Lecturer in Algebra and Calculus
New York University London Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
United States


Position Description

NYU London is currently recruiting for a part-time lecturer to teach Algebra & Calculus  a course sponsored by the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU. Teaching commences in the autumn term (Sept-Dec 2021). 

Course Description: 

This is an intensive course in intermediate algebra and trigonometry. This course is typically taken by first-year students. Topics include algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions and their graphs.

Students are regularly assessed through homework problem sets, quizzes, midterms, and a final examination. Students are encouraged to participate dynamically during class sessions.

Instructors should be prepared to teach in-person and simultaneously to be prepared for remote instruction should circumstances require it. NYU uses Zoom as its primary platform for remote instruction.

Expectation of Hours: 

The semester is 15 weeks (14 weeks of teaching plus an exam week) and there are 2.5 hours of classroom instruction each week offered across 2 days (75 min. each). In addition to the time required for course preparation, classroom instruction, and marking, the instructor is required to hold a minimum of one set 60-minute “office hour” at NYU London per week, during which time she or he will be available to meet with students.

About NYU and NYU London:

Founded in 1831, New York University is the largest private university in the United States. The University has degree-granting campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai and operates 11 global academic centers and research programs in more than 25 countries. NYU London is an undergraduate study abroad program of exceptional quality with teaching strengths across the curriculum. Our UK faculty, drawn mainly from local universities, has an excellent record in teaching and research. Classes are held at the NYU London centre at 4-6 Bedford Square, WC1. If you would like to learn more about our program please visit NYU London.


Applicants should have a PhD in the relevant field. It is expected that the post-holder will ideally have 2 to 3 years of experience teaching at the university level; experience teaching American undergraduates is helpful.

The successful candidate should have the right to live and work in the UK prior to appointment.

Application Instructions

All applications must be made online through Interfolio ByCommittee at http://apply.interfolio.com/82254. If you are new to using Interfolio Faculty Search you may find the following guide useful: Job Applicant's Guide to Interfolio Faculty Search. 

Applications, in the form of a C.V. and covering letter, should arrive by 3rd February 2021.

Competitive salary. Terms and conditions will be discussed with the successful applicant. The successful candidate should have the right to live and work in the UK prior to appointment.

Informal queries about the role can be directed to Dr. Amy Rowe at amy.rowe@nyu.edu  

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