Faculty Openings

Department of Mathematics Lecturer

Applications are invited for Lecturers in Mathematics. Candidates must have M.S. (or equivalent) in mathematics or in closely related areas. Two years of experience in mathematics teaching at the junior college or university level desired. Duties include teaching precalculus and applied calculus at the freshman level. Working with staff, TAs, assist in coordinating courses, carrying out instructional goals. Opportunity for summer teaching. Start date is August 16, 2021.

Starting academic-year salary is in the $54,000 to $61,000 range, commensurate with experience. All applications are to be submitted via https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareerjobId=13963&company=purdueuniv

Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about our department, see https://www.math.purdue.edu.

A background check is required for employment in this position. Candidates must have the ability to work in the U.S. without immigration sponsorship from Purdue University.

Purdue University's School/Department of Mathematics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Department Head

As the Assistant Department Head you will oversee day-to-day operations of department of Mathematics academic unit and serve as schedule deputy. You will provide direction for the development and delivery of projects and initiatives. You will also interpret and convey policies and procedures as apply to students/faculty/registration of courses and availability of courses. This role will be 65% administrative and 35% lecturer.

Purdue University offers a substantial benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days.

Required:

  • Master's degree in Mathematics or related fields
  • Four years of experience teaching at the college or university level
  • High degree of computer literacy including database, spreadsheet, web, programming languages
  • Ability to multitask, handle interruption, prioritize what is urgent
  • Be self-motivated, able to organize one's own schedule and workload
  • Competent at solving problems involving numerous constraints (like Sudoku) 
  • Attention to detail in policy, processes, and decision making
  • Able to communicate clearly and winsomely as liaison to numerous offices on campus 
  • Gaining familiarity with UniTime, Banner, Cognos, Qualtrics, Brightspace, MylabMath will be important.

Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position. A background check will be required for employment in this position. Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions immediately.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application procedure: All applications are to be submitted via https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=14013&company=purdueuniv.

Review of applications will begin on May 20, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about our department, see https://www.math.purdue.edu/.

Lecturer in Mathematics

Applications are invited for Lecturers in Mathematics. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in mathematics or in closely related areas. Two years of experience in mathematics teaching beyond Calculus II. 

Duties: 

  • Teach Linear Algebra, Differential Equations.
  • Work with staff, TAs, coordinate courses, carrying out instructional goals. 
  • Opportunity for summer teaching. 
Start date is August 16, 2021.    

Starting academic-year salary is in the $57,000 to $72,000 range, commensurate with experience.  

Purdue University's Department of Mathematics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Application procedure: Please submit a cover letter, CV, a teaching statement and a diversity statement. Your CV should include information on what courses you have taught, how many times, and whether as a recitation instructor or instructor of record.

All applications are to be submitted via: https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=14419&company=purdueuniv

Review of applications will begin on June 28, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about our department, see https://www.math.purdue.edu/.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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