Lecturer - Mathematics and Statistics

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a full-time lecturer to teach twelve contact hours per semester. This is a nine month, renewable, non-tenure track position starting in August of 2019. Evidence of excellence in teaching is required. Duties include teaching elementary mathematics and statistics classes, departmental and university service, and professional development.

Minimum Requirements: Masters’ Degree in Mathematics, Statistics or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Masters’ Degree with a concentration in Statistics.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers programs leading to undergraduate degrees in mathematics, statistics, and teacher licensure, as well as a graduate degree in mathematics, a graduate certificate in applied statistics, and a joint graduate degree in data science with the computer science department. The department consists of 28 faculty members, approximately 20 graduate students/teaching assistants and approximately 130 majors. (http://www.uncw.edu/math).

College/School Information

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement: The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs.

Applicant Instructions: For full consideration, the application must contain these components (MS Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required):

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vita
  • List of three professional references
  • Combined (unofficial) graduate transcripts
  • Statement of teaching philosophy

Questions regarding the online application process can be directed to Beth Casper (casperb@uncw.edu). Questions regarding the position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jeff Brown (brownj@uncw.edu).

The priority consideration date is April 5, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.  Position details and full applicant instructions can be found at http://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/13730