Lecturer in Mathematics
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics
Position Description: The Department of
Mathematics seeks applications for a Lecturer in Mathematics. The
appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2022. Lecturers work
side by side with other faculty on teaching, developing, and
supporting courses in the department. Depending on departmental
need, these courses may include sections of entry-level calculus
courses through multivariable calculus and linear algebra, a
non-sectioned course taught independently, and possibly a graduate
level course. The teaching load will be two courses each
The position is for one year.
Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in
mathematics is ordinarily required by the time the appointment
begins. The successful applicant should have experience teaching
mathematics at the undergraduate level.
Additional Qualifications: Applicants
must have a strong background in advanced mathematics and a
sophisticated understanding of undergraduate teaching, learning,
and curricular issues generally. Essential qualities include
initiative, good judgment, and the ability to work well on a team.
Please document your success in the classroom and your
Special Instructions: Please submit the
materials listed below through MathJobs (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs).
Priority will be given to applications received before December 1,
Cover letter, including a description of teaching experience and
philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity,
inclusion, and belonging.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Names and contact information of 3-5 references (3 letters must
be submitted to complete your application)
- Teaching statement
- Teaching portfolio (This might include a sample lesson, or
assignment, or handout, and a link to a bit of videotaped
- Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion,
and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future
contributions in these areas.
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation,
pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
Contact Information Pam Brentana,
Harvard University, Mathematics Department, 1 Oxford. St.,
Cambridge, MA 02138