The Mathematics Instructor is responsible for classroom instruction in the Mathematics Department of the School of STEM and will be administratively responsible to the Associate Dean of the School of STEM. The Mathematics Instructor will also be expected to participate in curriculum development, assessment, and other Mathematics Department, School of STEM, and College-wide initiatives.
Candidates must have earned a master’s degree or higher in Mathematics from a regionally-accredited institution OR a master’s degree or higher from a regionally-accredited institution with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in mathematics.
Candidates must have at least three years of experience teaching mathematics with
- at least two semesters of full-time teaching experience in higher education, or the equivalent in part-time experience.
- experience teaching fully online or hybrid courses.
Candidates must document excellence in effective teaching at a level comparable to a community college.
Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching the broad spectrum of mathematics offerings that are characteristic of a comprehensive community college.
Candidates must express themselves clearly in both oral and written form and have good classroom organizational skills. They must have the ability to communicate mathematical concepts clearly and effectively. Familiarity with current approaches in teaching mathematics is required. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to continued professional growth and active professional involvement.
Candidates must possess the desire and the ability to work cooperatively, effectively, and responsibly with colleagues, staff, and community college students in a multicultural setting. They must also demonstrate their participation in collegiate, professional, and community activities.
Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching students from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and to working in an inclusive and equitable work environment.
Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching full-time and to contributing to the shared governance of a community college. They must provide evidence of active participation in curriculum development, the use of innovative teaching techniques, and the ability to use technology to support instruction.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching in at least one of these three areas: teacher education (mathematics for elementary teachers), introductory statistics, or technical mathematics.
1. Teach 15 contact hours per week and provide a minimum of 10 office hours per week for consultation with students.
2. Prepare lessons, lectures, demonstrations, and activities that promote learning and incorporate the use of instructional technology into courses.
3. Work closely with members of the Mathematics Department and the School of STEM in curriculum/program development, course material/textbook selection, teaching innovation, student retention, testing, grading, and assessment, upholding overall departmental, School, and College policies and missions.
4. Facilitate student learning by initiating and participating in efforts to improve the level of student success.
5. Engage in on-going professional development in the teaching/learning process.
6. Attend required meetings of the Mathematics Department, School of STEM, and the College Organization.
7. Actively participate in the College’s shared governance system through departmental, School, College-wide and/or Local 1650 AFT Committees.
8. Actively participate in collegiate, professional, and community activities
9. Cooperate with the College community in meeting the needs of students with diverse backgrounds and abilities both in the classroom and in the College environment.
10. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Required Application Materials
1. Cover Letter
2. Current Resume
3. Applicant’s Teaching Philosophy Statement (maximum of 500 words)
4. Names and contact information for three professional references
5. Unofficial copies of post-secondary academic transcripts
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