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Lecturer in Natural Sciences: Mathematics AY 2021-2022

Application Window

Open date: March 1st, 2021

Last review date: Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Monday, Feb 28, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The School of Natural Sciences anticipates hiring full and part-time lecturer positions to teach the following subjects in AY 2021-2022:

Preparatory Calculus
Calculus I & II
Introduction to Scientific Data Analysis
Statistics for Scientific Data Analysis
Calculus I & II for Physical Sciences
Vector Calculus, Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
Probability and Statistics
Numerical Analysis
Other courses as needed

In addition to teaching the course(s), the instructor will be evaluating student work and exams, calculating and posting grades, and holding regular posted office hours each week.

This is a limited-term appointment which falls under the purview of the agreement for the Lecturers Unit between University of California and the American Federation of Teachers. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and appropriate collective bargaining agreement. See the following url for additional information: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/index.html

Advanced degree in Applied Mathematics or related field and experience teaching at the college or university level is required.

Salary is based on an annual full-time salary of $56,381 and commensurate with experience.

Appointments for AY 2021/2022 and/or Fall 2021 semester are reviewed in April, and for Spring 2022 semester are reviewed in October. The posting will remain open through February 2022 to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants.

Interested applicants should submit 1) a cover letter 2) curriculum vitae (required) 3) statement of teaching that includes a list of courses previously taught, noting class size and indicating whether the applicant served as primary or secondary instructor (required) and 4) a list of three references with contact information including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address. Applicants should also submit teaching evaluations if available.

Academic Year: 7/1/2021 – 6/30/2022
Fall Semester: 8/1/2021 – 12/31/2022
Spring Semester: 1/1/2022 – 5/31/2022

For more information, please contact SNS Personnel at snspersonnel@ucmerced.edu.

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), UC Merced is committed to interdisciplinary excellence in research and teaching as well as to diversity, equity and inclusion. Ranked as one of the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).

UC Merced is a smoke & tobacco free campus (https://smokefree.ucmerced.edu/).

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching - List of SNS courses currently listed on the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 schedules for which you feel you have the qualification to perform the duties of the primary or secondary instructor. Be sure to list your level clearly for each course.

  • List of References - List of three references including mailing address, email address, and phone number.
    (Optional)

Job location

Merced, CA