Employment Opportunity -- Lecturer

The TTU Department of Mathematics invites applications for an anticipated full-time lecturer position in Mathematics to begin August 2024. A full-time lecturer position is considered a 9-month position, but summer teaching opportunities are available. The successful candidate will be hired on a non-tenure track, 3-year renewal contract based on satisfactory performance review and the needs of the department with the opportunity to advance in rank to senior lecturer and master lecturer. Duties include teaching 13 to 15 semester credit hours of mathematics courses per semester, consisting of contact hours in the classroom or online and other delivery methods, and additional service associated with student success.

Required Qualifications:  

·         A graduate degree earned by August 2024 in mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics with at least 18 graduate credit hours in mathematics.

·         Have been the instructor of record for at least 6 semester credit hours in undergraduate mathematics, or equivalent teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Demonstrated effectiveness in instruction of standard lower-division mathematics courses.

·         Experience teaching a variety of undergraduate mathematics content.

·         Experience teaching learning support sections of undergraduate math courses.

·         Experience teaching large classes.

·         Experience teaching Emporium-style courses.

·         Experience using different teaching methods.

·         Effective communication skills.

The application process is maintained online at Applicants will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), a statement describing their teaching experience and philosophy, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (Official transcripts required upon hire), and names and email addresses for 3 professional references who will be contacted via email to upload recommendation letters focused on teaching. Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all the required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Questions can be directed to: Barry T. Elliott, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, Box 5054, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, 38505. You may contact Mr. Elliott at 931-372-3591 or at    

Review of applications will begin on February 19, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Tennessee Tech University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, sex, disability, age (40 and over), status as a protected veteran, genetic information or any other category protected by federal or state law. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies should be directed to 

TTU will hire only U.S. Citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. All new employees will be required to complete an employer’s verification form, I-9, no later than three (3) days from date of hire.

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