Instructor or Assistant Professor of Mathematics (R-0377)

Location
Hays, Kansas
Posted
Jul 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Description: This is a 9-month, non-tenure track mathematics teaching position. The normal workload components include teaching, scholarly activity, and service with a weighting of 80%, 10%, 10% respectively (subject to negotiation). Teaching load is 12 hours per semester with opportunities for voluntary overload, including the summer session. Teaching load consists primarily of general education courses and can include traditional face-to-face and on-line course delivery.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree with 18 hours of graduate level mathematics

Preferred Qualifications: Previous teaching experience strongly preferred, experience in teaching on-line education courses desirable

Rank: Instructor or Assistant Professor

Appointment Date: August 14, 2017

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Initial review will begin after July 16, 2017.

Benefits: Competitive benefit package http://www.fhsu.edu/humanresourceoffice/Prospective-Employees/

Responsibilities: The normal workload components include teaching, scholarly activity, and service with a weighting of 80%, 10%, 10% respectively (subject to negotiation). Teaching load is 12 hours per semester with opportunities for voluntary overload, including the summer session. Teaching load consists primarily of general education courses and can include traditional face-to-face and on-line course delivery.

Scholarly activities are defined as original, innovative intellectual contributions in the form of research, practice, creative activity, or performance that lead to the production of scholarly works. Scholarly activities include attending weekly departmental seminars, presenting at seminar annually, and assessing student seminars.

There are three general categories of service: service to the faculty member’s profession, service to Fort Hays State University, and service to the community. Examples of service include, but may not be limited to involvement in state, regional, and national organizations; participation in department and university committees and activities; and in-service training of off-campus groups and guest speaking related to mathematics and computer science.

Required Application Documents: Applicant must submit a cover letter, vitae/resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Please submit one PDF with all of the required application documents.

Application Process: To apply for this position, please visit the Human Resource Office webpage at http://www.fhsu.edu/humanresourceoffice/ and click on Employment Opportunities.  Only electronic applications submitted through the webpage will be accepted.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:
Dr. Keith Dreiling
kdreilin@fhsu.edu
785-628-4240

About Fort Hays State University:
Forward Thinking.  World Ready - Fort Hays State University is a highly entrepreneurial teaching focused institution with major operations on-campus, online and in China.  Providing a high-quality education at an affordable price, FHSU is ranked by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the top ten fastest growing universities in the U.S.  It has an enrollment in excess of 14,000 students (Approximately 5,000 on campus, 3,500 in China, and over 6,000 online) and over 380 full time faculty.  Bachelors, masters and professional doctoral degrees are offered through five colleges, the Graduate School, the Honors College, the Virtual College, and various international partnerships.   Fort Hays State University's award-winning Virtual College coordinates distance education to the U.S. Armed Services and students in over 20 countries.  The Virtual College has received many accolades, including U.S. News & World Report Online Programs rankings, GetEducated.com, Best Buys in Education, among others.  Students at FHSU may select a major field of study from 30 departments.  FHSU is fully accredited by several national agencies, and is one of six state-assisted institutions of higher education governed by a Board of Regents appointed by the governor of the state of Kansas.  The website StateUniversity.com ranked the Fort Hays State campus as the safest in the state of Kansas.

The University has rich sports and cultural programming, all of which enjoy tremendous community support.  The Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center is home to the Encore Series, which hosts many travelling Broadway shows, the Hays Symphony, university and other national and world-caliber performances.  Fort Hays State University athletic events provide NCAA Division II athletic entertainment.

About Hays, KS:
FHSU is located in Hays, a vibrant university community of approximately 22,000, located half way between Kansas City and Denver on Interstate 70.  Hays has received numerous recent accolades such as being voted an All-American City, second best city in the state to raise children, and also the third best small college town in America.  It is the regional center for education, health care, professional services, shopping, culture, and recreation for the western half of Kansas – serving a population of nearly 400,000.  Hays boasts excellent recreational facilities including the comprehensive Center for Health Improvement, Hays Aquatic Park, the Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Smoky Hill Country Club, Hays Municipal Golf Course, an extensive recreational program, and excellent opportunities for walking, running, and biking.  Hays is within 45 minutes of two large lakes providing boating, fishing, and camping. The Hays Municipal Airport provides connecting service to Denver with several flights daily.  The community has award-winning public and private schools.  With over 60 restaurants, robust retail outlets, one of the lowest unemployment rates and commute times in the U.S., the city provides a safe, very friendly, low-cost, high-quality living environment.

Notice of Non-discrimination: FHSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

Background Check: Final candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.

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