Lehigh University, Mathematics

Position ID: Lehigh-LEHIGHTAP24 [#23863]
Position Title: Non-Tenure-Track Teaching Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Any area of Mathematics or Statistics
Application Deadline: 2023/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup filled (posted 2023/11/14, listed until 2024/05/14)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at Lehigh University invites applications for a full-time Teaching Assistant Professor to start in Fall of 2024. The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics or a directly related field by the date of employment.

Excellent teaching is enshrined as foundational to our faculty and department, and we are committed to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The teaching duties will normally consist of three undergraduate mathematics and statistics courses at the introductory or intermediate levels each semester. The candidate will also develop and coordinate the use of instructional technology across the department's courses, coordinate multisection classes, help new instructors and visiting faculty develop their teaching, play a leading role in enhancing the department's undergraduate major programs, participate in departmental, college, and university service, and contribute to the university’s community outreach efforts. While the position is not tenurable, Teaching Assistant Professors who develop excellent records in the areas of teaching and service are expected to become eligible for consideration for promotion to the rank of Teaching Associate Professor, and ultimately to the rank of Teaching Full Professor.

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia. The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Review of Applications - Applications received by December 15, 2023 will be assured of full consideration. Applications should be submitted online at mathjobs.org. A complete application should include:

(a) an AMS cover sheet;

(b) a cover letter that includes a section on how the candidate would contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment in the College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh;

(c) a complete vita, including a list of publications;

(d) a description of the candidate’s teaching experience and philosophy, with particular attention paid to the candidate’s preparation for successful teaching of courses in both mathematics and statistics; and (e) at least three letters of recommendation that address the candidate's qualifications as a teacher.

Inquiries can be addressed to chair of the search committee Professor Ping-Shi Wu: psw205@lehigh.edu.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering (http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/) and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty https://dualcareer.lehigh.edu/dual-career.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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Department of Mathematics
Lehigh University
14 East Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18015