Senior Lecturer in Mathematics

Chicago, Illinois
14 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Chicago Department of Mathematics invites applicants for the position of Senior Lecturer. The primary responsibility is teaching and curriculum development for courses intended to teach mathematical methods to undergraduates majoring in the physical sciences. Additional responsibilities are likely to include involvement in the mathematics placement process for first year students, student advising, and supervision of course assistants.

Ideal applicants are mathematicians or applied mathematicians, at least several years into their careers beyond the PhD. They must have exceptional competence in teaching, and strong organizational and leadership skills. Background knowledge in the physical sciences, and experience teaching applications of mathematical methods in that domain are preferred.

The Senior Lecturer appointment is an untermed appointment with no set end date but is subject to review every three years. The position is expected to begin July 1, 2019 or soon thereafter. Applicants must apply through the University's Academic Jobs website at and upload (a) a cover letter, (b) a curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, (c) a description of teaching experience, and (d) a description of any experience with academic program leadership and/or curriculum development. A minimum of 3 references letters are required. Screening of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.