Southern Methodist University, Mathematics

Position ID: SMU-LEC [#18590, 00700131]
Position Title: Lecturer of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Dallas, Texas 75275, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2021/10/12)
Position Description:    

Applications are invited for two non-tenure-track full-time Lecturer positions in the Department of Mathematics (position numbers 00700131 and 00700139) to begin in the Fall semester of 2022. The successful candidates should provide evidence of a strong commitment to teaching and will be expected to advance the instructional mission of the department through teaching a range of undergraduate math courses and service at both the Department and University level. Applicants are expected to hold a PhD in Mathematics or a related field, although exceptional candidates with an M.S. will be considered. Areas of teaching expertise of particular interest to the Department are pure mathematics and introductory scientific computing. Candidates with an interest in pedagogical innovation are particularly encouraged to apply. In exceptional cases appointment at the Senior Lecturer position is possible. The expected teaching load during the Spring and Fall semesters will be seven courses per year.

To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) at least three letters of recommendation, (4) a teaching statement. In addition, submission of evidence of successful teaching such as teaching materials developed by the applicant, video recordings of lectures, and sample student evaluations is encouraged. Applications and supporting documentation must be submitted online via

Applications received by February 1, 2022 will receive full consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. SMU, a private university with active graduate and undergraduate programs in the sciences and engineering, is situated in a quiet residential section of Dallas. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is America's fourth largest metropolitan area, and residents enjoy access to world-class cultural and entertainment activities. The Department of Mathematics at SMU offers B.S. and B.A. degrees in mathematics, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computational and applied mathematics. There are currently 19 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, 3 Senior Lecturers, 5 Visiting Professors, and 4 Adjunct Professors. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601,

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

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Contact: Daniel Reynolds
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Southern Methodist University
Department of Mathematics
PO Box 750156
Dallas,TX 75275
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