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Lecturer Positions in Mathematics

Position Description:
The Department of Mathematics seeks applications for a Lecturer in Mathematics. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2014. Lecturer works side by side with other faculty on teaching, developing, and supporting sections of entry-level calculus courses through multivariable calculus and linear algebra. The lecturer should also be able to teach a non-sectioned course independently. The teaching load will be two courses each semester The student audience will be predominately non majors. Most classes are taught interactively.
The position is for one year.
Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in mathematics is ordinarily required by the time the appointment begins. The successful applicant should have experience teaching mathematics at the undergraduate level. Additional Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong background in advanced mathematics and a sophisticated understanding of undergraduate teaching, learning, and curricular issues generally. Essential qualities include initiative, good judgment, and the ability to work well on a team. We are especially interested in candidates with documented expertise in the applications of mathematics to other disciplines such as economics and biology. Mathematical biologists are of particular interest. Please document any relevant experience in this area as well as your success in the classroom and your organizational skills.
Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through (Math Jobs). Priority will be given to applications received before May 1st, 2014, but applications will be processed on a rolling basis with a deadline of May 15th, 2014.
  1. Cover letter
  2. 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 (This might include a sample lesson, or assignment, or handout and a link to a bit of videotaped teaching.)
We are 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: Robbie Miller, Harvard University, Mathematics Department, 1 Oxford. St., Cambridge, MA 02138,
Contact Email: robbie@math.harvard.edu

Postdoctoral Positions in Mathematics

The Mathematics Department invites applications for Post Doctoral positions in Mathematics. Please send your CV and cover letter to Robbie Miller, robbie@math.harvard.edu.

Benjamin Peirce Fellowships [ apply]

The Benjamin Peirce positions application process takes place through Math Jobs for jobs starting 2014/2015. We do not accept paper applications. The application deadline will be December 2, 2013. The department of Mathematics at Harvard University welcomes application for a Benjamin Peirce Fellowship. The appointment, which has the status equivalent to an Assistant Professor, is for three years. The position comes with a competitive starting salary for the nine-month academic year, which usually can be augmented by teaching at the Summer School or by working on a research contract, if funds are available. The teaching commitment is three half courses per year, including a one-term course on a subject of the fellow's choice, if desired. The Benjamin Peirce Fellows are expected to take part in the usual task of advising students. A Doctorate in Mathematics is required by the time the appointment begins. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired. Applications should be sent to: Benjamin Peirce Fellowship Hiring Committee, c/o Robbie Miller, Department of Mathematics, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 and should include a letter of application, a CV, and teaching and research statements. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent to the Hiring Committee. However, we strongly encourage applicants to apply through MathJobs.com. Completed applications are due by December 2, 2013. Applications from all well qualified individuals, especially women and minority candidates, are highly encouraged. Harvard University is an Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Preceptor Positions [apply]

Position Description: The Department of Mathematics seeks applications for a preceptor in Mathematics. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2014. 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. Essential qualities include initiative, good judgment, and the ability to work well on a team. 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 (but this is not a requirement). Please document any relevant experience in this area as well as your success in the classroom and your organizational skills.

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through Math Jobs.
1. Cover letter
2. 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
Priority will be given to applications received before December 4th, 2013, but applications will be processed on a rolling basis with a deadline of December 30th, 2013. If you are planning to come to the 2014 Math Joint Meetings, please let us know in your cover letter.
Harvard is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged. Contact Information: Pamela Brentana, Harvard University, Mathematics Department, 1 Oxford. St., Cambridge, MA 02138 Contact Email: pbrentan.harvard.edu

Course assistant positions



To apply for an upper level course assistant position , fill out an application form here, or contact Oliver Knill at knill@math.harvard.edu. To apply for Math Ma- Math 21b course assistant positions, start here. For additional information, you can also contact John Hall (hall@math.harvard.edu) or Juliana Belding (belding@math.harvard.edu).




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