Lecturer - Mathematics

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Cheney, WASHINGTON

Posting Details

Posting Details

Working Title Lecturer - Mathematics
Posting Number 2018046FP

Position Information

Classification Title Lecturer
Classification Code 8209
RCW Exemption Criteria 10 - Academic Personnel
EWU Position Number F99933
CUPA Code 27.01 - Mathematics
FLSA Exempt - Teaching
Bargaining Unit UFE
% Full Time 100%
Salary / Wage Range CUPA
Salary Information


Anticipated Start Date 09/16/2019
Term of Appointment 9 months per academic year
Location Cheney Campus
County Spokane
Project Description


Project Duration n/a
Background Check Yes - Both

Department Information

Level 1 User with Access Sherry Mowatt
Responsible HR User Lori Livingstone
Responsible HR User Email address llivingstone@ewu.edu (inquiries only)

Posting Text

Job Summary

Eastern Washington University’s College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, and its Department of Mathematics invite applications to fill one full-time Lecturer position in Mathematics to begin September 2019.

The primary responsibility will be to teach lower division mathematics, possibly including developmental mathematics courses. Faculty hired to teach developmental mathematics may have an opportunity to serve a term as Director of the Developmental Mathematics Program. This Directorship rotates among the faculty.

Candidates must demonstrate ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is sensitive to diverse needs, including universal access, of the students, faculty, administrators and external contacts.

This is an ongoing faculty line with the rank of Lecturer. The candidate hired into the position will receive a one-year renewable contract. Appointment for additional years is dependent on program need, availability of funding, and evidence of successful teaching during your initial appointment at Eastern Washington University.

Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive institution with over 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students offering high-quality liberal arts and professional programs in Cheney, the Spokane metropolitan area, and elsewhere in Washington State. The city of Cheney offers a safe, small-town atmosphere 20 minutes from Spokane, a metropolitan region of over 400,000 with outstanding four-season recreational opportunities.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

A copy of the Essential Functions Analysis, which describes conditions of employment, such as physical demands, may be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at 509-359-2381.

Physical Demands


Pre-Placement Physical No
Hearing Test No
Medical Monitoring Post Hire No
Protective Equipment


Required Qualifications
  • Graduate degree in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or a related field. Candidates with a graduate degree in Mathematics Education or related fields are required to have successfully completed graduate coursework in modern algebra and analysis;
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • Equivalence to two years of full-time secondary or post-secondary teaching experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • The ability to actively participate in assessment of student learning and to engage in effective teaching, including collaboration and curriculum development efforts;
  • Interest and qualifications to teach a wide range of mathematics courses ranging from Developmental Mathematics to Calculus;
  • Prior teaching experience in college-level mathematics.
Other Skills and Abilities
Work Schedule Type Other
Work Schedule

Schedule will vary from quarter to quarter in response to course schedule

Posting Date 01/16/2019
Open Until Further Notice No
Closing Date
Screening to Begin 01/28/2019
Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit your application materials through our online faculty application portal located here: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.

Required documentation includes all items listed below.

  • Cover letter, which explains how you meet each of the qualifications; additionally, if you do not hold a Masters in Mathematics or Mathematics Education, clearly describe in your cover letter the scope of your expertise that is relevant to this position and the anticipated teaching workload;
  • Resume or curriculum vitae; include a list of three references with contact information;
  • Diversity Response: As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public;
  • Brief statement of your teaching philosophy;
  • You may also include the following optional application supplements:
    • One or more letters of reference. Note that these optional non-confidential letters must be uploaded at the time you upload your other application documents, and may not be submitted after you have submitted your application.

Job Duties

% of Time 100
Responsibility / Duty

Teaching: typical workload for this position will involve 45 credits per academic year, subject to department needs.

The primary responsibility will be to teach lower division mathematics, possibly including developmental mathematics courses.

Teaching includes the following additional related responsibilities as defined in the faculty CBA:

  • Meet all scheduled classes
  • Plan, organize and inform students of the course content, texts, readings, assignments, attendance regulations and methods of evaluation including grading scales
  • Schedule and attend office hours
  • Turn in grades according to established deadlines
  • Advise students who are declared majors on department, college and University requirements and career opportunities.
  • Additionally, all faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning
Essential Function Indicator Yes

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