Madison, WI
Nov 29, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 96803-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional, Instructional Design

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96803-AS

Working Title: Director of the Pre-calculus Program


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 19, 2019

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree in mathematics or PhD degree in mathematics or related science is required; preference will be given to a Ph.D. in mathematics.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of 1 year of experience teaching introductory mathematics courses in the WisCEL type environment is preferred.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

This position is key to the Department of Mathematics efforts to develop computer-based, active learning classes. The Department sees this position important, not only in its own right, but also as a tool to help inform the department about other, future learning environments that use cutting edge teaching and blended learning format.

This position will develop and direct the Pre-calculus program in collaboration with Mathematics faculty and staff. Currently the pre-calculus program includes Math 96: Preparatory, Math 112: Algebra, Math 113: Trigonometry, and Math 114: Algebra and Trigonometry. This position will teach three courses per year, at least one of which will be a WisCEL Mathematics course. The Wisconsin Collaboratory for Enhanced Learning (WisCEL) facilitates innovative teaching and student-centered active learning by providing instructional support, campus resources, and educational technology in multi-use learning spaces.

Additional Information:


Tonghai Yang
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired in to an Assistant Faculty Associate, Associate Faculty Associate or Faculty Associate title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position contact: Tonghai Yang, [email protected] or 608-263-4219

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Nov 28 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Dec 31 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time


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