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Lecturer in Mathematics

Harvard University Department of Mathematics
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Posted Date
Jul 28, 2023

Lecturer in Mathematics

Harvard University

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, 2024. 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 semester.

The position is for one year.

Basic Qualifications:  Doctorate in mathematics is 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 organizational skills.

Special Instructions:  Please submit the materials listed below through      

Priority will be given to applications received before December 1, 2023.

  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 teaching.) Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.

The health of our workforce is a priority for Harvard University. With that in mind, we strongly encourage all employees to be up-to-date on CDC-recommended vaccines.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

Contact Information Pam Brentana, Harvard University, Mathematics Department, 1 Oxford. St., Cambridge, MA 02138

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