Vanderbilt University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: Vanderbilt-SL3 [#21292]
Position Title: Senior Lecturer - Two Positions
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Nashville, Tennessee 37240-0001, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2022/10/26, listed until 2023/04/26)
Position Description:    

The Vanderbilt Department of Mathematics invites applications for two senior lecturer positions beginning Fall 2023. These positions are three-year, non-tenure-track appointments and carry a teaching load of three undergraduate courses per semester. These positions are renewable conditional on institutional need and instructor performance. We are looking for individuals with a Ph.D., awarded by August 15, 2023, in mathematics or statistics who have an outstanding record of and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates should also present evidence of good mentoring, organizational, and administrative skills.

Our undergraduate courses range in size from 15 to 40 students enabling engaged, active learning and we strive to create an inclusive community that inspires and encourages collaboration. We are actively working to improve our first-year calculus courses in order to smooth the students’ transition from high school.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a teaching portfolio, and three letters of recommendation.

The teaching statement should convey the candidate’s teaching philosophy and practices. In addition, it should outline the candidate’s ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds and to potentially serve as a mentor for students from traditionally under-represented groups.

The teaching portfolio should illustrate previous teaching experience. It could, for instance, include course materials written by the applicant. Please include summaries of recent student evaluations (at most 5 pages) if available. Candidates should be prepared to provide full teaching evaluations upon request.

All letters of recommendation should address the candidate’s qualifications as a teacher. Reference letter writers will be asked to submit their letters online through Mathjobs.

Evaluation of the applications will begin on December 1, 2022, and continue until the positions are filled. For information about the Department of Mathematics at Vanderbilt University, please consult the web at

Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Vanderbilt University
Department of Mathematics
1326 Stevenson Center
Nashville, TN 37240