Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics

Employer
Livingstone College
Location
Salisbury, NC, US

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Job Details

 Position

Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics

Division:

Division of Mathematics and Science

Department:

Mathematics

Reports to:

Department Chair of Mathematics

Position Summary

 

Livingstone College seeks applications for an Assistant/Associate

Professor in Mathematics.  Suitable candidates will have 3-5 years of teaching experience in Mathematics at the college or university level.  

Candidates must be committed to utilizing innovative teaching 

techniques in the instructional setting and using technology to enhance 

student learning.  He/she must possess strong communication skills and 

be dedicated to providing quality instruction for all students served.

 

Responsibilities include teaching 12-15 hours of classes, 

advising and registering students, recruiting majors for the department, 

participating in writing and research activities, and other 

departmental activities as assigned.  Applicant must have 

strong and effective interpersonal skills, demonstrated skills as an accomplished educator, and the ability to identify and establish appropriate educational direction.  A commitment 

to diversity and inclusion in the classroom is essential. The successful 

candidate will begin the position in September 2021.

 

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 

The results you will deliver each day that matter most!

  • Teach 15 hours in the fall semester  and 12 hours in the spring semester.
  • Hold a minimum of eight (8) office hours per week.
  • Submit timely assessment reports.
  • Advise and register students for classes.
  • Participate in the governance and committee work of the Department, Division, and the College.
  • Use Blackboard, ECHO 360: Lecture Capture, Smart Board, and other instructional technologies in the classroom.
  • Generate new curriculum and develop course syllabi that align with the curriculum goals and student learning outcomes in Mathematics.  
  • Participate in scholarly and professional development activities.

Education/ Experience

 

What you will need to be successful!

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics or closely related area.
  • At least 3-5 years of teaching experience at the college or university level is required.
  •  Preferred experience in teaching blended, hybrid, and online courses.
  • Preferred experience in grant writing and development.  

Life at Livingstone College

 

Why we believe you will love working at Livingstone College!!

Livingstone College is a private, four year liberal arts institution founded in 1879 by the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Secured by a strong commitment to quality instruction, the College offers excellent liberal arts and religious education programs for students designed to develop their potential for leadership and service to a global community.


 About Livingstone College: http://Livingstone.edu

 

Livingstone College is an equal opportunity employer that employs qualified individuals based upon job related qualifications regardless of race, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition, political affiliation or any other classification proscribed under applicable federal, state or local law.  Livingstone College complies with all laws regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled candidates and employees.  Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the interview process are requested to contact Human Resources in order to arrange such accommodation.  We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract.


Organization

Our Mission:

Livingstone College is a private, historically black institution that is secured by a strong commitment to quality instruction. Through a Christian-based environment suitable for learning, it provides excellent liberal arts and religious education programs for students from all ethnic backgrounds designed to develop their potential for leadership and service to a global community.

 

Our History

Livingstone College was originally founded in 1879 as Zion Wesley Institute by a group of African Methodist Episcopal Zion ministers for the purpose of training ministers in Concord, in Cabarrus County, N.C. After three brief sessions, directed by Principals Bishop C. R. Harris and Professor A.S. Richardson, Zion Wesley Institute was closed. In 1881, Dr. Joseph Charles Price and Bishop J. W. Hood changed their roles from delegates to the Ecumenical Conference to fund-raisers, with a sole purpose of re-establishing Zion Wesley Institute.

 

Eventually, the Rowan County Town of Salisbury, just 20 miles northeast of Concord, offered Zion Wesley Institute Board of Trustees a generous $1,000 donation and an invitation to relocate the institution to Salisbury. The trustees accepted both gifts, and the College re-opened in Salisbury in 1882 on J. M. Gray’s farm, called Delta Grove, which consisted of one building and 40 acres. Besides moving from Concord to Salisbury, the College also changed its name, becoming Livingstone College, in honor of David Livingstone, a British Christian missionary, philanthropist and African Explorer. Dr. Price, the founder of Livingstone College, became its first president and served from 1882 to 1893.

 

Holistic Learning:

Livingstone College offers a Holistic Learning Environment that is designed to address the needs of a diverse student population. As a church-affiliated institution, Livingstone College seeks to attract professionals who are committed to supporting and fostering such principles. Such commitment and support paved the way for the launching of a very unique initiative. The initiative is entitled "The Total Learning Environment." "The Total Learning Environment" is a new holistic approach to academic preparation, whereby we will create a learning environment designed to change attitudes and modify student behavior. Students who matriculate on the campus of Livingstone College, in addition to their academic preparation, will participate in a number of activities and programs, designed to address the cultural scars of their past, enabling them to leave our institution with the academic preparation to compete in our global economy, and where they will have immediate positive impact on our society. Additionally, our students will be prepared to positively address the challenges, which plague the African-American community - particularly those challenges that exacerbate their dilemma. The College implemented a curriculum, which helped to develop "The Center for Holistic Learning." One of the first programs of its kind, "The Center for Holistic Learning" promotes both the awareness and mastery of the following modules/concepts:

  •  Health, Wellness & Fitness
  •  Emergency Response & First Aid
  •  Political Action & Social Responsibility
  •  Volunteerism, Public Service
  •  Cultural and Social Awareness
  •  Debt Management, Personal Responsibility, & Philanthropy
  •  Individual & Organizational Leadership
  •  Spanish as a 2nd Language
  •  Technology & The 21St Century
  •  Faith-Based Strategies for the Enhancement of the Quality of Life

 

Our Home:

Livingstone College is located in the heart of Rowan County’s historic Salisbury, North Carolina. Known by many as “The Jewel of The South”, Livingstone College sits quaintly against a picturesque backdrop of lush green grass and majestic maple and oak trees, making it the ideal learning environment. With an enrollment of 1200 students, the College is strategically located 45 miles from Charlotte and the Piedmont Triad of Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point, North Carolina.

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