Mathematics, University of Kentucky

Position ID: UK-LECTURER [#13315]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: LEXINGTON, Kentucky 40506, United States [map]
Subject Area: teaching
Application Deadline: 2019/05/31 finished (2018/12/04, finished 2019/03/22)
Position Description:    

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Position title: Lecturer in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky invites applicants for two full-time Lecturer positions beginning in Fall 2019. The initial contract is for two years and may be renewed indefinitely, subject to performance. Lecturers are eligible for promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer after a minimum of 5 years. Lecturers are vital to the teaching mission of the mathematics department. The Lecturer will teach primarily first year mathematics courses as well as some second and third year courses and perform administrative duties associated with the lower-division mathematics program. Lecturers have responsibility for developing the curriculum in our first year service courses. Lecturers will normally teach three courses per semester and carry out administrative duties.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in mathematics or closely related fields by the time the appointment begins and are expected to present evidence of excellence in teaching.

In order to be considered a candidate, applicants will need to complete the following two steps:

1. Submit your job market materials to MathJobs.Org. These materials should include: the standard AMS Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching experience, quantitative assessments of teaching, a statement on inclusion, diversity, and equity (described below), and at least three (3) letters of reference including letters addressing teaching and supervision of teaching. Evidence of experience or interest in teaching large classes or coordinating classes is valued. All application materials must be submitted online at

As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all (see For your statement on inclusion, diversity, and equity, in one to two pages, applicants are asked to reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity.

2. Complete an application within the University of Kentucky employment system by visiting and and select “Apply for this job.”

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applications submitted by January 15, 2019 will receive full consideration.

For more information about the department, please visit

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
University of Kentucky
715 Patterson Office Tower
Lexington, KY 40506-0027, USA

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