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Westmont College
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Office: (805) 565-6007
Fax: (805) 565-7006

Mission Statement of Westmont College

Westmont College is an undergraduate, residential, Christian, liberal arts community serving God's kingdom by cultivating thoughtful scholars, grateful servants and faithful leaders for global engagement with the academy, church and world.

About Westmont

Westmont College is a nationally ranked liberal arts college in the Protestant evangelical tradition. Faculty are expected to wholeheartedly embrace the mission of the college, relating their faith to their teaching, to their scholarship, to their mentoring, and to their lives. The college has a strong commitment to build a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.

With a limited enrollment of 1200 students, the college is selective in admissions and emphasizes excellence in undergraduate teaching and scholarship. The college sponsors domestic and international programs that allow students to study in environments that are culturally and ethnically different from their own. Applicants with the expertise and experience to participate in these activities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Westmont is an EEO employer, seeking to be diverse in people and programs consistent with its mission. For more detailed information about the college, visit About Westmont.  

How to Apply for Faculty Positions

Applicants should send their application with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names of three references (unless otherwise indicated) to the individual department chair, Westmont College, 955 La Paz Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108.

Full-Time Faculty Application, PDF Part-Time Faculty Application, PDF

Open Positions


The Mathematics Department of Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA, invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in mathematics at the rank of assistant professor, effective fall 2016. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in mathematics or a mathematical science. The area of specialization is open. Selected applicants will be interviewed at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle. Applicants should send the following: a letter of application, a CV, names of three references, and a Full-Time Faculty Application with accompanying Personal Statements to Dr. Ray Rosentrater, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Westmont College, 955 La Paz Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108 (or ). Review of applications will begin in October 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Westmont is a national liberal arts college in the broad evangelical Protestant tradition. We seek faculty who are committed to undergraduate teaching, to a program of scholarly activity, and to the mission of liberal arts education, all growing out of a vital and informed commitment to the Christian faith. The diversity of Westmont's student body is increasing, with 30% of this year's student body self-identifying as students of color; the department is committed to broadening the participation of students of color and women in mathematics. Thus we seek candidates with knowledge of the unique experiences of these students and an ability to teach and mentor students of diverse backgrounds. Westmont is an EO employer, seeking to be diverse in people and programs consistent with its mission.