University of Central Florida, Mathematics

Position ID: UCF-ILREGULAR [#24093]
Position Title: Multiple Positions in Instructors and Lecturers
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Orlando, Florida 32816, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/03/29 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2023/12/18, finished 2024/03/29, listed until 2024/03/29)
Position Description:    

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

Unleash Your Potential With Us As a next-generation public research institution, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world’s most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you become an integral part of our mission to become a university for the future. You’ll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck.

The Opportunity The Department of Mathematics at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for multiple nine-month, non-tenure earning instructor or lecturer positions 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 can thrive. Successful candidates will be expected to participate in assessment and conduct teaching duties in the Mathematics Department.

The Department of Mathematics at UCF offers a full range of mathematics courses for its B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs, in addition to providing service courses for the university’s general education program and STEM majors. For more information about the UCF Department of Mathematics visit http://sciences.ucf.edu/math/.

The College of Sciences (COS) houses most of the university’s natural, computational, and social sciences in eight departments, two schools, and several centers. The college’s programs play a key role in advancing UCF as a national research university that is determined to help students from all backgrounds achieve success. For more information, visit https://sciences.ucf.edu/.

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree (for instructor) or a doctorate (for 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 mathematics at the lower division levels. Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with one or more of the following: • Equivalent of three years of full-time teaching experience in mathematics. • Experience in STEM education and implementation of student success initiatives. • Experience using online technology in mathematics courses. • Experience in coordinating courses with multiple sections. • Experience in teaching and managing large lectures. • Experience in seeking external funding for educational research. • Experience with teaching mathematics at the upper division levels. Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources employment opportunities website, https://www.ucf.edu/jobs/. In addition to the online application, candidates should upload a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and a list with contact information for three (3) professional references. NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be simultaneously uploaded. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later.

The selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts (and, as applicable, U.S. degree equivalency evaluations) documenting the conferral of their qualifying academic credentials. Questions regarding this search should be directed to: Heath Martin, Search Committee Chair, at heath.martin@ucf.edu. Special Instructions to the Applicants: UCF requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources employment opportunities website, https://www.ucf.edu/jobs/. When applying, use job number R106885.

Job Close Date: Open until filled.

Note to applicants: Please keep in mind that a job posted as ‘Open until filled’ may close at any time without notice. As such, we encourage you to submit your application and all required documentation as quickly as possible to ensure consideration for the posted position.

Are Benefits Important to You? Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers: • Benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, healthcare flexible spending accounts, and an Employee Assistance Program. • Paid time off, including annual leave (12-month faculty) and sick leave and paid holidays. • Retirement savings options. • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando area attractions. • Education assistance. • Flexible work environment. And more…For more benefits information, go to ‘Prospective Employees’ on the UCF Human Resources website (https://hr.ucf.edu/).

Who Are We? Founded in 1963 to fuel the region’s talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It’s one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation’s top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 240 degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer. Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF’s expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins. Additional Requirements related to Research Positions Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research-related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of higher education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela. The additional screening requirements only apply to employment in research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty positions (including employed visiting positions), graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, postdoctoral scholar positions, and undergraduate positions.

Department College of Sciences (COS) - Department of Mathematics

Work Schedule Varies

Type of Appointment Regular

Expected Salary Negotiable

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Central Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Disabled/Vets. Click on UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement to view the President’s Statement. The UCF affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office of Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.

As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.


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Department of Mathematics
4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816-1364