adjunct Professor, Mathematics #499879:Lamar University
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Position DetailsPosition Information
Posting Number: 202204
Position Title: adjunct Professor, Mathematics #499879
Job Summary/Basic Function: About this function:
The Department of Mathematics at Lamar University invites applications for a tenure-track adjunct Professor beginning in the Fall 2023 semester. candidates should have an earned PhD in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or Statistics prior to the start date. These faculty will support, participate in, and enhance the current Master's of Science in Mathematics degree program, as well as teach courses for undergraduate majors and engineering majors.
We seek candidates with plans for continuing scholarly activity that include publication of research papers in peer-reviewed conferences and journals and/or submission of grants and contract proposals to various funding agencies. Faculty of Lamar University are also expected to participate in service opportunities at the department, college, and university levels (e.g. advising students, serving as mentors to students, participating in committees). Finally, candidates should be prepared to teach any combination of courses in the undergraduate curricula in mathematics and teach master's courses. Tenure-stream faculty in the Department of Mathematics have a maximum teaching load of 12 credit-hours per semester. Faculty conducting research can apply for a reduced load of 9 credit-hours per semester. The initial income will be commensurate with practice.
Home to 15,000 students, Lamar University, located near Houston in Beaumont, TX, is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities, and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. The 292-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana. The university has been nationally recognized for the quality of its core curriculum and the diversity of its student body. Compared to other universities near Houston. Lamar's small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio allow students to build significant relationships with expert faculty who truly care about their success. LU stresses academic achievement by emphasizing hands-on learning at all levels, providing ample opportunities for undergraduate research and supporting an excellent Honors Program. The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Several LU colleges and programs hold additional specialized certifications recognizing their quality and skills.
As the largest and most inclusive academic unit within the university, the College of Arts and Sciences contributes significantly to the cultural and academic characteristics that distinguishes Lamar as a Member of the Texas State University System. Our programs perform at the highest levels with constant enthusiasm for excellence.
The College of Arts and Sciences include some 220 faculty, 100 staff members and houses approximately 5,000 majors. The College is comprised of twelve academic departments, many of which house multiple programs and disciplines. In addition, the College includes a variety of interdisciplinary, pre-professional, and teacher preparation programs that cross educational boundaries. While providing a majority of the courses included within the university's Core Curriculum, the College likewise offers hundreds of specialized courses to support its baccalaureate and graduate degree programs.
Located in the Lucas Building on the Lamar University campus, the Department of Mathematics has twelve tenured faculty members and nine full-time instructors. The department offers a full range of courses in pure and applied mathematics, statistics, and provides support for students pursuing degrees in elementary and secondary school certification. The programs in the Department of Mathematics include a B.S. and B.A. degrees in Mathematics, and M.S. degree in Mathematics. Degree programs provide flexibility of course selection, according to a student's career path. Advising is integral to success and, consequently, faculty members assist with scheduling and career planning all over students' undergraduate and graduate years.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Information technology is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-significant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, discapability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
Interested candidates may apply at jobs.lamar.edu, including the following documents to be uploaded:
1. Letter of Interest
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
4. Statement of Research Agenda
5. Transcripts (unofficial)*
6. Letter of Recommendation #1**
7. Letter of Recommendation #2**
8. Letter of Recommendation #3**
*Official transcripts will be required if hired
** If letters of recommendation are emailed or mailed, please upload a brief statement with the name of the person who will send the letter.
Letters of recommendation can be emailed to Jacqueline Jensen-Vallin (interim chair) at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2022.
Benefits - Job Perks:
At Lamar University one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:
Our Comprehensive Benefits Package
» Health, dental & vision insurance
» Life insurance
» State of Texas Retirement plans
» Tuition covered at 100% for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent
» Paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays.
Minimum Qualifications (Education & practice): What You'll Need to Succeed - Minimum Qualifications
To be prosperous in this function and a great addition to our team we need you to come with the following:
» candidates should have an earned PhD in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or Statistics prior to the start date.
Preferred Qualifications (Education & practice):
Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, discapability or protected veteran status.
Veteran's PListing reference: Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran candidates in conformity with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.
Security Sensitive Statement: This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Lamar Expectation of Quality:
Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.
Posting Detail Information
Open Date: 07/12/2022
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to candidates:
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting: https://jobs.lamar.edu/postings/11390
Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
» * Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in conformity with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for Veteran's Preference, candidates must complete and email to firstname.lastname@example.org a Standard Form 15 located at https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf15.pdf to include the required documents per the instructions on the form. Emails MUST also include position titles and posting numbers for each and every position applied for. candidates WHO FAIL TO EMAIL ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE A POSTING CLOSES WILL NOT BE AWARDED VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
» Letter of Interest
» Letter of Reference 1
» Letter of Reference 2
» Letter of Reference 3
» Unofficial Transcript 1
» Unofficial Transcript 2
» Unofficial Transcript 3
» Curriculum Vitae
» Statement of Teaching Philosophy
» Statement of Research Interest Optional Documents