Lecturer in Mathematics (82517)Location:
Gainesville, FLOpen Date:
Sep 19, 2021Description:
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Florida invites applications for 2 (two) lecturer positions to begin on August 16, 2022. The appointments are 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 of Florida is ranked among the top five public institutions by US News & World Report and the department’s lecturers play a crucial role in the university’s efforts to provide a world-class educational experience to its undergraduate students. The department has engaged in innovative course development in recent years and these new hires will have an opportunity to further develop the curriculum in collaboration with existing faculty.
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 Department of Mathematics is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity, and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.Qualifications:
A Ph.D. 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. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.Application Instructions:
Applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/94865 and must include: (a) a cover letter, (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) a teaching statement, (d) at least four confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfolio submission packet, and (e) a summary of previous teaching evaluations. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on January 5, 2022, and continue accepting applications until the positions are 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.
Final candidate will be required to provide 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 education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by 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.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.