University of Chicago, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: Chicago-SL [#12555]
Position Title: Senior Lecturer
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2018/09/17, finished 2019/06/06, listed until 2019/03/17)
Position Description:    

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The University of Chicago Department of Mathematics invites applicants for the position of Senior Lecturer. The primary responsibility is teaching and curriculum development for courses intended to teach mathematical methods to undergraduates majoring in the physical sciences. Additional responsibilities are likely to include involvement in the mathematics placement process for first year students, student advising, and supervision of course assistants.

Ideal applicants are mathematicians or applied mathematicians, at least several years into their careers beyond the PhD. They must have exceptional competence in teaching, and strong organizational and leadership skills. Background knowledge in the physical sciences, and experience teaching applications of mathematical methods in that domain are preferred.

The Senior Lecturer appointment is an untermed appointment with no set end date but is subject to review every three years. The position is expected to begin July 1, 2019 or soon thereafter. Applicants must apply through the University's Academic Jobs website at and upload (a) a cover letter, (b) a curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, (c) a description of teaching experience, and (d) a description of any experience with academic program leadership and/or curriculum development. A minimum of 3 references letters are required. Screening of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email with their request.

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Contact: Appointments Secretary, 773-702-9787 (fax)
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Appointments Secretary
Department of Mathematics
University of Chicago
5734 S. University Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60637
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