Lecturer in Quantitative Reasoning (QR)

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Wellesley College

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Wellesley College invites applications for a full-time lecturer in the Quantitative Reasoning (QR) Program. This is a two-year position, starting in fall 2019, with the possibility of renewal. Wellesley’s QR Program is designed to ensure that our students are proficient in the use of mathematical, logical, and statistical problem-solving tools. The successful applicant will teach four courses per year, including sections of the QR basic skills course and courses in introductory applied statistics for non-majors.


Qualifications for the position include a PhD in a quantitative field (including quantitative social science disciplines as well as STEM fields), a strong interest in quantitative reasoning and quantitative literacy, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Applicants should submit a cover letter that clarifies their interest in quantitative reasoning, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, teaching materials (e.g. student evaluations or sample syllabi), and the names/email addresses of 3 references through our online application system at: https://career.wellesley.edu. Deadline for receipt of application materials is March 1, 2019.

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Wellesley College is a highly selective liberal arts college for women located in the Boston suburbs. Wellesley is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.

If circumstances do not allow you to submit material through our online application systems, please email us at working@wellesley.edu. Inquiries should be addressed to Susan Skeath, Acting Director of the QR Program (sskeath@wellesley.edu).


Review of Applicants Begins: 
Friday, February 1, 2019
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