Penn State Behrend, School of Sciences

Position ID: Behrend-LATPM1 [#21981]
Position Title: Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics (Fall 2023)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Erie, Pennsylvania 16563, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: finished (2023/01/18, finished 2024/01/17)
Position Description:    

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Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics (Fall 2023)

Penn State Behrend invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position in Mathematics to begin Fall 2023.

This position will be at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor (depending on qualifications). The candidate must have a strong commitment to working collaboratively, with a dedicated focus on facilitating student success in the precalculus courses (algebras with and without trig) and mathematics courses for non-STEM majors. Business calculus may also be a consideration commensurate with candidate's background and experience.

A Bachelor's degree in mathematics, and a Master's degree or higher in mathematics, mathematics education, or relevant field with teaching experience in the above areas is required. Candidates will be appointed to the rank of Lecturer until a Ph.D. is in hand. Faculty members are expected to perform scholarly activity; advise and mentor students; and participate in service to the school and college.

Appointment to begin with the Fall, 2023, semester with renewal contingent on performance and college enrollments.

Penn State Behrend is an undergraduate and graduate college of the Pennsylvania State University. Situated on a beautiful, wooded 854-acre hillside campus recognized as a U.S. arboretum, we have four academic schools (Business; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Science); student residential living; a range of research programs and outreach centers; and a highly successful business and technology park. With 5,000 students in resident instruction and online in college programs offered through Penn State World Campus, we uniquely blend the atmosphere and focus on teaching of a small college with access to the academic, research, and professional developsity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

The School of Science offers B.S. degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics, mathematics education, nursing, physics, environmental science and interdisciplinary science and business. The school supports a growing, all-campus interest in research that addresses issues of women's health, energy and sustainability, and polymer science.

Erie, Pennsylvania is a metropolitan area of more than a quarter million people located on the southern shores of Lake Erie, two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The area's economy reflects a mix of educational, medical, industrial, tourism, and service activity; the region is home to five colleges and universities in the region, including Penn State Behrend. Northwestern Pennsylvania offers abundant cultural, sports, and recreational opportunities with four seasons of adventure. Summers feature miles of beaches, a range of lake sports, and festivals every weekend, and the winters are made for skiing, skating, and more. It's easy to get around, housing is affordable, and the cost of living is modest. Erie offers relaxed, comfortable living.

With your application, please upload four documents:
  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references
  • copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • teaching statement.

Application materials received before January 30, 2023 will receive primary consideration. The position is open until filled.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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School of Science
4205 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563