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The College of Liberal and Professional Studies and the Department of Mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time lecturer starting in Academic Year 2020-21. The appointment will be for an initial year with the possibility of annual renewal for an additional two years, contingent upon a satisfactory performance review and approval of the Dean. The main responsibilities will be teaching undergraduate mathematics lectures, development and delivery of online mathematical science courses and review modules in support of the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree, and assisting general undergraduate mathematics instruction and curriculum development. This lecturer will have a 2-2-2 course load across a 12-month period, teaching and/or developing a total of 4 online mathematical science courses for the BAAS program and teaching 2 residential undergraduate Mathematics courses for the Mathematics department. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field, a strong interest and demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching and curriculum development, and outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills.

 

Qualifications:  A Ph.D. in Mathematics or closely related field, a strong interest and demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching and curriculum development and interest in the realm of professional continuing education.  Previous teaching experience is required; experience and/or interest in online teaching and previous administrative experience are preferred.  The successful candidate will possess outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills.

 

Our program values interdisciplinary research, collaboration, and collegiality and is committed to promoting a culturally diverse intellectual community. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans.  Candidates should apply online at:  http://apply.interfolio.com/76561.  

 

Applicants should submit a cover letter that details their interests in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, syllabi for classes taught, and contact information for three people who have agreed to provide a recommendation letter.  The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit letters.  Questions may be addressed to: Kristine Rabberman, Assistant Vice Dean and Director of Academic Affairs, Professional and Liberal Education, School of Arts and Sciences, rabberma@sas.upenn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and the process will continue until the position is filled. 

 

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies and the Department of Mathematics are committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information on the plan see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html; the most recent update can be accessed here: https://almanac.upenn.edu/articles/2019-update-action-plan-for-faculty-e...).The University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.