Department of Mathematics, The University of Texas at Arlington

Position ID: UTArlington-NTT [#11688]
Position Title: Full time Lecturer/Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Arlington, Texas 76019, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2018/09/01
Application Deadline: 2018/08/07 filled (posted 2018/02/07, listed until 2018/08/07)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Texas Arlington (UTA) invites applications for one or more positions beginning the Fall 2018 Semester. The position can be a full time lecturer or a postdoctoral fellow. Teaching excellence is expected for the position. Salary and rank will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The responsibilities of the full-time lecturers will include: teaching undergraduate mathematics service courses and working closely with the Learning Resource Center in the Department of Mathematics. The minimum qualifications for lecturers are an earned MS or MA in mathematics, statistics, or related areas. While outstanding applicants from all mathematical areas will be considered, preference for the position will be given to those with significant experience in or strong commitment to undergraduate mathematics teaching, student engagement and mentoring. Lecturer appointments are renewable annually.

The responsibilities of the postdoctoral fellow include both teaching and research. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to collaborate in research with one or more of the department's tenure-stream faculty as mentors. The postdoctoral fellow appointment is for up to two years. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service.

The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution. With a total global enrollment of 58,664 in AY 2016-17, UTA is rapidly becoming largest institution in The University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2017. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2017 Best for Vets list.

The Department of Mathematics is the winner of the 2013 American Mathematical Society Award for Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department. The Department of Mathematics is a major center for mathematics research and education in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and North Texas. It serves more than 10,000 students annually and features nationally recognized faculty with outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, and service. The department offers a variety of degree programs, including BA, BS, MA, MS, and PhD in pure and applied mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education. It currently offers over 100 sections of lower division mathematics courses per semester. For more details, visit the Department's web page at and the University's webpage

Applicants must submit electronically via the following items: a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should indicate in their cover letter for which position they are applying and should arrange to have at least three recommendation letters uploaded to Inquiries about the position may be directed to Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Persons from groups historically underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics are encouraged to apply.

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

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:
411 S. Nedderman Dr.
Box 19408
Arlington, TX 76019

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