Bentley University, Human Resources

Position ID: 3277-R0004293 [#24026]
Position Title: Lecturer, Mathematical Sciences
Position Location: Waltham, Massachusetts 02452, United States
Subject Area: Mathematical Sciences
Application Deadline: none (posted 2023/12/06)
Position Description:    

Job Description Summary

The Mathematical Sciences Department at Bentley University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position beginning July 1, 2024. The primary teaching focus is introductory math and statistics classes; there will also be opportunities to teach higher-level classes (in math, statistics, data science, data mining, applied math, and more) at both the undergraduate and graduate level for those interested in doing so. The teaching load is four courses (12 credit hours) per semester. Bentley is committed to the teacher-scholar model where teaching, scholarship, service and community engagement are expected and valued. We seek qualified faculty who represent diverse backgrounds, interests and talents and share a commitment to high ethical standards and a willingness to embrace challenge and change.

The Mathematical Sciences Department offers courses that provide the quantitative, analytical, and technical skills Bentley students need for in-demand business careers. The department has successful degree programs in Data Analytics, Actuarial Science, and Mathematical Sciences. Data Analytics is a new and fast-growing major that includes courses in statistics, programming, modeling, and data mining. In Actuarial Science, Bentley offers specialized courses to help students prepare for professional exams administered by the Society of Actuaries. The department also offers a variety of applied mathematics courses.

Bentley University, located in suburban Boston, is an AACSB and NECHE accredited institution that enrolls approximately 5,500 students at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Bentley is ranked at or near the top in several categories by US News & World Report, including Best Regional Universities North and Most Innovative Schools, with Bloomberg ranking Bentley in the top 20 undergraduate business programs. Bentley’s high graduation and retention rates and top-ranked Pulsifer Career Center reflects a commitment to student success and inclusiveness. With a strong faculty of teacher-scholars, Bentley strives to be a “Force for Good” through the integration of business with the arts and sciences, and a strong emphasis on ethics and social responsibility. Providing a stimulating academic community for faculty, staff, and students, Bentley supports its faculty as they pursue cutting-edge research and bring their expertise and real world understanding into the classroom.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in mathematics or statistics or closely related subject

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit the following documents as part of their application:

Cover letter


Teaching statement - the teaching statement should include a description of how the faculty member has demonstrated or intends to create and support an inclusive classroom environment

Applications submitted by January 15, 2024 are guaranteed full consideration; later applications may be considered if the position is still open.

Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.


Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.

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