Full-Time Lecturer (Mathematics)

Location
Ypsilanti, MI
Posted
Jul 06, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
General Summary

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Eastern Michigan University seeks applications for two full-time eight-month Lecturer positions in mathematics (non-tenure track) with a starting date of August 29, 2018.  The teaching load is 30 hours per academic year (approximately 15 hours per semester).  Some courses may be offered in the evening.  Primary teaching responsibilities will be in developmental, freshman, and sophomore mathematics courses including basic mathematics, introductory algebra, intermediate algebra, mathematical reasoning, college algebra, trigonometry, precalculus, and calculus.  Instructors participate in a team environment that supports and implements strategies for curriculum development, continuous improvement and assessment of student learning, and excellence in teaching.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Applicants should be able to demonstrate:  good oral and written communication skills; a strong commitment to the teaching of developmental, freshman, and sophomore-level mathematics content that supports a variety of degree programs; effective teaching in a technology-supported mathematics learning environment; skills for effective and dedicated participation in collaborative academic environments; knowledge of and skill with varied pedagogical methods including the use of educational software to develop curriculum, assessments, and online homework assignments; the knowledge and ability to teach a variety of courses across the department's freshman-level and sophomore-level mathematics curriculum; and the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff with diverse socioeconomic, cultural, racial/ethnic backgrounds as well as diverse abilities/disabilities and sexual orientation.  Each member of the instructional staff has the duty to deliver instruction, participate in learning outcomes assessment, and maintain a learning environment consistent with the highest standards of the profession.

Qualifications

Applicants must have completed all degree requirements for the master's degree in mathematics by August 29, 2018.  Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree in mathematics and have completed all degree requirements for a master's degree in statistics or mathematics education by August 29, 2018, may be considered.  Applicants should have documented successful teaching experience in mathematics in the college setting.

Supplemental Information

Applications must include a CV, letter of application describing qualifications, a statement of teaching interests/philosophy addressing the elements described in the "Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities" section, unofficial graduate school transcripts, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references.  Also, from one class taught in the college setting, applicants should select and upload some examples of course materials they have prepared (e.g., handouts and examinations). 
 
Inquiries to:  
Dr. Debra Ingram, Professor and Head ([email protected])