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Job Summary

The Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP) in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites applications for one-term lecturer positions for the 2021 summer half-term. Successful candidates will teach one of the following mathematics courses to incoming first year students as part of the 2021 CSP Summer Bridge Program or the CSP Summer Program:

  • CSP/Math 103 - Intermediate Algebra - a 3 credit course. Sections will be offered remotely (and synchronously) on Wednesdays and Fridays at either

The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach lower-division Algebra/Pre-Calculus courses; must exhibit a willingness to devote extra time and effort to students outside class via additional office hours for individualized instruction (conferences); must provide students with regular performance feedback, and must devote some time to teaching a variety of mathematical computations and mathematics workshops in the evening and provide students with weekly in-class and out of class homework assignments.

Applicants for this position are also expected to interact with and provide feedback to CSP Academic Advisors regarding student academic progress throughout the term. All faculty teaching sections of CSP 103 also supervise a course assistant, who will attend class and lead evening workshops to support student writing and critical thinking In their teaching and course materials, candidates are expected to employ anti-racist, inclusive, and accessible practices. Teaching qualifications, teaching experience and evidence of outstanding teaching will determine the selection of a candidate.

Required Qualifications*

Successful applicants must be qualified to teach pre-calculus and hold at least a bachelor’s degree in mathematics or related discipline.

Desired Qualifications*

Master’s degree (or higher) in Mathematics and at least 3-years of experience teaching at the college level is highly desired.

Additional Information

The Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP) is an academic unit within the College of Literature, Science and the Arts that offers a variety of academic support services—including the Summer Bridge Program—academic year course instruction, academic advising and peer advising, tutoring, and freshman interest groups. CSP works closely with a wide variety of academic departments, offices and programs throughout the university, including offices in the various schools and colleges, the Undergraduate Admissions Office, the Office of Financial Aid, and the Division of Student Affairs.

Questions about applying for this position can be e-mailed to

Union Affiliation

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.

Background Screening

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Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.