Math Dept Jobs

Southern Methodist University
Dedman College
Department of Mathematics 

 

Full-time non-tenure-track lecturer positions

Position Nos. 00700131 and 00700139.

Applications are invited for two non-tenure-track full-time Lecturer positions in the Department of Mathematics (position numbers 00700131 and 00700139) to begin in the Fall semester of 2022.  The successful candidates should provide evidence of a strong commitment to teaching and will be expected to advance the instructional mission of the department through teaching a range of undergraduate math courses and service at both the Department and University level. Applicants are expected to hold a PhD in Mathematics or a related field, although exceptional candidates with an M.S. will be considered. Areas of teaching expertise of particular interest to the Department are pure mathematics and introductory scientific computing. Candidates with an interest in pedagogical innovation are particularly encouraged to apply. In exceptional cases appointment at the Senior Lecturer position is possible. The expected teaching load during the Spring and Fall semesters will be seven courses per year.  

To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) at least three letters of recommendation, (4) a teaching statement. In addition, submission of evidence of successful teaching such as teaching materials developed by the applicant, video recordings of lectures, and sample student evaluations is encouraged. Applications and supporting documentation must be submitted online via http://apply.interfolio.com/95416.
 
Applications received by February 1, 2022 will receive full consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  SMU, a private university with active graduate and undergraduate programs in the sciences and engineering, is situated in a quiet residential section of Dallas. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is America's fourth largest metropolitan area, and residents enjoy access to world-class cultural and entertainment activities. The Department of Mathematics at SMU offers B.S. and B.A. degrees in mathematics, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computational and applied mathematics.  There are currently 19 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, 3 Senior Lecturers, 5 Visiting Professors, and 4 Adjunct Professors.  Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression.  The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, accessequity@smu.edu.

 

Adjunct faculty in mathematics

The SMU Department of Mathematics seeks to establish a pool of qualified applicants for part-time adjunct faculty appointments.  Responsibilities may include teaching undergraduate courses: Precalculus for Business, Precalculus Mathematics, Introduction to Mathematical Sciences, Introduction to Calculus for Business and Social Science, Calculus I, and Calculus II. The adjunct faculty will prepare and teach the assigned courses following a standard departmental syllabus.  Successful applicants will maintain appropriate course related records on Canvas (our Learning Management System), assign earned grades, and communicate with other departmental faculty and staff on course related issues as needed.   Appointments are for one semester and positions are open until filled; the appointment can be renewed as applicable based on student demand and departmental need.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Mathematics or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate hours in Mathematics.
  • Experience and interest in teaching undergraduates in a college/university setting.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Education / Skills / Experience:

  • Prior college mathematics teaching experience.
  • Experience in managing courses within a LMS (e.g., Canvas or Blackboard).

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit: (a) a cover letter that includes the names and contact information for three professional references, (b) a resume/curriculum vitae, and (c) unofficial transcripts.  All application materials must be in PDF format, and should be sent by email to math@smu.edu.

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression.  The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, accessequity@smu.edu.