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The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn, a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan, and attracts more than 9,000 students. Our faculty comes from respected universities and doctoral programs, are recognized for excellence in research and teaching, and are active in professional and academic service roles in their respective fields. US News and World Report recently recognized our campus as a Best Regional University.
The campus is located on 200 acres of the original Henry Ford Estate. Dearborn is centrally located within one of America's largest business regions. The geographically diverse area provides faculty with a variety of urban, suburban, and rural areas within a reasonable commute, including Detroit, Detroit suburbs, and Ann Arbor.
Job Description: Lecturer III, Mathematics, The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track appointment, (6 or 7 courses per year/21 credits per year) which begins September 1, 2021.
• Master’s degree in Mathematics
• At least three years of experience teaching mathematics at the post-secondary level
• Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching college-level courses, particularly in the Calculus sequence
The successful candidate must be able to develop and teach courses at the freshman-sophomore level, including Precalculus and Calculus I and II. An ability and willingness to teach Multivariate Calculus, Linear Algebra, or Differential Equations is also desirable. The successful candidate must show potential for and commitment to teaching and learning using evidence based or high impact practices, as well as working with talented and diverse students at the undergraduate level. Leadership in the Department’s retention efforts is desired, along with familiarity with technology for effective teaching and classroom management. In addition to teaching duties, the candidate is expected to serve as a course chair for Calculus I and II, managing and updating the syllabi, coordinating assessment, communicating with other faculty teaching these courses, and sustaining and enriching retention efforts already in place.
Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement describing teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation to mathjobs.org job listing #17579. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Currently this classification is considered exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has 22 faculty members and supports undergraduate majors in Mathematics, Applied Statistics, and Actuarial Mathematics, along with a master’s program in Applied and Computational Mathematics.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed Office of Institutional Equity, 4901 Evergreen Road, Suite 1020, Administrative Services Building, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1491, (313) 593-5190. For other University of Michigan information, call 734-764-1817.
This position is contingent on the employee meeting all employment authorization requirements and applicable immigration regulations. In addition, the employees continued employment with the University is contingent on them maintaining valid employment authorization and their ongoing compliance with the applicable immigration regulations.
Applicants with materials submitted by 5/16/21 will be given first consideration.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.