Lecturer in Mathematics
- University of Florida
- Florida, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Dec 15, 2021
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
- Employment Type
- Full Time
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Florida invites applications for a Lecturer (working title Instructional Assistant Professor) position to begin on August 16, 2023. The appointment is full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-accruing, and renewable annually. Candidates must have a substantial interest in lower-level curriculum development. Experience with both live and online teaching formats is a plus. The University’s stated goal is to reduce class sizes across campus and these new positions will allow the Department of Mathematics to support this effort by moving large-lecture courses to smaller, more interactive environments.
Lecturers play a crucial role in our dynamic instructional enterprise by bringing subject expertise and commitment to excellence in teaching to bear in educating our exceptional undergraduates. In recognition of their importance to the university’s mission, lecturers enjoy significant professional development opportunities, including a well-defined promotion structure, a professional development leave program, and access to travel funds for conference presentations. Summer teaching, both in-person and online, is available.
The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the compensation includes a full benefits package.
MS in mathematics or a closely related field with substantial coursework in mathematics (at least 18 credit hours of graduate mathematics courses) is required prior to the start of the appointment. Candidates should have a record of success in curriculum development and innovative teaching.
A Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related field.
Experience with both live and online teaching formats is a plus.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applications must be submitted online. Click on Apply Now at the top of this posting. Applications must include: (a) a cover letter, (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) a teaching statement, (d) a summary of previous teaching evaluations., and (e) at least the names and email addresses of four references must be provided. An email will be sent to your references, requesting them to upload their confidential letter to the submission packet.
The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on January 5, 2023 , and continue accepting applications 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.
The selected candidate will be required to provide an 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 educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the 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. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
The Department of Mathematics particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. Please see https://diversity.clas.ufl.edu/diversity-statement/ for more information about diversity and inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.
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