University of Florida, Mathematics

Position ID: 1112-LECTURER [#23459]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Gainesville, Florida 32611, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2024/01/08 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/10/11, finished 2024/02/27, listed until 2024/04/11)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Florida invites applications for a Lecturer (working title Instructional Assistant Professor) position to begin on August 16, 2024. The appointment is full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-accruing, and renewable annually. Candidates must have a substantial interest in lower-level curriculum development. Experience with both live and online teaching formats is a plus.

Lecturers play a crucial role in our dynamic instructional enterprise by bringing subject expertise and commitment to excellence in teaching to bear in educating our exceptional undergraduates. In recognition of their importance to the university’s mission, lecturers enjoy significant professional development opportunities, including a well-defined promotion structure, a professional development leave program, and access to travel funds for conference presentations. Summer teaching, both in-person and online, is available.

UF is the state’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive land grant university with an enrollment of over 50,000 students and was ranked the Number 1 public university in the United States by Wall Street Journal in its “2024 Best Colleges in the U.S.” report. UF is located in Gainesville, a city of approximately 150,000 residents in North-Central Florida, 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, and 67 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, and within a 2-hour drive to large metropolitan areas (Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville). The beautiful climate and extensive nearby parks and recreational areas afford year-round outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, and nature photography. UF’s large college sports programs, museums, and performing arts center support a range of activities and cultural events for residents to enjoy. Alachua County schools are highly rated and offer a variety of programs including magnet schools and an international baccalaureate program.

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the compensation includes a full benefits package.

Employment Benefits include:

Health Insurance: UF participates in state- and university-sponsored benefits programs for individuals, families, and domestic partners, and offers voluntary insurance that includes vision, dental, long-term disability and more.

Retirement Options: Attractive options include Florida Retirement System Pension Plan, State University System Optional Retirement Program, Florida Retirement System Investment Plan, and Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan.

Leave: UF staff enjoy a generous paid leave plan as well as access to a sick-leave pool, maternity/paternity leave, and leave payouts.

Minimum requirements: MS in mathematics or a closely related field with substantial coursework in mathematics (at least 18 credit hours of graduate mathematics courses) is required prior to the start of the appointment. Candidates should have a record of success in curriculum development and innovative teaching.

Preferred requirements: A Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related field. Experience with both live and online teaching formats is a plus.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at this site and at https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/listing/ (search for position number 528916).

Applications must include: (a) a cover letter, (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) a teaching statement, (d) a summary of previous teaching evaluations., and (e) at least the names and email addresses of four references must be provided. An email will be sent to your references, requesting them to upload their confidential letter to the submission packet.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on January 8, 2024, and continue accepting applications until the position is filled.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education. The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The Department of Mathematics is committed to promoting an environment that welcomes all abilities, classes, ethnicities/races, gender identities and expressions. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service.


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:
www.math.ufl.edu
email address
 
University of Florida
Department of Mathematics
358 Little Hall, PO Box 118105
Gainesville, FL 32641