Penn State Behrend, School of Sciences

Position ID: Behrend-LATPM [#20784]
Position Title: Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics (Starting Spring 2023)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Erie, Pennsylvania 16563, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: finished (2022/09/22, finished 2024/03/30)
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Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics (Starting Spring 2023)

Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Mathematics

Penn State Behrend invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position in Mathematics to begin Spring 2023. This position will be at the rank of lecturer or assistant teaching professor (depending on qualifications). The candidate must have a strong commitment to working collaboratively with a focus on facilitating student success in the precalculus courses (algebras with and without trig), as well as business calculus and mathematics courses for non-STEM majors. A bachelor's degree in mathematics, and a master's degree or higher in mathematics, mathematics education or relevant field with teaching experience in the above areas is required. Faculty members are expected to perform scholarly activity; advising and mentoring students; and service to the school and college. Initial appointment will begin January 1, 2023, and run until June 30, 2024 with renewal contingent on performance and college enrollments.

Penn State Behrend is an undergraduate and graduate college of the Pennsylvania State University. Situated on a beautiful, wooded 854-acre hillside campus recognized as a U.S. arboretum, we have four academic schools (Business; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Science); student residential living; a range of research programs and outreach centers; and a highly successful business and technology park. With 5,000 students in resident instruction and online in college programs offered through Penn State World Campus, we uniquely blend the atmosphere and focus on teaching of a small college with access to the academic, research, and professional development resources of a Big 10, R1 University. Our college is an open laboratory of learning and discovery where students gain real-life experience engaging with business, industry, and community partners. We seek faculty members who share our commitment to both teaching and scholarship, to the holistic development of students, and to principles of respect, diversity, and inclusiveness.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

The School of Science offers B.S. degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics, mathematics education, nursing, physics, environmental science and interdisciplinary science and business. The school supports a growing, all-campus interest in research that addresses issues of women's health, energy and sustainability, and polymer science.

Erie, Pennsylvania is a metropolitan area of more than a quarter million people located on the southern shores of Lake Erie, two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The area's economy reflects a mix of educational, medical, industrial, tourism, and service activity; the region is home to five colleges and universities in the region, including Penn State Behrend. Northwestern Pennsylvania offers abundant cultural, sports, and recreational opportunities with four seasons of adventure. Summers feature miles of beaches, a range of lake sports, and festivals every weekend, and the winters are made for skiing, skating, and more. It's easy to get around, housing is affordable, and the cost of living is modest. Erie offers relaxed, comfortable living.

With your application, please upload four documents:
  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references
  • copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • teaching statement.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Penn State Behrend
School of Science
4205 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563