School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University

Position ID: ASU-LECT [#8451, 11470]
Position Title: Lecturer Positions in Mathematical Sciences
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Tempe, Arizona 85287-1804, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2016/03/01 finished (posted 2016/01/08, finished 2016/06/02, listed until 2016/03/29)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer 

Lecturer Positions in Mathematical Sciences (Job #11470)

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications for up to five full-time, benefits-eligible lecturer positions in mathematics and/or statistics beginning August 16, 2016. Subsequent academic year renewals (Aug. 16 – May 15) are possible contingent upon performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the unit.  Applicants are required to have a Master’s degree in mathematics or statistics, or a closely related field. Candidates must also have demonstrated potential for excellence in classroom and on-line instruction. Preferred qualifications include a documented record of excellence in classroom and on-line instruction. Experience in teaching beginning courses in college algebra, business mathematics, and engineering mathematics is especially desirable. In addition to instruction, the successful candidates will be expected to participate in appropriate professional service, which may include course coordination in multi-section classes. Course assignments will consist of mostly service mathematics and/or statistics courses for freshman and sophomore students in classroom or on-line formats.

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences currently has 52 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty members and approximately 45 lecturers, senior lecturers and principal lecturers. The School offers bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. programs in applied mathematics, mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics as well as an undergraduate degree program in actuarial science. The School has a sizable service teaching load that serves all majors on campus. Excellent computing resources are available in the School that include individual faculty workstations as well as access to the University's central computing facilities and the High Performance Computing Initiative. The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences has a strongly interdisciplinary research and instruction profile that includes numerous collaborations inside and outside the university, such as in the social sciences, education, physical sciences, engineering, biological sciences, medicine, and environmental sciences.

The Tempe campus of Arizona State University has approximately 59,000 students. It is located in the rapidly growing metropolitan Phoenix area, which provides a wide variety of recreational and cultural opportunities. The surrounding countryside is attractive to outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy hiking, biking, skiing, and other activities in the exquisite Arizona canyon lands and mountainous terrain.

Applications must be submitted through mathjobs and must include the following:

1)       AMS Coversheet

2)       A cover letter that briefly explains the candidate’s  interest in, and fit with, the position

3)       A Curriculum Vitae

4)       A personal statement addressing the candidate’s teaching experience and philosophy 

5)       At least two letters of recommendation that address the teaching and academic credentials must be submitted to mathjobs 

The application deadline is 5:00 pm Arizona time on March 1, 2016; if not filled applications will be reviewed every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Arizona State University
School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
P.O. Box 871804
(Building PSA216)
Tempe, AZ 85287-1804

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