Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematical Sciences

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Department of Mathematical Sciences

Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematical Sciences

Ball State University


The Department of Mathematical Sciences has a full-time contract faculty position as Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics Education Specialization) beginning August 18, 2023.

Teaching approximately 12 hours per term of mathematics education or mathematics courses, depending on Department needs and applicant qualifications. Pursue a program of professional development and perform service activities for the Department.
Evidence of high-quality teaching, continuing professional development, and significant service are necessary to be eligible for reappointment.

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in mathematics education or closely related field from an accredited institution by date of appointment, with at least 18 graduate semester hours of coursework in mathematics education or mathematics; K-12 teaching experience.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching experience at the college level in undergraduate classes. Doctorate degree in mathematics education. Experience or interest teaching online. Interest in partnerships with local schools. Demonstrated capacity to work with diverse students as well as to prepare future educators to work with diverse populations.

Apply online at:  Please include the following documents with your application:

1. Cover Letter addressing the stated responsibilities and qualifications, addressed to Andrew Gatza

2. Teaching Statement that outlines teaching philosophy and experience

3. Curriculum vitae

4. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service.

Upload Optional Documents -

1. Doctoral transcript if applicable.

2. Current or previous teaching license or certification.

3. Additional materials supporting excellence in teaching under

“Other”. (Note that only one document may be uploaded. Therefore, if you desire to upload multiple documents in this section, you will need to combine them into a single PDF prior to the upload.)

Transcripts required (even if obtained at BSU) at time of application, showing degree program in which applicant is enrolled. Original, official transcripts showing degree conferred are required at time of hire. Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through June 17, 2023.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.  For further information regarding benefits please visit:         

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Friday, May 19, 2023
Contact Name: 
Michael Karls
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