Lecturer in Mathematics

Geneseo, New York
Mar 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Mathematics at SUNY Geneseo is seeking applicants for a Lecturer to begin August 2017. The initial term appointment is for two years and is renewable. The position is not tenure track.

The Department of Mathematics (20 full-time members) encompasses both pure and applied mathematics, as well as very strong secondary mathematics teacher preparation and actuarial programs. The Department offers the following: B.S. in Applied Mathematics, B.S. in Mathematics, B.A. in Mathematics, B.A. in Mathematics with Adolescence (Secondary Education) Certification, Minor in Mathematics, Minor in Biomathematics, and Concentration in Mathematics for Elementary Education. Mathematics is the 6th largest major on campus with over 300 majors, with over 20% also in the secondary education certification program.

Duties include:
• Teach introductory level courses for majors and non-majors
• Depending upon qualifications, may supervise student teachers
• Provide academic advisement to students
• Committee service to Math Department
• Service to the campus community and discipline

Our priority is teaching excellence, and we seek someone with recent and documented experience as a teacher of undergraduates, an enthusiastic commitment to undergraduate instruction at all levels, and the ability to teach a variety of courses that serve our mathematics majors.

Required Qualifications

• M.A., M.S., or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics by August 2017
• Demonstrated excellence in teaching mathematics at the level of calculus or above
• Enthusiastic commitment to undergraduate instruction

Preferred Qualifications

• Expertise appropriate to teaching linear algebra
• Expertise appropriate to teaching introductory procedural programming.
• Expertise appropriate to teaching introductory statistics
• High school teaching experience appropriate to supervising student teachers in adolescence mathematics

The initial application should consist of a cover letter that briefly addresses teaching qualifications and experience, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applicants should be prepared to upload contact information for 3 references. References will be contacted and invited to submit a letter of recommendation at the time application is completed. Applicants invited to complete an initial interview may be asked to upload additional documents, such as sample syllabi, peer observations, or summary teaching evaluations, etc.

To be guaranteed consideration, application should be completed by April 27, 2017. The search committee anticipates conducting initial interviews via telephone or Skype in early May. On campus or Skype interviews will be completed soon after.

If a second full-time or part-time Lecturer line becomes available after this search is completed, applicants who completed an initial interview will be contacted first to see about interest in such a position. If necessary, additional applicants from the original pool may also be contacted.

SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. http://www.geneseo.edu/

SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.geneseo.edu/affirmativeaction.

All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. See our full Background Investigation Statement at http://www.geneseo.edu/hr/employment.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security Report(ASR) for the College at www.geneseo.edu/police. The ASR contains information on campus security policies and certain campus crime statistics. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the ASR by contacting the SUNY Geneseo University Police Department at 585-245-5651.

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