Lecturer - Department of Mathematics

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Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.

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Lecturer - Department of Mathematics

Job no: 493395
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Faculty - College of Science and Mathematics


College of Science & Mathematics/School of Health Professions

Department of Mathematics


The Department of Mathematics at Rowan University invites applications for multiple Lecturer positions in Mathematics (pure or applied), Statistics, and/or Math Education, to join the five recently hired Lecturers. The positions are full-time, renewable, and with benefits. Primary responsibilities include teaching mathematics, statistics, or math content courses for preservice PK-6 teachers (depending on background) at the 100, 200, and possibly 300 levels.

Lecturers are 10-month positions, and successful candidates will teach a total of 24 credits over two semesters, with the option to teach overload and the possibility of teaching summer classes for additional compensation. While these are non-tenure track positions, they are renewable, with expectations for continuing renewal of two, three, four, and then five years per contract. In addition, the position has a promotion path to Senior Lecturer and Master Lecturer, and includes benefits.

Candidates must hold at least a Masters degree (Ph.D. is preferred) in Mathematics, Statistics, Math Education, or a related discipline. Evidence of excellence in teaching is required. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate dedication to service that will advance the Department’s mission.

The Department of Mathematics currently has 300 undergraduates and 20 graduate students, and offers B.A., B.S. and M.A. degrees as well as minors in Statistics & Operations Research and Applied Mathematics. There are 23 full-time, tenure-track faculty, doing research in pure and applied mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, and interdisciplinary work with colleagues from other departments and colleges.

Starting Date: September 1, 2019

Contact & Procedure:

The deadline for receipt of complete applications is February 1, 2019. The application must be submitted through our online application system (PDF format) and must contain all of the following items: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching portfolio (with evidence of teaching excellence), and 4) graduate transcripts (copies acceptable). Candidates must specify in the cover letter, for which of the three areas they are applying: (a) mathematics or (b) statistics or (c) math education. Three letters of recommendation should be submitted on the candidate’s behalf by the deadline. References will be contacted via e-mail with instructions on how to submit the recommendation letters. Candidates are encouraged to stay in touch with the references to make sure their letters are received by the due date. Inquiries should be sent to [email protected]

Please complete the online application at: http://jobs.rowan.edu/cw/en-us/job/493395/lecturer-department-of-mathematics Inquiries should be sent to [email protected].

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

Advertised: Dec 12 2018 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 1 2019 11:55 PM Eastern Standard Time

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