Lecturer in Mathematics and StatisticsRank:
Non Tenure TrackPosition Summary:
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina Asheville seeks qualified applicants for a full-time, lecturer position that will begin in the fall semester of 2023. Initial appointment is two years. The person selected for this position must have earned a Masters or higher degree in mathematics, statistics or related discipline prior to July 1, 2023 and will be expected to teach 12 contact hours per semester (typically three courses), and engage in service to the department. The successful candidate will be expected to teach any of our entry-level mathematics and statistics courses. Successful candidates will be student-centered educators and demonstrate enthusiasm for teaching to majors and non-majors alike. Individuals with a passion for undergraduate teaching are strongly encouraged to apply.Qualifications:
UNC Asheville is a leading public liberal arts institution with a deep commitment to teaching. It is the designated liberal arts university of the UNC system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. The faculty at UNC Asheville have the opportunity to teach across our required interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Core (LAC) curriculum, in courses that include first-year seminars; diversity intensive courses; courses that engage scientific perspectives, the intersection of arts and ideas, and a central component of the curriculum—our Humanities Program.
UNCA is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic and educational community, welcoming and supportive of faculty and staff from all racial, ethnic, economic, religious, gender, and gender-identity backgrounds. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and interests align with this commitment. The successful candidate will be excited to engage a diverse community of learners, including first-generation college students and students from under-represented groups and/or under-resourced high schools, through varied, innovative, and student-focused pedagogies.
Applicants should submit the following electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu:
● Cover Letter addressing your interest in this position and why you are a fit for our institution, your teaching philosophy, and a description of your scholarly interests and the ways in which you engage or contribute to the evolution of your discipline.● Curriculum Vitae● Diversity Statement: 1-2 pages describing: (a) your experience in advancing diversity in teaching, scholarship and/or service; (b) examples of demonstrated leadership potential in the area of equity and inclusion; and © your understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion to the mission of a liberal arts university.● References: Names and contact information for three references from whom we will request letters of reference to be sent separately; these references should address your written, verbal and interpersonal skills and your ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students.
Review of applications will begin February 1st, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Becky Sanft ([email protected]), Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.
A Masters or higher degree in mathematics, statistics or a related field is required. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate that he or she has the ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; bring diverse and multidisciplinary perspectives into the classroom; and function professionally in a highly collaborative and increasingly diverse organization.Months per Year:
MathematicsSpecial Instructions Summary:
Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned.Posting date:
Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate’s writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair.
Review of applications will begin February 1st, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
Inquiries only may be directed to Dr. Becky Sanft ([email protected]), Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal.
10/31/2022Open Until Filled:
YesAnticipated Start Date: