Lecturer, Department of Mathematics

Job description

Job no: 495065
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) and Statistics, to join the nine recently hired Lecturers. The positions are full-time, renewable, and with benefits. Primary responsibilities include teaching mathematics or statistics (depending on background) at the 100, 200, and possibly 300 level. 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.

Candidates must hold at least a Master’s degree (Ph.D. is preferred) in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related discipline. Evidence of excellence in teaching is required. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate dedication to student-centered service that is focused on helping students gain critical professional skills outside of the classroom, or service centered on significant duties in coordinating or enhancing introductory level courses.

The Department of Mathematics currently has 200 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, 2021

General Information:

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 Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts, the Colleges of 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.

Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see: https://sites.rowan.edu/equity/_docs/policies/eeo-statement.pdf.

Contact & Procedure:

Complete applications should be submitted by April 26, 2021 to ensure consideration, but late applications may be considered until the positions are filled. 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 (unofficial copies acceptable). Candidates must specify in the cover letter for which of the two areas they are applying: (a) mathematics or (b) statistics. 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].

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

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.

Advertised: March 25, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: April 26, 2021 (details above)

Advertised: Mar 25 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Apr 26 2021 11:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time




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Posted: 3/26/2021
Application Due: 4/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time