Rice University, Mathematics

Position ID: Rice-LECATP [#23950]
Position Title: Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Houston, Texas 77005, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/05/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/11/27, listed until 2024/05/27)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at Rice University invites applications for multiple positions at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor (depending on experience) in the Department of Mathematics, commencing in Fall 2024. This is a cluster hire effort that is part of a new Howard Hughes Medical Institute-funded Driving Change Initiative at Rice University.

The positions advertised are full-time, 9-month academic calendar, non-tenure track positions. Assistant Teaching Professors can be promoted to Associate/Full Teaching Professors in accordance with university-set criteria and timelines. The initial appointment is for three years.

A PhD in Mathematics or a related field is required by July 1st, 2024, as is a strong track record of inclusive teaching at the introductory undergraduate level. In addition to teaching undergraduate courses, hired candidates will engage in activities dedicated to student success and promoting equity and retention of students in STEM fields. Faculty in Rice’s Teaching Professor ranks are expected to become pedagogical leaders in their departments, and to provide excellent teaching-related service. Thus, dedication to pedagogical innovation, curricular reform, and/or math education research is also desired.

Rice University is committed to a culturally diverse intellectual community. In this spirit, we particularly welcome applications from all genders and members of historically excluded groups who exemplify diverse cultural experiences and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population.

To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three letters, at least two of which discuss teaching or teaching-related service and experience, (4) a teaching statement, (5) a diversity statement (suggestions for composing a statement on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity can be found at https://math.rice.edu/sites/g/files/bxs3121/files/inline-files/DIE-statement-suggestions-2.pdf).

Applications and the above supporting materials should be submitted online at https://www.mathjobs.org

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Applications that are complete by January 7th, 2024 will receive full consideration.

Houston is one of the most diverse cities in America, and Rice University is located in the heart of Houston’s dynamic Museum District. Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national and ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

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Rice University
Mathematics Department
MS 136
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005