Tufts University, Mathematics

Position ID: Tufts-FTL [#23405]
Position Title: Full-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Medford, Massachusetts 02155, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2024/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2023/10/06, finished 2024/06/06, listed until 2024/04/06)
Position Description:    

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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, 2024. The lecturer will have a 3-3 teaching load, with responsibilities in course development, organization, and coordination arranged as course equivalents. This position requires organizing, coordinating, and teaching Linear Algebra and other introductory courses as well as training and supervising teaching assistants, working with other faculty members in the identification and/or development of course materials.

This faculty member’s additional responsibilities will include advising and mentoring undergraduate students, as well as 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.



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 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. In particular, the candidate will have expertise in the teaching of Linear Algebra to a broad range of students who need this as a foundational topic for a variety of majors. The job requires technological experience with course and homework delivery platforms such as Canvas and Gradescope.  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/23405). 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. Your application will receive consideration if it is received by February 1, 2024.


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 has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. 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 the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at oeo@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at https://oeo.tufts.edu/





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