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Position: Faculty, Tenure-Track, Developmental Mathematics

Grade Department Position type: Position Number
2IF – Department not found Full-time A98699


Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Developmental Mathematics Department Chair, the tenure-track faculty member will provide high quality teaching of developmental mathematics courses (Arithmetic through Intermediate Algebra), and be responsible for providing service and scholarship as detailed in department tenure and post-tenure requirements.  


Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Teach developmental mathematics (Pre- Algebra through Intermediate Algebra) under administrative direction.
  • Plan, prepare and follow an approved course of study with measurable objectives.
  • Prepare instructional materials including course syllabi, instructional aids, and tests.
  • Instruct, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in regular classrooms and/or computerized classrooms through lectures, discussions, conferences, demonstrations, individualized instruction and other appropriate methods.
  • Evaluate student learning and utilize accepted assessment strategies in evaluating learning.
  • Maintain a student-centered approach to education
  • Maintain and submit records of students' accountability and performance.
  • Provide an open, discrimination free classroom environment.
  • Gather and analyze student outcomes data.
  • Attend and contribute in faculty and other meetings.
  • Serve on committees as assigned.
  • Work with colleagues to accomplish common goals.
  • Develop mathematics curriculum and teaching strategies as needed.
  • Assist in advisement, placement, and follow-up progression of students.
  • Meet department service requirements.
  • Attend and present research at conferences. Stay current in developmental mathematics education.    

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • N/A 

Special Requirements of the Position:
  • N/A 

Qualifications:

Minimum qualificationsGraduation from an accredited institution with an earned master's degree in mathematics or a mathematics related field with completed graduate-level mathematics coursework. Teaching experience. Must have the ability to:

  • Effectively teach developmental mathematics using a variety of instructional modes and acknowledged best practices in the discipline.
  • Communicate well, both orally and in writing, in English.
  • Use effective, student-centered instructional strategies and techniques which include engaged learning strategies, and computer-aided instruction.
  • Manage, motivate and evaluate students.
  • Use effective interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Use computers and work with a variety of software applications to include MS Word, MS Excel, and Outlook.

 Preferred qualifications: Eighteen semester hours of graduate-level mathematics.  An earned doctorate in an education or mathematics related field. Teaching experience in Developmental Mathematics. 


Disclaimer:
This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.
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