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Lecturer - Mathematics (4 Positions)

Employer
City University of New York
Location
Flatbush, NY
Closing date
May 15, 2022

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Science, Mathematics and Statistics
Organization Type
Corporate
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Lecturer - Mathematics (4 Positions)

Job ID

23664

Location

Brooklyn College

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary

Regular

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Brooklyn College, a senior College of the City University of New York (CUNY), invites applications for four Lecturer positions in the Department of Mathematics within the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences with a starting date in August 2022. The positions require teaching a variety of undergraduate courses, with a focus on improving undergraduate success rates in the calculus sequence (college algebra, precalculus, calculus 1 and 2). Lecturers are eligible for a certificate of continuous employment (CCE) upon the sixth reappointment in the title that follows five years of continuous service in the title.

Brooklyn College serves students from as many as 150 countries who speak over 100 languages and dialects and thus constitutes a vibrant microcosm of the rich diversity and energy that characterize the borough of Brooklyn and the greater New York City area itself. Its mission features "a special commitment to educate immigrant and first-generation college students from the diverse communities that make up our city and state." The college ethos is strongly invested in the educational and career success of a population that encompasses a multiplicity of nationalities, ethnicities, religions, cultures and languages. We are committed to fostering a spirit of camaraderie and shared ideals across the entire spectrum of our varied constituency. By accessing a first-class and affordable college education in an inclusive and nurturing intellectual milieu, our students acquire the skills, confidence, and global mindedness that allow them to thrive in a rapidly changing, unpredictable marketplace of ideas that is increasingly mindless of borders and spans the gamut of cultures and vernaculars.

To this end, the college seeks faculty who are eager to engage with the diversity of our student body and have a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and heterogeneity through teaching, research and/or service. We seek to recruit and retain faculty who reflect the mosaic of our student population. Successful candidates will bring their unique creativity, sensitivity, insights and perspectives to a community that welcomes innovation in scholarship and teaching. Together we will model the finest that a public urban liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies college can be for the present and future.

The successful candidate will be part of a University and College wide cohort of faculty lecturers who engage actively with one another in pedagogical development toward achieving excellence in innovative and student-centered teaching. A commitment to teaching effectiveness and student engagement through advisement, regular office hours, and other service activities are required.

The School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs through its nine departments - Anthropology and Archaeology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer and Information Science, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Health and Nutrition Sciences, Math, Physics, and Psychology. The Department of Mathematics is home to 17 full-time faculty as well as expert staff who are committed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in their professional careers. Our programs include traditional math majors (BA and BS), Actuarial, Financial, Computational mathematics, and Mathematics Education; we also support a broad range of programs outside the Department, including those in the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, School of Education, and the Murray Koppelman School of Business. We seek qualified individuals who can support undergraduate instruction for core courses, with a special focus on improving undergraduate success rates in the calculus sequence.

Responsibilities include:
  • Teach and develop curricula for undergraduate courses, including college algebra, precalculus, calculus, and post-calculus courses required for majors in mathematics and other disciplines.
  • Conduct student advisement
  • Share responsibility for committee and department assignments, performing administrative, supervisory, and other related functions.
  • Assignments may include administrative and/or other functions.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, and the ability to teach successfully.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in mathematics, mathematics education or related field.
  • Demonstrated potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level to students of varying levels.
  • Collegiality and the ability to collaborate with others for the good of the Department of Mathematics, School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and Institution.

COMPENSATION

Salary commensurate with experience and credentials. All appointments are subject to financial availability.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY

STEP ONE-Submit Application via the CUNY online application system

From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, please visit https://cuny.jobs/brooklyn-college/new-jobs/

Applicants should upload the following in .doc or .pdf format:
  • An application letter indicating the desired position, and should detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further CUNY's commitment to diversity.
  • Current and detailed curriculum vitae
  • Teaching Statement

STEP TWO - Submit Reference Contact Information by visiting www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/hrref/

All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their recommenders by visiting the link above and entering the contact information for three (3) recommenders. The online system will automatically email your recommenders a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE

Review of applications to begin immediately and will continue until filled.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
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