Adjunct Faculty

Montclair, NJ
Jul 02, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date November 4, 2016

Position Title Adjunct Faculty

Vacancy # AD - 1112

Department Mathematical Sciences

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Montclair State University is seeking adjunct faculty members to teach 1-2 sections of an introductory mathematics or physics course. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence. More specifically, they should maintain current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilize a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources. Successful candidates will prepare and utilize a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the Department/Course Coordinator. This includes assisting in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives. Successful candidates are also expected to maintain access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication. In addition, they should demonstrate a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community. Possessing effective communication skills, both written and orally, is required.

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Applied Mathematics. Exceptionally qualified candidates may be considered at higher rank. Preference will be given to candidates with potential to engage with and reinforce the following active areas of research by current faculty: applied dynamical systems, computational fluid dynamics, computational modeling, mathematical biology and medical imaging. However, strong candidates in all areas of applied mathematics will be considered.

Qualifications & Requirements

Successful candidates must have at least a Master's degree from an accredited institution in mathematics or a related discipline and be able to demonstrate strong teaching skills. Having a PhD degree is a plus. Official transcripts for all degrees earned, sample course syllabi, course evaluations and/or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for at least two professional references will be needed if the candidate is invited to campus for an interview. Successful candidates will be invited to campus for an interview and teaching demonstration. Preference is given to candidates who demonstrate excellence with engaged and active learning practices

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Anticipated Start Date January 2017

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Please email all your application materials to Dr. Jonathan Cutler:

Apply By Open until position is filled

Organizational Marketing Statement:

Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at



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