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Lecturer in Mathematics

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title
Lecturer in Mathematics

Requisition Number
FE03750

Working Title

Department Name
8E080:Mathematics

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position
Faculty

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track

Required Education

A Ph.D. degree in Mathematics or closely related field by the time the appointment is required.

Required Related Experience

n/a

Required License/Registration/Certification

n/a

Job Summary

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position to begin August 1, 2024. The selected candidate will be appointed to a 9-month, non-tenure eligible faculty position for an initial two-year period that has the potential for renewal and for promotion to Senior Lecturer after five years. The department is seeking applicants who intend to establish a long-term teaching career within the Department. 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. Lecturers will normally teach three courses per semester and perform administrative duties associated with the lower-division mathematics program. Lecturers also develop the curriculum in our first-year service courses. Evidence of teaching excellence is valued as are the administrative, organizational, and mentoring skills required to teach and coordinate large classes. A Ph.D. degree in Mathematics or closely related field by the time the appointment is required.

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. Applications must include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) Teaching Statement, 4) Evidence of Effective Teaching, and 5) a statement on their contribution toward inclusive excellence in teaching, research, professional activities, and/or service. In addition, please provide the names and contact information of three references with letters of reference addressing the applicant’s research and one (1) letter of reference addressing the applicant’s teaching. All application materials must be submitted online at:  https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/23347

2. Complete an application within the University of Kentucky employment system

The University of Kentucky provides comprehensive benefits which are fully described at https://hr.uky.edu/employment/working-uk/our-benefits.

Questions about this search should be addressed to Dr. Katherine Paullin, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, University of Kentucky (katherine.paullin@uky.edu).

Review of applications will begin on January 2nd, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled
Yes

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.