Tufts University, Mathematics

Position ID: Tufts-FTL [#19499]
Position Title: Full-time Lecturer
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Medford, Massachusetts 02155, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: finished (2022/01/31, finished 2022/11/02, listed until 2022/07/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Full-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)

The Department of Mathematics at Tufts University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer, starting September 1, 2022. The lecturer will have a 3-3 teaching load, where responsibilities in course development, organization, and coordination are arranged as course equivalents. This position requires organizing and administering Calculus I and II as the equivalent of two courses each year, resulting in teaching four classes per year plus the coordination responsibility. This faculty member’s additional responsibilities will include advising and mentoring undergraduate students, as well as and other administrative tasks associated with the undergraduate program. Lecturers are expected to participate in department, school, and university-wide service. There may be opportunities for (optional) teaching and mentoring activities in the summer.

Qualifications The successful candidate must hold a doctoral degree in a relevant field, such as mathematics or applied mathematics, by the time the position begins. University-level teaching and advising experience is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to creative and student-centered teaching as well as a track record of outreach and mentorship with diverse student populations. Ideally, the candidate will have experience participating in and organizing large service level courses such as Calculus. In particular, the job requires technological experience with platforms such as or similar to Canvas and Gradescope, as well electronic homework platforms. Applicants should have a versatile teaching portfolio and demonstrate the ability and willingness to teach courses such as Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations.

Application Instructions All applications must be submitted via mathjobs at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/19499. Applicants should submit the following: a) cover letter; b) statement of teaching and advising experience; c) a list of courses that the applicant would like to teach, with a short description of the proposed pedagogical approach for each; and d) curriculum vitae. The teaching statement should address course development experience and can address research to the extent that it will provide opportunities for advising student research projects. In addition, applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted directly to Mathjobs, with at least two focused on teaching. Our department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and candidates should address, across their materials, how they promote these priorities in their professional career.

Questions about the application process should be directed to Department Chair Kim Ruane at Kim.Ruane@tufts.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. In order to ensure a healthy and safe work environment, Tufts University is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine before their start date. Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability/medical contraindication or sincerely-held religious belief may request an accommodation (e.g., an exemption) to this requirement. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine requirement. Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at johny.laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Tufts University
Medford MA 02155