University of Central Florida, Mathematics

Position ID: UCF-INST [#23904]
Position Title: Instructor or Lecturer, Math (iSTEM)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Orlando, Florida 32816, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Mathematics, iSTEM
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/11/17, listed until 2024/04/03)
Position Description:    

The Center for Initiatives in STEM (iSTEM) and Department of Mathematics at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invite applications for a nine-month, non-tenure earning instructor or lecturer position anticipated to begin August 2024.

The ideal candidate will take a role in developing curriculum and pedagogy with the intent of improving student learning in undergraduate courses in mathematics. Additionally, we are especially interested in an individual who can contribute through their teaching and service to the diversity and excellence of our academic community and foster an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures and personal experiences are welcomed and thrive. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in assessment and conduct two-thirds of their teaching duties in mathematics within the EXCEL/COMPASS program, which includes teaching the EXCEL STEM seminar sequence. The remaining third of their teaching responsibilities will be administered within the Mathematics Department.

The selected candidate will work directly with iSTEM within the EXCEL/COMPASS program. The mission of EXCEL/COMPASS is to increase success in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) during a student’s transition to college by connecting UCF students, faculty, and STEM disciplines while creating a learning community to support discovery and engagement. EXCEL/COMPASS is structured to help students hone their math skills to easily master material in their STEM discipline. For more information about EXCEL/COMPASS visit https://excel.ucf.edu/.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master’s degree (for an instructor) or Ph.D. (for a lecturer) in Mathematics or a closely related field from an accredited institution by time of hire. In addition, the successful applicant must have undergraduate teaching experience in lower division courses at the college level.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with two or more of the following:

Equivalent of three years full-time college teaching experience.

Experience in STEM Education and implementation of student success initiatives.

Experience using online technology in mathematics courses.

Experience coordinating courses with multiple sections.

Experience teaching and managing large lecture courses.

Experience in seeking external funding for educational research.

Experience with teaching upper division courses.

Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources employment opportunities website, https://www.ucf.edu/jobs. In addition to the online application, candidates should upload the following: 1) a letter of application (cover letter), 2) a current curriculum vita (CV), 3) a teaching statement, and 4) a list of three academic or professional references (including address, phone number and email address).

Questions regarding this search may be directed to Dr. Heather Edwards, Search Committee Chair, at Heather.Edwards@ucf.edu.

Questions regarding the EXCEL/COMPASS program should be directed to Dr. Melissa Dagley, iSTEM Executive Director, at melissa.dagley@ucf.edu.


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Contact: Melissa Dagley, 407-823-6230
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Department of Mathematics
4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816-1364