The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences at Arizona State
University invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible
lecturer in Applied Mathematics starting in AY 2022-23.
About the School:
The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, New College of
Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (https://newcollege.asu.edu/mathematical-natural-sciences-degree-programs)
at Arizona State University, is an interdisciplinary mathematical
and natural sciences unit that encompasses computing, statistics,
mathematics, biology, chemistry, forensics, and physics; it prides
itself in interdisciplinary collaborations among these research
areas. The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences embraces the
ideal of a fully inclusive and welcoming STEM community and seek
candidates who will create a climate that attracts and supports the
success of students of all races, nationalities and genders. We
strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.
Successful candidates are expected to deliver quality instruction
in undergraduate Mathematics both in-person and online; provide
course coordination for large classes with multiple sections; and
to contribute service to the school, college, university and the
ASU is a new model for American higher education, an
unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial
energy and broad access. This New American University is a single,
unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses
positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and
environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is
inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that
traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than
80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's
fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural
diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more
than one hundred nations across the globe.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:
ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not
by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed;
advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming
fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and
overall health of the communities it serves.
New College strives to uphold values of cultural and
intellectual diversity and to provide a welcoming and inclusive
environment where all can thrive, share ideas, and pursue their
Essential Functions of the Position:
- Teach courses in relevant areas.
- The individual filling this position is expected to deliver
excellent in-class and online instruction at the undergraduate
- Contribute to curriculum development of Applied Mathematics
- Provide course coordination for large classes with multiple
sections, and contribute other service to the School and
- The typical teaching load is four courses per semester.
- Lecturers are also expected to work with colleagues within and
outside the school to develop innovative curricula that enhance
student access and success.
- Typical classes may include but are not limited to: MAT 117
College Algebra; MAT 210 Brief Calculus; MAT 211 Math for Business
Analysis; MAT 270/271/272/ Calculus w/Analytic Geometry I, II, III;
MAT 300 Mathematical Structure; MAT 343 Applied Linear
- M.S. (or equivalent or higher degree) in Mathematics, or
related field by the time of appointment.
- Experience working with diverse populations and supporting
- Experience teaching at the college level.
- 2+ years of experience teaching at the college level.
- Record of scholarly activity in Mathematics.
- Additional graduate coursework beyond the M.S. degree, PhD
and/or Postdoctoral experience.
- Teaching experience including course development.
- Experience using a learning management system and
automatic-grading software such as Canvas.
- Experience in collaborative teaching efforts with other
disciplines, supervising supplemental kinds of student learning or
administrative duties related to teaching.
- Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse
student population, including first-generation college
The initial application deadline is November 29, 2021 at
11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. Applications will continue
to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool.
Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order
in which they were received until the position is filled. A
background check and official transcripts are required prior to
Only electronic submissions via Interfolio will be reviewed.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit all
application materials to apply.interfolio.com/97325.
Applications must contain:
- Cover letter that addresses the required and desired
- Curriculum vitae with contact information, including telephone
number and e-mail address
- One page statement of teaching philosophy (describing courses
you could teach and your previous teaching experiences)
- Unofficial graduate transcripts
- An equity statement with specific examples that describes how
your teaching interests and experience demonstrate a commitment to
equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging. If known, include
the impact that your actions have had on the success of one or more
- Information for three professional references (their position,
title, e-mail, phone number)
- A statement with specific examples and indication of impact
that describes how your teaching interests and experience have
intersected with and/or will contribute to matters of justice,
equity, diversity and inclusion
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which
includes a criminal background check, verification of work history,
academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is
contingent upon successfully passing the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
A background check is required for employment. Arizona State
University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis
protected by law.
(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)
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