Indiana University Bloomington, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: IUBloom-BSC [#17236, 22101-13]
Position Title: Basic Skills Coordinator
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Bloomington, Indiana 47405-7106, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/03/05 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/01/28, listed until 2021/03/19)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at Indiana University Bloomington seeks applications for a non-tenure-track Lecturer who will serve as Mathematics Basic Skills Coordinator. The position begins August 1, 2021. Applicants must have mathematics training equivalent to that required for the Masters’ degree, with Ph.D. preferred. A minimum of three years’ experience in mathematics instruction in a college, university, or comparable setting such as Advanced Placement or ACP is required. Preferred experience includes the following: acquaintance with US high-school mathematics standards; leading and mentoring mathematics instructors; familiarity with best practices in mathematics pedagogy; curriculum design; mathematics placement; familiarity with best practices related to diversity and inclusivity in mathematics instruction.

The nominal teaching load for a Lecturer in mathematics is six courses per academic year. Faculty receive course reductions for course coordination and administrative service. In addition to instruction, responsibilities are expected to include one or more of the following: administrative duties, including supervision and coordination of algebra, precalculus, or trigonometry courses; maintenance and calibration of placement exams and criteria; placement recommendations and advising for high-need non-mathematics majors; training of Associate Instructors by the teaching of pedagogy courses; serving as liaison to other campus units and programs, including Academic Support Centers, Student Academic Centers, and Peer-Assisted Study Services. This is a 12-month position. Summer responsibilities include coordination support, program evaluation, curriculum development, and support for dual-credit workshops. The initial appointment will be for three years.

Applicants should complete the required demographic information on the posting at and then submit an AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and diversity statement using the online service provided by the AMS at If you have questions, please contact Clay Collier at . Applicants should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation evaluating teaching and administrative experience. Please ask reference writers to submit their letters electronically through If they are unable to do so, they may also send their letters electronically to Clay Collier at the address above. Review of applications will begin March 5, 2021. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

Indiana University is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. We encourage applications from candidates who will contribute to furthering these goals.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

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Further Info:
(812) 855-2200
Indiana University
Department of Mathematics
831 E 3rd Street
Bloomington, IN 47405-7106

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