Position Information

General Information

Position Number 006520
Working Title Lecturer
Classification Title 9-Mo Non-Tenure Track Faculty
College Col Liberal Arts & Science (Col)
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The mission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is three-fold:

• to provide quality programs and courses of instruction in mathematical sciences and Mathematics Education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels;

• to foster research and other professional activity in the mathematical sciences and Mathematics Education;

• to interact with the larger university community and with appropriate segments of the local, state, and national communities to provide services relating to the mathematical sciences and Mathematics Education.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics aspires to remain at the forefront of the growth and transition of UNC Charlotte into a Research Extensive university of 35000 students. The department set itself on this course early on and is sustaining its development through the extensive range of its responsibilities. The department meets the challenges of offering important and high quality general education courses such as College Algebra and Introductory Statistics to a majority of the University’s students. The department’s undergraduate programs are attracting a historically high number of math majors including future teachers. The department expects to continue to grow its undergraduate programming with attractive contemporary offerings in computational science and a minor in statistics. The department is committed to its high quality graduate programming and expects to continually increase both the size of the Ph.D. program and the number of students graduating each year. The department acknowledges the importance of diversity and strives to create a diverse working environment.

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.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.

Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This position is in the area of mathematics. Required qualifications include a master’s degree or equivalent in mathematics, and teaching experiences at the undergraduate level. The responsibilities and duties of this position include teaching 4 classes per semester, as well as service works such as committee assignments.

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.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Preferred qualifications include a doctoral degree in mathematics, the capability of teaching large classes, teaching upper level mathematics classes for math majors, especially in the area of actuarial sciences, and demonstrated commitment to and experience with teaching a diverse student body.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications
Special Notes to Applicants

Applications are invited for a lecturer position in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte starting August, 2018. This is a nine-month appointment, initially for a three-year term, with the possibility of renewal.

Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (use position number 006520) 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 (srhornbe@uncc.edu) with “Math Lecturer Position Reference” in the subject line. Evaluations of applications will commence on November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

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. All candidates are subject to a background check.

Job Open Date 09/20/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin 11/01/2017
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2018
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

Sarah Hornbeck
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
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