Arizona State University, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Position ID: ASU-LECTURER [#19664, #92037]
Position Title: Lecturer Positions in Mathematical Sciences
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Tempe, Arizona 85281, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics and/or Statistics
Application Deadline: 2022/04/14 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/03/01, listed until 2022/09/01)
Position Description:    

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Lecturer Positions in Mathematical Sciences (Job #92037)

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications for up to four full-time, benefits-eligible lecturer positions in mathematics and/or statistics beginning August 16, 2022. Subsequent academic year renewals (Aug. 16 – May 15) are contingent upon performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the unit. The essential duties will be to teach eight sections of lower division service level mathematics classes per academic year, either in-person, online, or both. In addition to instruction, the successful candidates will be expected to participate in appropriate professional service, which may include course coordination in multi-section classes and curriculum development.

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences is committed to actively recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of systemically underserved groups. All faculty members are responsible for helping to enhance our school’s collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity.

Arizona State University is highly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. We are especially interested in applicants who can work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including but not limited to racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower-income backgrounds, and/or first-generation college graduates.

Required Qualifications: • A Masters or Ph.D. degree in mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, or a closely related field by August 10, 2022 • Demonstrated potential for excellence in-person and/or online instruction • Demonstrated understanding of the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusiveness in the mathematical community

Desired Qualifications • A documented record of excellence in classroom and/or online instruction • Experience in teaching and curriculum development in beginning courses in college algebra, business mathematics, engineering mathematics, statistics, and/or courses designed for secondary teacher preparation in mathematics both in-person and online formats • Demonstrated success working with diverse student and/or faculty populations • Documented experiences and/or expertise indicative of strong support for individuals who have been systemically underserved in the mathematical sciences

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (SoMSS) currently has 57 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty members, 60 instructional faculty and approximately 96 supported Ph.D. students, along with an additional 50 Ph.D. students and 44 Masters students. The School offers bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. programs in applied mathematics, theoretical mathematics, mathematics education and statistics, as well as undergraduate and masters programs in actuarial science. The School recently launched an interdisciplinary B.S. degree program in data science, which includes courses in computational mathematics and statistics. The School has excellent computing resources that include individual faculty workstations, several high-performance servers and a small cluster, as well as access to the University's central computing facilities and the High Performance Computing Initiative. More details can be found at https://math.asu.edu.

Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university named #1 in the United States for innovation for the seventh consecutive year, ahead of MIT and Stanford. We measure our success not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities we serve.

Arizona State University serves more than 60,000 students at its Tempe campus, welcoming students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. ASU is located in the rapidly growing metropolitan Phoenix area, which provides a wide variety of recreational and cultural opportunities. Livability ranked Tempe one of the top college towns in the country, thanks to its youthful population, career options, wages, housing and things to do. The ‘Valley of the Sun’ offers beautiful scenery and miles of hiking, biking and riding trails, as well as camping, rafting and skiing just a short drive away.

To further enhance the superb quality of life Arizona offers, the university has committed to sustaining the conditions necessary for faculty to enter and thrive in their academic careers while meeting personal and family responsibilities.

Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. ASU provides eligible employees with parental and family leave and resources for working parents (https://math.asu.edu/family-resources).

To apply, please submit the following through https://www.mathjobs.org: 1. A cover letter that briefly explains the candidate’s interest in, and fit with the position 2. A curriculum vitae that includes a list of the courses the candidate has taught, when those courses were taught, and what the candidate’s role/responsibility was (e.g. instructor of record, lead recitations, online assistant, tutor, etc.) 3. A personal statement addressing the candidate’s teaching experience and philosophy 4. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence. 5. At least two letters of recommendation that address the teaching and academic credentials must be submitted to MathJobs

The application deadline is 4:00 pm Arizona time Thursday, April 14, 2022, deadline will be given full consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool after the deadline. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is closed.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html. https://www.asu.edu/titleIX.

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Further Info:
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Arizona State University
School of Mathematical & Statistical Sciences
PO Box 871804
(Building PSA216)
Tempe, AZ 85287-1804