Adjunct Faculty - Calculus - Fall 2019

Location
Franklin, Massachusetts
Salary
$3,733/section
Posted
May 23, 2019
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Dean College's School of Liberal Arts is looking for a dynamic, experienced, student-centered educator to teach Calculus I during the fall semester. The College seeks Adjunct Faculty who focus on experiential learning and active engagement in their classrooms. Adjuncts chosen to teach at Dean create a compelling and professional learning environment for students of diverse learning backgrounds.

We are seeking adjunct instructors to teach MTH 241: Calculus I on-campus during the day. MTH 241 is a 4-credit class that meets for 3.5 hours/week. There are approximately 30 students in a section. The adjunct pay rate is $3733/section. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold one office hour each week for each section they teach.

The course description is as follows: Introduces students to the concepts and contexts of calculus, with an emphasis on techniques and applications. Topics include: inverse functions theory; transcendental functions, including exponential, logarithmic and inverse trigonometric functions; limits; continuity theory; derivative functions; techniques of differentiation; applications of the derivative to real world situations; L'Hopital's Rule; and anti-derivatives.

The Mathematics program provides a course charter with course objectives as well as sample syllabi. Successful candidates for this position must be comfortable using open educational resources as part of their instructional approach as this course has been designed with an OER classroom.

There is one MTH 241 section available. It is scheduled to meet on Mondays, 8-8:50 a.m., Wednesday and Friday, 8-9:15 a.m.

Requirements:

A Master's degree in mathematics or related discipline area is required. A PhD preferred. College teaching experience preferred, particularly experience teaching first and second year undergraduates. Experience with or willingness to learn Moodle, our learning management system, and classroom media is necessary. The successful candidate will possess expertise in learner-centered teaching; use of technologies and/or strategies to enhance pedagogy and the ability to work effectively with a culturally-diverse student body with a variety of learning styles.

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