Colby College, Dept of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 417-LIMATH [#16360]
Position Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Waterville, Maine 04901, United States [map]
Subject Area: Calculus
Application Deadline: 2020/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/29, listed until 2020/12/31)
Position Description:    

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Continuing Position in Mathematics Colby College

Colby is seeking to hire a Lecturer in Mathematics with special focus on Calculus, beginning in Fall 2021. Applicants with significant experience can be considered for a Senior Lecturer appointment. This is a non-tenure track continuing position emphasizing teaching and service, with special focus on the Calculus program. The teaching load is 5 courses per year, all Calculus or other introductory math courses. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics and must have at least three years of full-time mathematics teaching experience distinct from the Ph.D. program. Applications must include evidence of a thorough understanding of the job description as described on the department webpage; exceptional teaching and mentoring of undergraduates with diverse backgrounds, especially those from demographic groups under-represented in higher-education; exceptional organizational and collaboration skills; and an enthusiasm for service work.

To apply, please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a service statement, and a few representative samples of course materials (such as homework assignments or projects) that you created. Please arrange for at least four letters of recommendation to be submitted directly by the recommenders. At least two of them should focus on your teaching and mentoring experience and two of them should focus on organizational skills and service work. The cover letter should address your commitment to the liberal arts and to promoting diversity in the discipline of mathematics. The teaching statement should briefly address both your overall philosophy concerning teaching introductory calculus and a detailed description of how you teach your classes and would adapt your teaching to Colby. The service statement should describe your service, outreach, and organizational experience, focusing on your leadership roles and coordination with others. All materials should be submitted online at Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

Located in central Maine, Colby is a highly selective college of approximately 2000 students. The college, situated one hour north of Portland, and three hours north of Boston, enjoys easy access to the spectacular outdoors, as well as to various recreational and cultural activities. For more information about the department and position, including a job description, visit

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website:

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Dept of Mathematics and Statistics
Colby College
Mayflower Hill 5830
Waterville, ME 04901

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