Berry College

Position ID: 1913-LECTURER [#24403]
Position Title: LECTURER IN MATHEMATICS
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Mount Berry, Georgia 30149, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Application Deadline: none (offers accepted posted 2024/03/01)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences at Berry College invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in Mathematics to begin in August 2024.

Situated in a comprehensive college with a liberal arts core, the department is invested in innovative pedagogy through active learning methods and mentoring students from a wide range of backgrounds. The candidate should share our department's commitment to student engagement inside and outside of the classroom, as well as our desire to promote opportunities for students from underrepresented groups. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with students and faculty from a variety of disciplines within the School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and across the college.

Primary duties of this position include teaching courses in support of the department's major programs as well as Foundations (general education) offerings. Additional duties, depending on the candidate's expertise and interest, could include the coordination and supervision of departmental initiatives and activities, including course placement, supervising student work opportunities within the department, and outreach efforts. Berry College has a vibrant LifeWorks program where students have the opportunity of eight semesters of paid work experience. As a LifeWorks supervisor, the candidate will have opportunities for training and development through the LifeWorks office.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related field. Applicants who are ABD should include documentation that the requirements for the degree will be completed by August 2024.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: ABOUT BERRY COLLEGE

Berry is a selective independent college of 2,200 undergraduate students located adjacent to Rome, GA, midway between Atlanta, GA, and Chattanooga, TN. Berry's educational approach deliberately unites challenging academic programs with practical work experience in a residential campus community that encourages faith and emphasizes caring for the needs of others above self. This commitment to an "education of the head, heart, and hands" remains as relevant today as when our founder instilled this ethic more than a century ago. Nationally recognized for the quality of learning and life, Berry offers first-rate undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts, and human sciences, as well as undergraduate and master's level opportunities in business and teacher education. The College's stunning 27,000-acre campus affords opportunities that cannot be duplicated elsewhere. Berry's ongoing commitment is to provide exceptional educational experiences to talented students from a wide range of social, racial, and economic backgrounds.

COLLEGE COMMITMENTS

Berry College is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse faculty and staff. An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to personal identity such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation. Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment at Berry College. Inquiries about interview or workplace accommodations are welcomed and can be directed to Wayne Phipps, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, at (706) 290-2698.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Applicants should submit the following: a letter of application describing the candidate's interest in this position, commitment to the Berry mission, and approach to inclusive teaching and learning; a curriculum vitae; a teaching statement that should articulate the candidate's teaching approach, experience, and goals; unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and names and contact information of three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Specific questions about the position may be sent directly to the chair of the department, Dr. Nadeem Hamid at nhamid@berry.edu.


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Contact: Dr. Nadeem Hamid
Email: email address
Postal Mail:
2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149
Web Page: https://www.berry.edu/academics/fs/departments/mathematics-and-computer-science