Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Numeracy and

Location
Toronto,
Posted
Mar 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Numeracy and Scientific Literacy Specialist - 1700485


The Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre (RGASC) and Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (MCS) at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) seek an enthusiastic and innovative candidate for a one-year Contractually-Limited Term Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, in the field of Numeracy and Scientific Literacy, beginning July 1, 2017. The successful candidates' primary appointment will be 75% with the RGASC, through the Dean's Office, and 25% with the Department.



Candidates are required to have a graduate degree in mathematics or a related discipline by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter; a record of teaching excellence; and experience working with students and faculty on numerical skills development. Preference is given to candidates who have experience engaging with students both one-on-one and in tutorial and/ or workshop settings; experience supervising TAs; experience supporting the development of numeracy and scientific literacy skills in students in a range of disciplines at all undergraduate levels; collaborate with faculty on strategies for incorporating numeracy and scientific literacy instruction into their courses, and implement and evaluate innovative pedagogical practices for the teaching of numeracy and scientific literacy.



We seek candidates who have a record of excellent teaching and who have strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, as evidenced by a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching dossier, teaching evaluations, and strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.



Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate level, working one-on-one with students, managing teaching assistants, developing course and workshop materials, and collaborating with faculty from a range of disciplines to support their teaching. In addition, the faculty member will have some responsibility to contribute to both the RGASC's and MCS Department's administration. Faculty members are also encouraged to initiate and supervise undergraduate projects and to engage with students.



All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking on the link below. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, sample course syllabi, and relevant teaching materials). If you have any questions about this position, please contact Tyler Evans-Tokaryk via email at academicskills.utm@utoronto.ca . All application materials must be submitted online. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply . We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.



Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee by email to academicskills.utm@utoronto.ca by the closing date. Letters of reference should be addressed to Professor Tyler Evans-Tokaryk, Director of the RGASC. Please ensure the candidate name and "RGASC/ MCS CLTA" are included in the subject line and that the letters are on letterhead and signed.



Review of applications will begin after the closing date of May 1, 2017.



For more information about the Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre, please visit our home page: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/asc .

For more information about the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, please visit our home page: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/math-cs-stats/ .



The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applicants from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.



As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP .



All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.



The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

Job Field: Limited Term (Teaching Stream)
Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Mississauga
Department: UTM: RG Academic Skills Centre
Campus: Mississauga
Job Posting: Mar 28, 2017
Job Closing: MAY 01, 2017, 11:59pm EST

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