University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: UNCCharlotte-LECTURERINMATHEDUCATION [#13150, 006603]
Position Title: Lecturer in Mathematics Education
Position Location: Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics Education
Application Deadline: 2018/12/10help popup finished (2018/11/13, finished 2019/06/16, listed until 2019/05/13)
Position Description:    

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Applications are invited for a lecturer position in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte starting August, 2019. This is a nine-month appointment, initially for a three-year term, with the possibility of renewal.

This position is in the area of mathematics education and is a joint appointment between the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and the College of Education. Duties involve teaching four courses each semester and some service responsibilities. More specifically, these courses will be mathematics and mathematics education courses required for elementary education majors. The service activities include support for departmental grant activities and curriculum development. Required qualifications include a master's degree or equivalent in mathematics or mathematics education, at least three years of K—12 school teaching experience as well as some teaching experience at the college level in the area of mathematics education. Preferred qualifications include teaching experience with methods and content courses for elementary education majors, teaching large classes, and demonstrated commitment to and experience with teaching a diverse student body. In addition, prior involvement in mathematics education grant activities would be preferred. These could include developing curriculum and leading professional development for teachers.

Applications must be made electronically at (use position number 006603) and must include a letter of interest that addresses the requirements for the position, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests, and copies (either official or unofficial) of graduate transcripts. Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference on appropriate letterhead stationery forwarded (in PDF format, if submitted electronically) on their behalf to Faculty Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, or via email to Ms. Sarah Hornbeck ( with “Math Education Lecturer Position Reference” in the subject line. Evaluations of applications will commence on December 10, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The offer of the position is contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a criminal background check.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university located in one of the nation's fastest growing metropolitan areas on an expanding, modern campus. One of sixteen campuses in one of the oldest public university systems in the United States, UNC Charlotte offers over 29,000 students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. As the largest college at UNC Charlotte, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) houses 20 departments in the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences and military sciences, as well as 24 applied research centers and interdisciplinary programs. It offers eight doctoral degrees, 34 master's degrees and graduate certificates and 34 undergraduate degrees. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is the largest department in the university. Currently the department has close to sixty full-time faculty and staff members, over 450 undergraduate majors and a robust Ph.D. program, the. Faculty research interests include such fields as algebra, analysis, computational mathematics, differential equations, mathematical finance, inverse problems, mathematical physics, topology, statistics, and biostatistics. CLAS is proud to be a college with diverse faculty, staff and students. Finalists will be asked to discuss the importance of the values of diversity and inclusion for our college and departments, and how the topics of diversity and inclusion may be incorporated into their teaching and research.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check.

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Contact: Sarah Hornbeck, 704-687-5581
Postal Mail:
Sarah Hornbeck
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223
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