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Adjunct Faculty in Mathematics

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Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Location
San Antonio, TX

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Job Title

Adjunct Faculty in Mathematics

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Department of Computational, Engineering, and Mathematical Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

Multiple part-time adjunct instructors are needed for teaching college level mathematics courses for FALL 2024 and SPRING 2025. The Department of Computational, Engineering, and Mathematical Sciences is seeking a non-tenure track adjunct faculty in mathematics. Responsibilities may include teaching any of these undergraduate courses in mathematics – Calculus I and II, Calculus I and II Labs, Precalculus, College Algebra, College Algebra Recitation, Contemporary Mathematics I, Introductory Statistics, and other mathematics courses as needed. The adjunct faculty will prepare and teach the assigned course/s following a syllabus guideline in face to face, online, or hybrid formats as assigned by the department. The faculty will maintain appropriate course related records on Blackboard (our Learning Management System), assign earned grades, report needed course related data to the department, and communicate with the departmental faculty and staff on course related issues as needed. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, or online classes.

Required Education and Experience:

  • An earned Master's degree in Mathematics or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.

  • 18 graduate hours in Mathematics.

  • Experience and interest in teaching undergraduates in a college/university setting.

  • Prior college mathematics teaching experience and experience with Blackboard, our Learning Management System.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Working towards (ABD) or has earned Ph.D. in Mathematics, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.

  • Broad training in mathematics.

  • Excellent (1) oral and written communication skills and (2) presentation skills.

  • Interest in active and collaborative learning, and the use of instructional technology for face to face and online courses.

  • Experience with Blackboard, our Learning Management System.

  • Experience with non-traditional commuter university setting.

  • Experience with a culturally diverse student body.

Application Process:

  • Application/Faculty Form

  • Cover Letter (include a statement on whether you can teach face to face classes or only online classes)

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • A brief (one page maximum) description of your in-person and online teaching experiences

  • Complete set of unofficial transcripts.

Applicants must complete the online Application/Faculty Form as well as upload a letter of interest (cover letter), their curriculum vitae, and a description of in-person and online teaching experience onto our online employment portal: https://employment.tamusahr.com/. In addition, applicants must submit a complete set of unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are not necessary to complete the initial application). Only applicants who are invited for an interview will be asked to submit three letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair, addressed to:

Mathematics Adjunct Faculty Position

c/o Dr. Elizabeth Leyva

Texas A&M University-San Antonio

College of Arts & Sciences

One University Way

San Antonio, Texas 78224

The letters of recommendations should be written on letterhead, be less than one year old, and must bear the writer's actual signature. The letters of recommendation can be submitted electronically by the writer as a PDF attachment with the subject heading "Mathematics - Letter of Recommendation – Applicant Name" to the Search Committee chair, Dr. Elizabeth Leyva at Elizabeth.Leyva@tamusa.edu or sent through the mail to the address above. The position is open until filled but review of applications will begin immediately. If selected for the position, prior to issuing a letter of appointment, the official transcripts must be received by the university directly from each degree-granting institution. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated. Detailed instructions will be provided to the selected candidate on the transmission of the transcript.

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any position on our website, please use the following link: 

http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html

Summary of Employee Benefits:

www.tamusa.edu/human-resources/documents/Summary-of-Employees-Benefits1.pdf

Texas A&M University-San Antonio values community engagement and encourages applicants who are committed to advancing the well-being and prosperity of our communities. 

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once the application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.  If you have issues with adding documents to your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058. 

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Organization

TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

TAMUSA pic3Since becoming president of A&M-SA in 2015, Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson has forged an audacious strategic plan for the University to fulfill its mission and bring to life its core values while achieving several important goals, including becoming a national model for student and academic success.

Through the University’s 26 undergraduate degrees and 13 graduate degrees, students can pursue a wide variety of in-demand fields, such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology. A&M-SA equips students with the knowledge, marketable skills and high-impact educational experiences that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship and lifelong learning.

With unprecedented enrollment growth, small classes, flexible schedules and in-demand degrees, A&M-SA is making the dream of higher education a reality for students in the San Antonio community and beyond.TAMUSA pic2

Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
  • A&M-SA is a Military EmbracingTM university; 1 in 6 of our students is military connected (veterans, active-duty, spouses or dependents)
  • The National Security Agency (NSA) designated A&M-SA as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through the year 2022. This prestigious designation puts the University among a select group of institutions nationwide meeting rigorous federal standards.
  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio

Accreditation

Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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