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Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Non TT Faculty
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Lecturer
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with rank and experience
Position Number 00105719
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, hours vary based on course schedule
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 0.225-1.0 depending on department need
Department 170301 - Mathematics
Department Mathematics
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

In the Department of Mathematics at NC State University, a long tradition of excellent teaching and a supportive environment for students are paired with cutting-edge research across a broad spectrum of mathematics and its applications. Many members of the Department participate in interdisciplinary programs and research groups on campus and in the broader Research Triangle community. Research strengths of the Department include the core mathematical areas of algebra, topology, and geometry, especially their connections to combinatorics, symbolic computation, and mathematical physics; core areas of applied mathematics, including matrix analysis, numerical analysis, scientific computation, probability, optimal control, ordinary, partial, and stochastic differential equations, and dynamical systems; and applications of mathematics to biology, finance, and industrial problems. Annual research funding exceeds $3 million, and supports numerous research assistantships for undergraduate and graduate students. More information about the department can be found at http:\\

Essential Job Duties

The faculty member will teach the Financial Mathematics MA547 course (depending on department need, the selected candidate may teach one or more classes.) The incumbent will coordinate, plan, prepare, present, and evaluate classroom instruction, write exam questions and assign homework problems, provide solutions, grade the exams and homework assignments as well as submitting the grades for the students, offer office hours to students for class related questions, etc.

The incumbent will give lectures to students on topics such as; no-arbitrage derivative markets from discrete to continuous time models, Brownian motion, Stochastic calculus, Feynman-Kac formula and other tools for European options and equivalent martingale measures, Black-Scholes formula, Hedging strategies and management of risk, optimal stopping and American options.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Education/Experience

Requires a master’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.

Departmental Required Skills

Demonstrated commitment to quality teaching and mentoring students.

Experience teaching college mathematics courses in a university setting.

Excellent communication skills.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

PhD in Applied Mathematics, Financial Engineering or related fields.

Experience teaching calculus courses for science and engineering majors.

Teaching experience.

Research experience in related fields

Experience in supervising graduate students.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please attach a CV and a separate document containing contact information for three professional references.

Cover letter optional.

Job Open Date 09/13/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 01/01/2018

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * The position requires a master’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience. Please select the statement that reflects your level of education.
    • Yes, I have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline
    • Yes, I have a master's degree in a relevant discipline
    • Yes, I have a degree equivalent to a master's degree
    • Yes, I have equivalent professional experience
    • No, I do not possess the qualifications as listed
  4. * Do you have experience teaching college mathematics courses in a university setting?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Resume/CV