Preceptor in Mathematics

Harvard University in Massachusetts

Deadline January 09, 2015
Date Posted August 21, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Mathematics: Preceptor in Mathematics Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of Mathematics. Position Description: The Department of Mathematics seeks applications for a preceptor in Mathematics. The appointment is expected to begin on July 2015. The preceptor will be responsible for teaching two courses each semester as well as doing a substantial amount of administrative and mentoring work. Preceptors work side by side with senior faculty on teaching, developing, and supporting sections of entry-level courses through multivariable calculus and linear algebra. The position is for an initial appointment of three years, renewable on a yearly basis for up to six years, contingent upon performance, enrollments, and curricular need. Basic Qualifications: The successful applicant should have an advanced degree in mathematics and experience teaching mathematics at the undergraduate level. Additional Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong background in advanced mathematics, preferably including a doctorate, and a sophisticated understanding of undergraduate teaching, learning, and curricular issues generally. We are especially interested in candidates with documented expertise in the applications of mathematics to other disciplines and in the development of curriculum in these areas. Please document any relevant experience in this area as well as your success in the classroom and your organizational skills. Other essential qualities include initiative, good judgment, and the ability to work well on a team. Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the MathJobs ( Priority will be given to applications received before December 10, 2014, but applications will be processed on a rolling basis with a deadline of January 9, 2015. If you are planning to come to the 2015 Math Joint Meetings ( we encourage you to get your application in well in advance of the meetings. Cover letter Curriculum Vitae 3. Names and contact information of three to five references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted) 4.Teaching Statement 5.Teaching Portfolio. Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Contact Information: Irene Minder, Harvard University, Mathematics Department, 1 Oxford. St., Cambridge, MA 02138. Contact Email:

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at