Arizona State University, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Position ID: ASU-LECT [#13325, 12705]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Tempe, Arizona 85287-1804, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2019/01/25 finished (2018/12/06, finished 2019/04/22, listed until 2019/04/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


Lecturer Positions in Mathematical Sciences (Job #12705)


The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications for up to two full-time, benefits-eligible lecturer positions in mathematics and/or statistics beginning August 16, 2019. Subsequent academic year renewals (Aug. 16 – May 15) are possible contingent upon performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the unit.  


Applicants are required to have a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in mathematics or statistics, or a closely related field. Candidates must also have demonstrated potential for excellence in classroom and/or on-line instruction. Preferred qualifications include a documented record of excellence in classroom and/or on-line instruction, as well as demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities. Experience in teaching beginning courses in business mathematics, engineering mathematics and classes designed for secondary teacher preparation in mathematics both in classroom and on-line formats are especially desirable. Instructional responsibilities typically include teaching eight sections of lower division service level mathematics classes per academic year, either in-person, online, or both. In addition to instruction, the successful candidates will be expected to participate in appropriate professional service, which may include course coordination in multi-section classes and curriculum development.


The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences currently has 57 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty members and approximately 55 lecturers, senior lecturers and principal lecturers. The School offers bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. programs in applied mathematics, mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics as well as an undergraduate degree program in actuarial science. The School has a sizable service teaching load that serves all majors on campus. Excellent computing resources are available in the School that include individual faculty workstations as well as access to the University's central computing facilities and the High Performance Computing Initiative. The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences has a strongly interdisciplinary research and instruction profile that includes numerous collaborations inside and outside the university, such as in the social sciences, education, physical sciences, engineering, biological sciences, medicine, and environmental sciences.


Arizona State University serves more than 60,000 students at its Tempe campus, welcoming students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. ASU is located in the rapidly growing metropolitan Phoenix area, which provides a wide variety of recreational and cultural opportunities. Livability ranked Tempe the top college town in the country in 2016, thanks to its youthful population, career options, wages, housing and things to do. US News and World Report also ranked Phoenix #19 in 2018 on its list of Best Places to Live. The ‘Valley of the Sun’ offers beautiful scenery and miles of hiking, biking and riding trails, as well as camping, rafting and skiing just a short drive away.


To further enhance the superb quality of life Arizona offers, the university has committed to sustaining the conditions necessary for faculty to enter and thrive in their academic careers while meeting personal and family responsibilities.

Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. SoMSS and ASU are committed to diversity and inclusion. ASU provides eligible employees with parental and family leave and resources for working parents (  SoMSS has an active chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and strives to meet the needs of a diverse student and faculty population.

Applications must be submitted through mathjobs at and must include the following:

1)       A cover letter that briefly explains the candidate’s  interest in, and fit with, the position

2)       A Curriculum Vitae

3)       A personal statement addressing the candidate’s teaching experience and philosophy 

4)       At least two letters of recommendation that address the teaching and academic credentials must be submitted to mathjobs 


The application deadline is 3:00 pm Arizona time on Friday, January 25 only applications that are complete by the deadline will be considered. If the position is not filled, remaining applications will be considered every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.


Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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:
Arizona State University
School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
P.O. Box 871804
(Building PSA216)
Tempe, AZ 85287-1804

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