The College of New Jersey

Position ID: 1055-LECTURER [#21458, 22002585]
Position Title: Lecturer - Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Ewing, New Jersey 08628, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2023/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/11/07)
Position Description:    

Non-tenure-track Faculty Position in Mathematics and Statistics (Lecturer) The College of New Jersey

To enrich education through diversity, TCNJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. TCNJ has a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and is working to promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and racial justice among our faculty, staff, and students. We strongly encourage a host of diverse, intersectional populations and cultures to apply including, but not limited to, identities based on race, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, and veteran status.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a 10-month, non-tenure-track Lecturer position in Mathematics to join our community starting in August 2023. The position is offered for an initial two-year appointment, with potential for renewal for a second two-year appointment and subsequent three-year appointments based on performance.

Position Summary:

We are seeking broadly trained applicants from all areas of the mathematical sciences who are strongly committed to high-quality teaching and deep student engagement in a primarily undergraduate, residential, liberal arts-centered institution. The typical teaching load is 3 to 4 courses per semester and will include a variety of courses at the introductory and mid-levels of the undergraduate curriculum, including Calculus and Statistics. The position will also include course coordination for several multi-section departmental courses: Introduction to Functions, Business Calculus, and Statistics.

Candidates should be committed to inclusive excellence in higher education, demonstrated through, for example, culturally responsive course design and pedagogy, equity-minded student engagement and mentorship, and cultivating intercultural competencies needed for meaningful citizenship.

TCNJ has a strong commitment to inclusive excellence in our community and to supporting a healthy work-life balance for our faculty of teacher-scholars. Candidates should be strongly committed to high quality teaching and to fostering student success for all majors. Lecturers will be expected to join a community committed to exploration and growth in pedagogical practices. TCNJ supports its community of teacher-scholars and practitioners through a range of internal grant programs, professional travel, engaging professional development programs, and other mechanisms. These intentional efforts support the recruitment, retention, and success of our faculty, particularly those from groups traditionally underrepresented in academe.

Qualifications:

Applicants should: Have a Ph.D. or ABD in applied mathematics, mathematics, statistics, or a closely related field. Demonstrate a strong teaching record appropriate for the candidate’s career stage, and/or a teaching/learning philosophy that reflects a diversity of thought and experience—through instruction, research, or experiential learning from a professional/corporate/industrial sector, etc. Demonstrate cultural competency and ability to foster inclusive learning environments and mutual respect for students and colleagues. Demonstrate a deep commitment to fostering student success for students in all majors. Demonstrate interest in course coordination, including strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with other instructors.

Preferred qualifications Experience in course coordination. Fluency in use of current best teaching practices, including active learning.

Employer qualifications Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background check and reference checks. COVID-19 Compliance - The College has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement. To learn more, please read the policy here: COVID-19 Requirements and Protocols. https://hr.tcnj.edu/covid-19-employee-info/

To Apply:

Candidates should submit the items listed below through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/21458. Letter of application, Curriculum vita, Statement of teaching philosophy (no longer than three pages), Statement of commitment to inclusivity and diversity (no longer than three pages), Unofficial transcripts (graduate and undergraduate), and Three current letters of recommendation, with at least two that specifically address teaching.

In order to guarantee full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 31, 2023.

About the Department:

The Mathematics and Statistics Department is a collegial department of teacher-scholars with strong interest in excellence in teaching and mentored undergraduate research. The department is housed in a modern and newly renovated building that offers excellent facilities, including a new high-performance computing cluster. For further information about our program, please visit: https://mathstat.tcnj.edu/.

TCNJ, under the co-leadership of faculty from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, is the proud recipient of an Inclusive Excellence grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), which supports our work to provide access and foster success for all students studying science and math, especially those traditionally underserved by STEM and higher education.

About The College of New Jersey:

Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ enrolls approximately 7,400 students, including 6,790 undergraduates and 610 graduate students, 30% of whom are self-described as members of groups traditionally underrepresented in academe. Strong curricular and co-curricular programming have helped foster a first-year to sophomore retention rate of 92%, a 4-year graduation rate of 75% (7th highest in the U.S. for public institutions), and a 6-year graduation rate of 87% (among the highest in the country). Five signature experiences are the hallmark of a TCNJ education: a personalized, collaborative, and rigorous education; undergraduate research, mentored internships, and field experiences; community engaged learning; global engagement; and leadership development. TCNJ has also received national recognition for the adoption and promotion of the teacher-scholar model for our faculty. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ’s seven academic schools—Arts and Communication; Business; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; Nursing and Health Sciences; and Science. TCNJ has a strong Phi Beta Kappa chapter—an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally.

Among other initiatives, a series of faculty/staff-based affinity groups (e.g., Minority Executive Council, Women’s Professional Network, Parent and Family Network, TCNJ PRIDE) supports a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment at TCNJ.

TCNJ is located within an hour of New York City and Philadelphia. The College’s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. In addition to its growing racial and ethnic diversity, the region offers excellent public schools, prestigious medical centers, restaurants, art and entertainment, as well as numerous cultural and recreational activities.

For more information about the college, please visit: http://www.tcnj.edu/.

Further Info: MathJobs Link: http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/21458 Email: mathstat@tcnj.edu Mailing Address: PO Box 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628


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PO Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628