University of Vermont, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: CEMS-MATHEMATICSLECTURER [#21136, 005916]
Position Title: Lecturer in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Burlington, Vermont 05405, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2022/10/14, finished 2023/10/21)
Position Description:   URMs  

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

Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer (Position #005916) – The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Vermont invites non-tenure-track faculty applicants to teach mathematics at the undergraduate level and can complement existing teaching expertise within the department, the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, and the University. We seek candidates who are able to teach a broad range of students, including majors in the mathematical sciences and students outside of the STEM fields, and who can actively engage with students inside and outside the classroom. Prior experience teaching Mathematics is essential; prior experience or willingness to teach in hybrid or online formats is a plus; and experience mentoring students at the undergraduate level is preferred. The candidate will be expected to teach three or four courses per academic semester. Experience using a variety of pedagogical styles, including active learning and project-based learning, is desirable. In addition to teaching, UVM faculty are expected to contribute to the missions of the department and the university. A modest amount of service and academic advising is expected for this position. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track, 9-month position. Applicants should have an MS/MA or PhD in Mathematics or Mathematics Education or a closely related discipline. Opportunities for teaching additional summer or online courses may be available for further compensation. UVM offers a generous benefits package, including health, dental, retirement contributions, and tuition remission. The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is a comprehensive high-research university with a current enrollment of 12,000 undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. UVM’s 1,800 full and part-time faculty generated $250+ million dollars in research funding in 2021. UVM’s senior leadership is committed to continued research growth, and the university has recently invested heavily in research infrastructure including a new STEM building and a high-performance computing center. The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, often rated as the best small city in America for quality of life, featuring year-round outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains. The City of Burlington is one of the most environmentally progressive cities in the nation, with 100% of residential energy from renewable sources. Burlington was named the #2 “great place to live in America” by Kiplinger’s and Vermont was ranked the “Healthiest State in the USA” in 2019 by the United Health Foundation. The University of Vermont is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged. UVM is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service, and advising. We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. Members of the UVM community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground.

To that end, candidates must provide a diversity impact statement as part of the application detailing how they will further the diversity of the unit through their teaching and service at the University and how they will exhibit good community citizenship. UVM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.

Application materials (four documents) must be submitted online at (1) a cover letter with names of at least three references who will provide strong letters of reference. The letters will be entered as part of the online application and will be managed via the application system; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) a teaching statement that outlines your teaching philosophy; and (4) a statement of how you, as a good campus citizen, will promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging at the University of Vermont. Additionally, a minimal application (no attachments) must be submitted at, position number 005916. Inquiries may be addressed to Joan Rosebush, Search Committee Chairperson, at Review of applications will begin December 16, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

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:
email address
Votey Hall
33 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05405