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Non Tenure Track Assistant Teaching Professor, Mathematics

Company:
Roosevelt University
Job Location:
Chicago, 60605
Category:
Mathematics
Type:
Full-Time
Position Rank Assistant Teaching Professor, Mathematics

Track Non-Tenure Track

Category Full-Time Faculty

Posting Number F0000209

Location Chicago

Open Date 04/09/2024

Open Until Filled? No

Job Type Full-Time

Position Summary

Reflecting the ideals of its founders in 1945, Roosevelt University is a private, nonsectarian community of educators, scholars and learners committed to academic, creative and service excellence, who value differences in personal experiences and perspectives; ask difficult questions; and promote mutual understanding, inclusion, social consciousness and action toward social justice. Recognizing that difference broadens perspectives, Roosevelt University seeks and serves a diverse, promising student body from metropolitan Chicago and around the world. We invite you to contribute your talents to our community.

Roosevelt University's Mathematics program is currently seeking a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Mathematics starting August 15, 2024. The primary teaching assignment involves teaching 24 credits per year in the areas of developmental mathematics, quantitative literacy, introductory statistics, college algebra, pre-calculus, and the calculus sequence. The assignment also includes curriculum development and assessment, mentoring and supervising adjunct faculty and/or tutors, participation in the governance process through work in normal professional activities, committee work, and student activities.

Applications will be reviewed with an expected start date for the fall semester, August 15, 2024, and end date of May 15, 2025. This position is renewable.

Special Instructions Summary

Interested/qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Applicants are encouraged to submit materials as soon as possible as review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Masters in Mathematics or related field
  • Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of Excel and computer-assisted learning platforms, such as MyLabs Math
Years of Experience Required 1-2 years teaching at the university level

Certification/Licensure Required

NA

Minimum Qualifications

Refer to knowledge, skills and abilities above

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with at-risk and/or first-generation college students.
  • PhD in mathematics, statistics, or mathematics education.
  • Experience in teaching statistics, teaching using Excel, or teaching the prospective K-8 classroom teacher.
  • Commitment to the innovation and improvement of teaching, including supplemental software programs and tools.
  • Experience supervising students and/or faculty.
  • Experience with course design utilizing computer assisted math instruction.
Equipment Operated

Basic office/ classroom equipment (desktop computer, laptop, overhead projector, office copier).

Working Conditions

Normal climate-controlled office environment is provided. Job is largely sedentary, but there is a need to move about the office and buildings frequently. Occasional bending, stooping, lifting, pushing and/or pulling is required (typically less than 10 pounds).
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