the College that require significant quantitative skills. The Director will have responsibility for administering all aspects of the Aetna Quantitative Center, including administering the Quantitative Literacy Requirement, overseeing the faculty teaching Mathematics 101, and managing the peer tutoring center.  The Director will work closely with the Mathematics Department, as well as with other departments offering quantitative courses, to ensure that students who take Math 101 are prepared to succeed in subsequent courses with a significant quantitative component. In addition to these administrative duties, the Director will normally teach two to three courses per year.  The initial contract is for three years beginning July 1, 2014, with the possibility of multiple renewals. This position reports to the Dean of Faculty’s Office. The successful candidate will have at least a Master’s degree in Mathematics or Statistics, have strong administrative skills, have demonstrated success in teaching lower-level mathematics in an undergraduate setting, and experience with resources and programs that support quantitative literacy.  There is no closing date for applications; however, applications received by December 1, 2013 will receive full attention.  The Search Committee will have a representative at the joint meetings in Baltimore.

A complete application consists of a letter of application, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference.  Please submit all application materials to www.mathjobs.org



Mathematics Department

Harold L. Dorwart Visiting Assistant Professorship in Applied Mathematics: This is a three-year, non-renewable position, to begin August, 2014.  It offers a competitive salary and benefits as well as monetary support for research and teaching development related travel.  The teaching load is five courses per year (“3/2”). A Ph.D. in applied mathematics, statistics or operations research is required, along with evidence of the potential for superior teaching performance. The position is open to candidates with a specialization in any area of applied mathematics or statistics.

There is no closing date for applications; however, the department will begin to read applications in early December and those completed by December 1, 2013, will be assured full consideration. Representatives of the department will be at the Joint Mathematics Meeting in Baltimore, but only those whose complete applications have been reviewed by the department will be contacted for interviews.

A complete application consists of a letter of application, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research summary, and three letters of reference, one of which must address teaching. Please submit all application materials to www.mathjobs.org. If unable to do so, submit them to Search Committee, Department of Mathematics, Trinity College, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, CT 06106. Be sure to include email contact information. Do not submit hardcopy application materials if you submit via mathjobs.

Harold L. Dorwart Visiting Assistant Professorship: This is a three-year, non-renewable position, to begin August, 2014.  It offers a competitive salary and monetary support for research and teaching development related travel.  The teaching load is five courses per year (“3/2”), one of which is a research seminar to be taught with a senior member of the department.  A Ph.D. in mathematics is required, along with evidence of superior teaching performance.   Of particular interest are applicants with a specialization in Graph Theory or Combinatorics, but applicants in any of the following areas will be also be considered:  harmonic analysis, microlocal analysis and spectral theory, operations research, geometric group theory and continued fractions.

There is no closing date for applications; however, the department will begin to read applications in early December and those completed by December 6, 2013, will be assured full consideration.  Representatives of the department will be at the Joint Mathematics Meeting in Baltimore, but only those whose complete applications have been reviewed by the department will be contacted for interviews. 

A complete application consists of a letter of application, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research summary, and three letters of reference, one of which must address teaching.  Please submit all application materials to www.mathjobs.org


Ann Plato Pre/Post-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship


This year's search has ended.  Please check back in fall 2014.
 
Trinity College invites applications for a one-year pre- or post-doctoral fellowship to promote diversity at our nationally recognized liberal arts college in Hartford, Connecticut. Ann Plato fellows will join the faculty in one of our 30 academic departments or interdisciplinary programs, interact regularly with colleagues and students on campus, and work on their own research. Pre-doctoral fellows will teach one course during the year; post-doctoral fellows will teach two courses.
 
Stipend: Between $50,000 (pre-doctoral) to $55,000 (post-doctoral), plus health benefits, office space, computer, conference travel expenses, and assistance in finding housing near campus.
 
For eligibility guidelines and to apply on-line, visit our website. Review of applications begins November 15, and will continue until the position is filled. For questions, contact our administrative assistant via email (nancy.horton@trincoll.edu) or phone (860-297-2128).