Lesley University

Position ID: 1918-PROF [#11302]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2018/09/01
Application Deadline: finished (2017/11/09, finished 2018/11/11, listed until 2018/05/09)
Position Description:    

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About Lesley University:

Lesley University is committed to active learning, scholarship, critical inquiry, and diverse forms of artistic practice through close mentoring relationships among students, faculty, and practitioners in the field. Lesley prepares graduates with the knowledge, skill, understanding, and ethical judgment to be catalysts who shape a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term-disability insurance. In addition, we offer a tuition remission policy that enables employees and their family to expand their knowledge and skills.

Please note that the Service Employees International Union, Local 509 (SEIU), represents all core faculty at Lesley University.

About the Natural Science and Mathematics Division:

The Natural Science and Mathematics Division is a multi-disciplinary division of eight faculty members within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. We have approximately 90 undergraduate students in 4 majors (Biology, Earth and Environmental Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Studies). Most of our mathematics majors are also pre-service K-12 teachers. We also provide general education courses in mathematics and science for the entire student population.

Job Description:

The Natural Science and Mathematics Division of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences of Lesley University is seeking a full-time, 9-month faculty member to teach courses in Mathematics that support the Mathematics major as well as foundational liberal arts requirements in mathematics.

We seek a candidate who will teach a wide variety of courses (7 courses per academic year), continue with a program of research/scholarship, and contribute to service in the division, college, and university. The candidate's particular area of specialization within Mathematics is open. Lesley serves an increasingly diverse student population, including traditional age college students, adult students, and students from partnering community college institutions, so experience working with diverse students from a wide range of educational and cultural backgrounds is essential. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop new courses (face-to-face, hybrid, or online) based on interest and need.


•An earned Ph.D. in Mathematics or Mathematics Education (with significant mathematics coursework) by June 30, 2018.

•A record of successful mathematics teaching at the undergraduate level.

•Ability to demonstrate engagement in academic scholarship, and have a plan for continued scholarship.

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

•Must be authorized to work in the United States; if you hold a visa, your visa status must allow you to work at Lesley University.

Additional Information:

Compensation commensurate with experience.

Background checks are required for all positions.

Lesley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of the university community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

For consideration, you must submit the following online via our website:

•Cover letter

•Curriculum Vitae/Resume

•Statement of Teaching Experience and Philosophy

•Description of Scholarship Experience and Plan

•Name and contact information of three references

Applications will be reviewed upon the establishment of an appropriate pool of candidates. For best consideration, please apply before December 1, 2017.

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Postal Mail:
29 Everett St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Web Page: www.lesley.edu

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