Harvard University, Mathematics

Position ID: Harvard-DIRECTOR [#18646]
Position Title: Director of Introductory Mathematics
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/01/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/10/15, listed until 2022/04/15)
Position Description:    

Director of Introductory Mathematics Department of Mathematics Faculty of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for the position of Director of Introductory Mathematics, expected to begin July 1, 2022. The Director of Introductory Mathematics will oversee the hiring, coordination, and supervision of preceptors and lecturers, the training of graduate student instructors, and the supervision of study abroad programs. In addition, the Director will work alongside the senior faculty to develop goals and curricula for this part of Harvard’s Mathematics program. This is a five-year, full-time Director appointment, concurrent with a Senior Preceptor or Senior Lecturer position, with the possibility of reappointment in five-year increments. Normal teaching duties are three courses per year.

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree

Additional Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must be able to teach all levels of introductory math courses and have a record of successful experience with students. We are looking for someone familiar with pedagogical theories and practices in classroom, as well as experience with instructional technology. Preference will be given to candidates who possess a solid understanding of undergraduate education and who are committed to developing an innovative, content-based curriculum designed at the university level.

Special Instructions:

Special Instructions:

Please submit the following documents through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/10747).

Applications must be submitted no later than January 1, 2022 via ARIeS portal

1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Teaching statement, describing teaching approach and philosophy. 4. Teaching materials: teaching-chart listing courses taught in reverse chronological order and representative syllabi. 5. Teaching Portfolio (highly recommended to include a link to a videoed teaching sample, and might also include a sample lesson, assignments, or handouts). 6. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas. The statement should include reflections on how best to foster an inclusive learning environment with a diverse group of students and preceptors. 7. Names and contact information of three to five referees. (Three letters of recommendation are required and the application is complete only when all three letters have been received.)

Contact Information: Pamela Brentana, Search Administrator 325 Science Center 1 Oxford St Cambridge, MA 02138 Contact Email: mainoffice@math.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Harvard University
Mathematics Department
325 Science Center
1 Oxford St
Cambridge, MA 02138
Web Page: http://www.math.harvard.edu

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