University of Wyoming, Mathematics

1533 15049Position ID: 1533-ASSTLEC [#15049, 19004689]
Position Title: Assistant Lecturer
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Laramie, Wyoming 82071, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/12/01help popup (posted 2019/10/29, listed until 2020/02/14)
Position Description:    

The University of Wyoming offers more than 200 areas of study, an outstanding faculty, and world-class research facilities set against Southeastern Wyoming’s rugged mountains and high plains. UW draws over 13,500 students from all 50 states and 87 countries. The Mathematics and Statistics Department consists of approximately 30 full-time faculty and 30 graduate students. We teach over 27,000 student credit hours per academic year, making the Mathematics and Statistics Department integral to the success of undergraduate programs across campus. The University of Wyoming is considered a RU/H: Research University (high research activity) by the Carnegie Classifications.

JOB PURPOSE: 

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Wyoming seeks to fill an Academic Professional Lecturer (APL) position at the rank of assistant lecturer beginning August 2020. This is a full-time benefited position. This position is associated with the department’s tutoring center and, in addition to teaching, job duties for this position will include professional development, advising, and service associated with the center. The expected teaching load is two courses per term.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The primary responsibilities of this position are effective teaching, advising, service, and professional development. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in the continuing development of the department’s tutoring center and to provide support and leadership for the department's lower-division program (courses in algebra, precalculus, trigonometry, and calculus). Such leadership includes curriculum enhancement, pedagogical innovation, development of student instructors, and articulation with Wyoming high schools and community colleges. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

(1) Master’s degree in Mathematics or a closely related field, with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in mathematics;
(2) Relevant experience teaching at the college level;
(3) Strong oral and written communication skills.  

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

(1) Experience in teaching and coordinating lower-division classes;
(2) Experience developing a tutoring center to enhance student success in the mathematical sciences;
(3) Experience in pedagogical innovations;
(4) Experience with instructor training and development.  

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching and tutoring center experience, and a list of three people willing to write letters of recommendation concerning teaching ability and experience. Applications will be considered as they are received. Applications received by December 1st, 2019 will receive full consideration. Inquiries may be made by e-mail to gauss@uwyo.edu. Additional information about the Mathematics Department may be found on our website: www.uwyo.edu/mathstats.  


HIRING STATEMENT:

UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.   In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2237 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu.

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Contact: Lori Dockter, 307-766-6546, 307-766-6838 (fax)
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University of Wyoming
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Dept. 3036
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Web Page: www.uwyo.edu/mathstats

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