Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics

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Utah State University
Pine Canyon, Utah, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Utah State University invites applications for the position of Lecturer at the Tooele campus of Utah State University (USU) with an estimated start date of August 1, 2021. The position is an academic year (nine-month), non-tenure track appointment with the possibility of summer teaching for additional compensation. Outstanding performance can lead to promotion to Senior Lecturer and subsequently to Principal Lecturer.

Major responsibilities include teaching online and broadcast courses in lower division and developmental mathematics and statistics, modeling high-quality undergraduate mathematics and statistics pedagogical strategies, and innovative undergraduate teaching. This position has no research responsibilities. Because most courses include distance delivery, experience in broadcast or on-line teaching is desirable. Additional responsibilities include effective participation in the operation and shared governance of the Department, the Tooele campus, and the University, including academic organizations related to mathematical/statistical education, and professional development opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematics/Statistics Education, or a closely related discipline, or equivalent professional experience
  • At least 18 credit hours of graduate-level mathematics or statistics content
  • A record of effective Mathematics/Statistics teaching at university level

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching mathematics and/or statistics at the K-12 level
  • Experience teaching college-level statistics courses
  • Scholarship in Mathematics/Statistics education
  • Experience in broadcast or on-line teaching
  • Doctoral degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematics/Statistics Education or related fields

Along with the online application, please attach:
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) to be uploaded to the Candidate Profile under "Resume/CV"
  • Names and contact information (including email addresses) for the three professional references must be provided in the Candidate Profile
  • Cover letter
  • Transcripts (showing graduate coursework in mathematics or statistics content)
  • A statement of teaching philosophy which briefly summarizes evidence of teaching excellence
  • Three recommendation letters "Please have your (three) references submit (upload) letters of reference on your behalf here:https://bit.ly/2Ou0x0v

  • Documents 3-5 should be uploaded under "Other Documents 1-10" in the Candidate Profile

    **Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

    Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

    Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.

    College/Department Highlights

    The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is committed to delivering advanced quantitative and analytic skills for professionals in education, industry and research through classroom instruction as well as practical and research experiences. The department is one of the largest departments at USU, with over 45 faculty, 60 Master's and PhD students, and 300 undergraduate majors.

    Utah State University - Tooele Campus

    Tooele is a community of about 32,000 located in the Tooele Valley nestled in the Oquirrh mountains of Utah. This mountain range has several beautiful canyons consisting of aspens and conifers and is home to a thriving wildlife population. The Tooele community boasts a variety of recreational opportunities, such as motor racing, golfing, and local museums. This scenic gateway to a wide variety of recreational opportunities also offers extensive fishing, biking, and hiking opportunities within a few miles of campus. Salt Lake City (the capital of Utah) is just 30 miles northeast of Tooele, providing close proximity to entertainment, arts, music, and highly-rated restaurants. Park City is about 60 miles northeast of Tooele, providing nationally renowned skiing and entertainment, such as the Sundance Film Festival. Housing costs are moderate. Tooele boasts a large regional hospital and excellent medical and dental care services.

    Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah's land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State's statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

    A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

    The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

    Notice of Non-discrimination

    In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

    The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU's non-discrimination policies:

    Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

    Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

    For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

    U.S. Department of EducationOffice of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

    U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

    USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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