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Faculty Lecturer, Math & Statistics

McGill University

Faculty/Unit : Faculty of Science and School of Continuing Studies

Position: Joint Appointment - Math/Statistics Faculty Lecturer

The Faculty of Science and the School of Continuing Studies (SCS) invite applicants to apply for the position of Faculty Lecturer to teach undergraduate or graduate Mathematics or Statistics courses. This is a full-time, non-tenure track, teaching position with opportunity to conduct research.

We are interested in receiving applications from candidates who have a PhD in Mathematics, Statistics or related area. Experience in teaching face to face and online, expertise in fostering active learning and inclusive environments, and experience in designing tailored courses for an Indigenous, underrepresented and/or underserved audience are strongly sought qualities.

This is a full-time, ranked academic, non-tenure-track position with an initial appointment of three (3) years, reporting to the Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and to the SCS Associate Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs The desired start date is August 1, 2023.

Job Duties:
Representative responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

-Teach up to the equivalent of 18 credits per academic year (undergraduate and/or graduate level, credit and/or non-credit professional courses) — the actual course load will depend on the scope of academic administrative responsibilities/special projects as determined jointly by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and the School of Continuing Studies.
-Work collaboratively with other faculty members in the development and implementation of curricula.
-Maintain the academic rigour of courses and ensuring that pedagogical methods are up to date.
-Assist in the development of teaching material including web-based learning modules.
-Develop and maintain fruitful working relationships with the University’s Faculties and Schools and service units.
-Serve on Faculty of Science, SCS, University and departmental committees and workgroups as needed and available.
-McGill faculty members are expected to contribute to service activities within their units, the University, and the wider scholarly community. A demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also expected.

Education/Experience Required:
-PhD in Mathematics, Statistics or related field
-Minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience in higher education; particularly teaching Indigenous, underrepresented and under-served learners

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities :
-Preference will be given to candidates whose work is grounded in Indigenous, perspectives as informed by their personal familiarity and/or professional experience with/in Indigenous communities, organizations, and institutions.
-Teaching experience in post-secondary or higher education.
-Knowledge of French and English. McGill University is an English-language university where day to day duties may require English communication both verbally and in writing .
-Ability to communicate orally in Mohawk, Inuktitut, Cree, or any other First Nations or Inuit language is preferred.
-Experience with program or course development and delivery.
-Demonstrated skills in educational needs assessment and all aspects of program development and delivery.
-Demonstrated ability to use a variety of educational technologies to support program delivery and student learning.
-Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills.
-Demonstrated commitment to staying abreast of research and advances in the relevant area of specialization.
-Excellent interpersonal, time-management, and organizational skills.
-Demonstrated ability to prepare and write grant reports.

Job Type: Contract Academic Staff

Rank: Faculty Lecturer

Length of Appointment: Three (3) years

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Posting Period: Please submit your application within 30 days of the publication of this advertisement.

Application Procedure:
Applications should be addressed to Professor Christian Genest, and submitted in Workday by June 1, 2023. Applications must include the following materials:

-Cover letter summarizing relevant educational background and work experience
-Curriculum vitae tailored to this position
-A teaching statement which includes an account of teaching experience
-A research plan or interest statement if applicable
-Teaching evaluations for the two most recent years
-Name, affiliation, and contact information of three references

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence,

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.