Utah State University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 553-LECTURER [#15050, 2019-2101]
Position Title: Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics Utah State University Eastern, Price Campus
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Logan, Utah 84322, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2020/01/06help popup (posted 2019/10/29, listed until 2020/02/21)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, at Utah State University invites applications for the position of Lecturer at the Price campus of Utah State University Eastern (USUE) with a start date of August 1, 2020. The position is an academic year (nine-month) non-tenure track appointment with the possibility of summer teaching for additional compensation. Outstanding performance can lead to promotion to Senior Lecturer and subsequently to Principal Lecturer. Responsibilities The major responsibilities include teaching courses in lower division and developmental mathematics and statistics, modeling high-quality undergraduate mathematics and statistics pedagogical strategies, and innovative undergraduate teaching. This position has no research responsibilities. Some courses include distance delivery, so experience in broadcast or on-line teaching is desirable. Additional responsibilities include effective participation in the operation and shared governance of the Department and University, academic organizations related to mathematical/statistical education, and professional development opportunities. 

Minimum Qualifications 
  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematics/Statistics Education, or a closely related. discipline, or equivalent professional experience.
  • At least 18 credit hours of graduate level mathematics or statistics content.
  • A record of effective Mathematics/Statistics teaching at university level.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching K-12 mathematics.
  • Scholarship in Mathematics/Statistics education. 
  • Experience in broadcast or on-line teaching. 
  • Doctoral degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematics/Statistics Education or related fields. 
 Applicants must apply electronically using USU’s online system
https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/2101/lecturer/job


Required Documents (additional instructions appear below) 
  1. Cover letter.
  2. Curriculum vitae (CV) to be uploaded to the candidate profile under “Resume” .
  3. Transcripts (showing graduate coursework in mathematics or statistics content).
  4. A statement of teaching philosophy which briefly summarizes evidence of teaching excellence. 
  5. Three recommendation letters.
  6. Names and contact information (including email addresses) for the three references must be provided in the candidate profile.
Review of applications begins 6 January 2020, with the position open until filled. 

For more information, please contact: 

Kevin Bower, Associate Professor

Search Committee Chair

Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Email: Kevin.Bower@usu.edu


Document Submission Information
Please upload the cover letter and teaching statement into the candidate profile under “Other documents.” 

Each file should follow the naming convention: USUE_Math_[applicant last name]_[3 letters of applicant first name]_file type (for example, the cover letter for an applicant named John Smith should be named “USUE_Math_Smith_Joh_CoverLetter”). 

Document size may not exceed 10 MB. For letters of recommendation, applicants must request references to submit confidential letters directly to a Box folder hosted by USU. 

Applicants must provide letter writers with the link: 

https://bit.ly/2PkwXss

Letters submitted by a reference with last name RefLastName should be labeled following the naming convention: USUE_Math_[applicant last name]_[3 letters of first name]_[reference last name] (for example, “USUE_Math _Smith_Joh_ RefLastName”). 

College/Department Highlights 

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is committed to delivering advanced quantitative and analytic skills for professionals in education, industry and research through classroom instruction as well as practical and research experiences. The department is one of the largest departments at USU, with over 45 faculty, 60 Master’s and Ph.D. students, and 300 undergraduate majors. Utah State University Eastern-Price Campus USU Eastern, located in Price, Utah, two hours southeast of Salt Lake City. USU-E prepares students through certification, degrees, and transfer programs, and seeks to provide a complete campus experience for both traditional and non-traditional students. There are four residence halls on campus with active social programming and student amenities. The Central Utah region also enjoys outstanding recreational access to the San Rafael Swell, Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, plus fishing, hunting, skiing, hiking, and biking opportunities. 

Utah State University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students) on the Logan main campus, four regional campuses, two USU Eastern campuses, and 28 centers throughout the state. USU offers 162 undergraduate majors, 153 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. The 2018 rankings from Washington Monthly ranked USU as one of the top 30 national Universities and the 5th best public national university in the nation. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found at: https://www.usu.edu/about/at-a-glance/. A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good. USU is an AA/EO employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law. Learn more at https://equity.usu.edu/. USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement (https://www.usu.edu/president/missionstatement/). 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual-career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program. Additional information can be found at: http://www.usu.edu/provost/faculty-life/dual-career-assistance.cfm.

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:
http://www.math.usu.edu
435-613-5638
 
Utah State University, Price Campus
451 E 400 N
Price, Utah 84501
United States

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