University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

839 19085Position ID: UNR-LECTURERIIIORTAP [#19085]
Position Title: Lecturer I/II or Teaching Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Reno, Nevada 89557-0084, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2022/01/21 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/19, finished 2022/06/24, listed until 2022/01/21)
Position Description:    

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Job Description: The Mathematics and Statistics Department at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) invites applications for an open non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer I/II (MS degree) or Teaching Assistant Professor (PhD degree). The position begins on July 1, 2022.

The position is intended to support the teaching of mathematics content courses for elementary and middle school teachers (for K-8 certification) and core mathematics and statistics (required for all undergraduate students). Duties of this position include teaching a variety of undergraduate mathematics and/or statistics classes in small and large sections, supervising and mentoring teaching assistants, holding office hours, developing syllabi, assignments, writing exams, maintaining an LMS presence (e.g. Canvas) and an online HW system presence, performing Department, College, and University service. Other duties may be assigned by the Chair as necessary.

Lecturer Statement: The University of Nevada, Reno reserves the right to hire at any level of Lecturer (I-IV) or Teaching Assistant/Associate/Professor (terminal degree candidates) that is appropriate for the hire.  If you have questions about title, please inquire during the interview process.

Required Qualifications for Lecturer I, II: MS in Mathematics or Statistics, or another mathematical science, and experience teaching lower division mathematics or statistics courses at the university level.

Required Qualifications for Teaching Assistant Professor: A PhD in mathematics, statistics, or another mathematical science OR a PhD in Mathematics Education plus a masters in a mathematical science. Experience teaching lower division mathematics or statistics courses at the university level.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to those who demonstrate that they can teach or would be willing to learn to teach and seriously embrace our curriculum in “mathematics for elementary and middle school teachers”, given to UNR College of Education students. We expect these courses to evolve as certification rules within Nevada evolve, new math education research emerges at this level, and concerns arise with the Nevada and US Departments of Education. A PhD (in a mathematical science or in mathematics education) is also preferred.

Department Information: The Department has over 40 graduate students and more than 250 majors, and it is home to a dynamic group of over 30 graduate faculty with diverse interests and expertise in Pure and Applied Mathematics, Probability, Statistics, and Data Science. Please visit the departmental home page at for more information about the department and the university website for a list of UNR Schools and Colleges.

Applications Materials: Please attach the following required documents to your application. 1) Resume/CV 2) Cover Letter 3) Statement describing teaching experiences/interests and philosophy 4) Complete teaching evaluations for courses recently taught; a summary of numerical scores preferred 5) Applicants must also arrange for at least two (2) reference letters addressing teaching ability. The letters of reference must be emailed to Birant Ramazan, Search Chair,, by 11:59pm PST, Friday, January 21, 2022. 6) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

Posting Close Date: Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2022.

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University of Nevada, Reno
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Reno, NV 89557-0001
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