University of Utah, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UofUtah-ASIACAMPUS [#14616]
Position Title: Instructor (Lecturer)/Assistant Professor (Lecturer) Position
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Incheon, South Korea 84112, Korea, The Republic of [map]
Subject Area: all areas of mathematics
Application Deadline: filled (posted 2019/09/27, listed until 2020/03/27)
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 Utah seeks a faculty member to teach at its Asia Campus in Incheon, South Korea. The contract is renewable upon mutual agreement. Preferred candidates for the teaching position should possess an earned doctorate in mathematics or a related field or an MS, and have teaching experience. Candidates who are ABD at the time of their application will be considered.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate should expect to teach three (3) classes each semester. Example courses include:
College Algebra
Introduction to Statistics and Probability
Calculus I
These courses serve as general education and general electives for non-science majors.

Experience teaching in an active learning environment and using current technology in the classroom is expected. All classes are taught in English.

Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience. All full-time employees are provided a health benefit plan. Housing is provided for Utah Asia Campus (UAC) employees with an E-1 Korean Visa. Some personal and professional travel expenses are provided by the UAC. Note: This 12-month non-tenure-track position requires relocation to South Korea.

The initial appointment will be from February 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020 and is renewable upon review. As a condition of employment, a successful candidate must be able to get a valid work visa for South Korea.

This position is located at the University of UAC in Incheon (Songdo area), South Korea ( Along with Ghent University, George Mason University, and Stony Brook University (SUNY), the University of Utah is one of the founding institutions of Incheon Global Campus (IGC). All students spend three years studying at the UAC in South Korea and one year studying in Salt Lake City. All graduating students at the UAC receive a University of Utah degree. Currently, the UAC offers four undergraduate majors in communication, psychology, film and media arts, and urban ecology; and three graduate programs in public health, global J.D. and biomedical informatics.

Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. General questions related to this advertisement can be directed to the Utah Asia Campus Dean of Faculty, Todd Kent (

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions:  Applicants should supply a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vita, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and name and contact information for three references (with e-mail addresses and phone numbers). All applications must be submitted via

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

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:
801 581-8307
Hiring Committee
Department of Mathematics
University of Utah
155 South 1400 East, JWB 233
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0090

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