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Assistant Teaching Professor in Mathematics

Application Window

Open date: January 17, 2023

Most recent review date: Thursday, Feb 16, 2023 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: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 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 Department of Mathematics within the School of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position (also termed Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment or LPSOE) beginning July 1, 2023. This faculty series, which is unique to the University of California system, carries full membership in the Academic Senate with comparable rights and responsibilities to the standard professorial track, but with a greater emphasis on teaching and educational scholarship. All positions are subject to availability of funding.

Successful candidates will be expected to assume a leadership role in the Department’s undergraduate teaching mission in a number of respects, including teaching and coordinating the teaching of key undergraduate courses in mathematics or statistics, as well as contributing to University and public service.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on UC pay scales. The starting date for the position, pending funding approval, will be July 1, 2023.

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Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)

Currently pursuing PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, or closely related field

Additional qualifications (Required at Time of Start)

Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or closely related field prior to first quarter of teaching

Preferred qualifications

Experience teaching introductory mathematics and statistics lower division courses with rigorous assessment of student learning and critical thinking.
Plan for excellence in teaching.
Plan for rigorous assessment of student learning and critical thinking.
Plan for contributing to programs that increase the retention and persistence of students from historically underrepresented backgrounds.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • AMS Cover Sheet - available for free on

  • Statement of Teaching

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

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Teaching evaluations - Applicants are encouraged to submit available teaching evaluation summaries for all courses taught in the last three years

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional 2 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-13 letters of reference required
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Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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Job location

La Jolla, California