Christopher Newport University, Department of Mathematics

905 12423Position ID: CNU-CNU [#12423]
Position Title: Lecturer or Instructor in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Newport News, Virginia 23606, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics Education or Statistics
Application Deadline: 2018/11/09 finished (2018/09/04, finished 2019/05/12, listed until 2019/03/04)
Position Description:    

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Lecturer or Instructor in Mathematics

Appointment Type Full Time

Purpose of Position The Department of Mathematics at Christopher Newport University invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or Statistics, effective August, 2019. This position is a full-time, non-tenure-track appointment with a nominal teaching load of 4-4. Faculty members are expected to teach at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, perform rank appropriate service, and maintain disciplinary expertise.

The Ph.D. in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Statistics, or a closely related field is required for appointment at the rank of Lecturer. Individuals who are ABD and will not hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment and/or possess a master’s degree in a related field may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor. Phi Beta Kappa membership is highly desirable.

Departmental Information The Department of Mathematics at Christopher Newport University is composed of seventeen full-time faculty, two part-time faculty, and approximately eighty majors. Our faculty are nationally known teacher-scholars devoted to teaching, mentoring and conducting important research. At Christopher Newport University students enjoy outstanding programs that help them build a solid foundation in theoretical and applied mathematics, while developing their critical-thinking, reasoning and problem-solving skills. Candidates wishing to know more about the department and its academic programs are invited to visit

Faculty Information CNU is committed to outstanding teaching and learning, undergraduate education, and the liberal studies core; the University is seeking to shelter a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. The Fall 2018 freshman class of 1,230 students was selected from over 7,500 admission applications, and presented average high school GPA and SAT scores of 3.8 and 1220, respectively. Capital improvements (approaching $1 billion) on the beautiful, 260-acre campus, located between historic Colonial Williamsburg and the ocean resort of Virginia Beach, integrate the University’s liberal arts vision, nurturing mind, body, and spirit. These include the state-of-the-art Trible Library; three new academic buildings including a newly opened integrated science building; the Freeman Center athletic complex; and the I.M. Pei-designed Ferguson Center for the Arts, which brings to Virginia the finest performing artists in the world.

Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that rewards outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. Christopher Newport University is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. Faculty are productive scholars and researchers, supported by professional development funds. Faculty and administrators regularly consult and collaborate as the University works to sustain a culture of scholarly inquiry, informed debate, and civic action that enriches students, faculty, and the surrounding community. The result is a supportive and cohesive academic setting in which the University cultivates and carries forward its mission. Competitive salary with excellent health and retirement benefits and a well-designed family leave policy further enhance the CNU workplace. For further information on CNU, please visit our website at

Posting Detail Information Posting Number F65P Application Deadline 11/09/2018

Application Instructions A complete application will consist of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript (unofficial is acceptable), evidence of teaching effectiveness, research statement (optional), and three recommendation letters with at least one addressing the applicant’s teaching capabilities (letters should be uploaded with application materials or emailed to

Review of applications will begin on November 9, 2018. Applications received after November 9, 2018, will be accepted but considered only if needed.

Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.

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Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully committed to Access and Opportunity.

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