Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Mathematics, Waterbury

Location
Waterbury, CT
Posted
Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Mathematics, Waterbury
Job ID: 2017485
Location: Waterbury Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Posting

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Connecticut is seeking to hire one or more Assistant Professors in Residence, beginning in Fall 2017. The successful candidates will provide undergraduate teaching at the UConn Waterbury campus and one position will also serve as the Director of the Math Resource Center. Applicants with an interest in mathematics education are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is in the midst of a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/) and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1).We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for faculty positions in the Department of Mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor in Residence.

The successful candidates will be expected to share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate level and to the mentoring of students in their professional development. Candidates will also share a commitment to the development and innovative improvement of mathematics courses

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Ph.D. in mathematics completed by the start date of the appointment; a strong teaching record; and experience teaching precalculus and calculus with online homework systems such as MyMathLab or WebAssign. The successful candidate for Director of the Math Resource Center must have demonstrated ability to conduct statistical data analysis.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience teaching online or hybrid courses, coordinating multi-section courses and overseeing teaching assistants, familiarity with Course Management Systems, advising students in lower-level math courses and research activity that strengthens the departments teaching mission.

The candidate for Director of the Math Resource Center should have experience teaching introductory statistics courses; knowledge of statistical software such as R, SPSS, SAS etc; and have managerial skills (budget allocation, scheduling interviewing and hiring). Previous experience in tutoring or managing tutors is a plus.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track positions, which may lead to long-term multi-year contracts. The teaching load for these positions is seven 3-credit courses per year, or the equivalent. These positions have an anticipated start date of August 23, 2017. Both positions are located at the Waterbury campus.

TO APPLY

Select "Apply" and submit the following materials via Mathjobs: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.), a research and scholarship statement, a commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); and three letters of reference, at least two of which address the applicant's teaching online at http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs. Please indicate in your cover letter your preference for the teaching position, or position which includes serving as Director.

The review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the positions are filled. Questions or requests for further information should be sent to aprhiring@math.uconn.edu. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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