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Lecturer in Mathematics

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: A reasonable annual salary range estimate for this position is $66,259-$70,295.
The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay at the appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step is

Application Window

Open date: February 27, 2024

Most recent review date: Friday, May 10, 2024 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: Wednesday, Feb 26, 2025 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.

The Department is looking for candidates in all areas and specialties of mathematics. The Lecturer will teach depending on the needs of the department. Duties include instruction in courses on topics related to mathematics. The lecturer will likely be teaching a few courses per week and will hold office hours for students. Appointments range from one (1) or more quarters based on departmental needs.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD in Mathematics or a related field and 1 or more years of teaching experience.

Preferred qualifications

Experience teaching large classroom sizes (100-300 students)
Outstanding Teaching Evaluations
Prior University level teaching experience
Research experience and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion are highly desirable.

Application Requirements

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

  • Teaching Evaluations - All of the evaluations of teaching as an instructor or teaching assistant, including comments from students (if available) for the last two years. If not available, submit comments/feedback received from students and/or colleagues

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 0-3 letters of reference required

One Recommendation letter specifically addressing teaching is required for external applicants.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA