Lecturer in Mathematics (72913)

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Florida invites applications for one full-time, time-limited, twelve-month non-tenure accruing faculty position at the level of Lecturer to begin August 16, 2021. The successful candidate will serve as the Coordinator of Instruction for UF Online (UFO) ( https://ufonline.ufl.edu/ ) in the Department of Mathematics. As such they will be expected to teach two mathematics courses for UFO each term (fall, spring, summer) and to work across the department and with departmental leadership to ensure the delivery of excellent courses for UF Online students. The coordinator will also be responsible for the timely redevelopment of all math courses taught by the department for UFO following a timeline established in conjunction with the Center for Online Innovation and Production (COIP), UFO, and the chair of the department.

UF Online currently ranks #3 in the U.S. News & World Report rankings of online bachelor’s programs, with many majors rated #1. The Department of Mathematics has provided courses to UFO since its inception and currently offers 10 courses to the program each semester, ranging from Basic College Algebra through Calculus III and Computational Linear Algebra. As Coordinator for UFO Instruction in the department, the successful candidate will serve as a liaison between students, the department, and UFO, recruit colleagues to teach and develop courses, and engage with university stakeholders to evaluate the quality and efficacy of UFO mathematics offerings.

The Department of Mathematics is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

Candidates should have extensive teaching experience, including a history of successful online teaching. A Ph.D. degree in Mathematics or a closely related field is required.

Applications must be submitted online via mathjobs and at http://apply.interfolio.com/86382 . All applications must include: (1) a cover letter detailing how the applicant’s experience and qualifications mesh with the job responsibilities, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching experience and interest, and (4) three confidential letters of recommendation sent on the applicant’s behalf to their Interfolio submission packet.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by April 30, 2021, at which time the committee will begin reviewing applications. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee until the position is filled.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Questions may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Shu-Jen Huang at huang@ufl.edu .


The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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