Location: Bristol, RI Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Nov 16 2018 Job Description:
The Department of Mathematics in the Feinstein School of Social and Natural Sciences at Roger Williams University invites applications for a full time (9-month), non-tenure track Lecturer position beginning in August, 2019. We seek a mathematician/statistician with an active, demonstrated interest in teaching introductory mathematics and/or statistics courses at the undergraduate level and demonstrated commitment to implementing innovative pedagogical practices in introductory courses. Additional essential qualities include a commitment to ongoing curriculum development, for which funding is available. The strongest candidates will demonstrate an active interest in forging interdisciplinary curricular collaborations, both within the department, school of Social and Natural Sciences (SSNS) and the University as well as with outside academic institutions, government agencies, and industrial partners. Lecturers teach 24 contact hours (i.e., four course sections per semester) annually, and additionally have academic advising and service responsibilities. Lecturers have no research responsibilities or expectations, and are not afforded teaching releases for scholarship. While Lecturer positions are non-tenure track, they are renewable via annual contracts for the first three years, and three-year contracts thereafter.
If you have specific questions regarding this position, please contact:
Dr. Edward Dougherty, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics firstname.lastname@example.org 401-254-3306
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Masters or higher degree in Mathematics or Statistics at the time of appointment. The most desirable candidates will have at least three years of experience teaching at the undergraduate level and a solid record of curriculum development or show definite promise in that regard. A demonstrated interest in experimenting with experiential project-based teaching models and a strong background in mathematical or statistical software use in the classroom environment is highly desirable. Knowledge and efficient use of some software such as SPSS, JMP, Excel, Maple, Mathematica, R, SAS or others are a plus.
As an institution committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning as well as building the university that the world needs now, Roger Williams University values inclusion, seeks to reflect the diversity of the region and create access to higher education and career success.
The University seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, and teaching or research, can contribute to our diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.
Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law.
For information on our Non-discrimination and Title IX policy, visit: rwu.edu/NDT9
Internal Number: 104932
About Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University is inextricably connected to Roger Williams, the 17th-century leader devoted to freedom of conscience and social justice who founded a community in Rhode Island based on those tenets. Roger Williams' philosophy, and what has been called his 'lively experiment,' nurtured the growth of vibrant and open societies. Our pursuit of excellence in education, academic accomplishment and community service is rooted in his focus on intellectual exchange, critical thinking, inclusiveness and innovation as a means of improving a free society. It is this legacy that inspires our core purpose.