Primary Purpose of Position
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is accepting applications for part-time mathematics instructors. Part-time instructors are hired on a semester-by-semester basis to teach lower division mathematics courses offered by the Mathematics and Statistics Department. The maximum teaching load is 12 semester credit hours with either four 3-credit hour courses or three 4-credit hour courses per semester. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: teaching precalculus algebra & trigonometry, precalculus, calculus or introductory probability & statistics courses, providing tutoring and other academic support to students, attend course instruction related training workshops, participating in data collection and assessment of student learning, and submitting teaching materials as part of semester teaching evaluation.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is an academic unit within the College of Science and Technology, seeking to provide undergraduate and graduate students with an inviting environment that inspires them to become leaders in their fields and areas of expertise. The Department of Mathematics & Statistics offers degree programs in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Mathematics Secondary Education at the B.S. level, Applied Mathematics at the M.S. level, and a doctoral concentration in Data Science and Analytics within the multidisciplinary PhD program in Applied Science and Technology. The Department also offers two minor programs in Applied Mathematics and Mathematics Secondary Education, and an undergraduate certificate program in Data Science and Analytics, and is a major contributor to an online graduate certificate program in Data Analytics offered by the Graduate College. In terms of student credit hours taught, it is, as befits a STEM oriented university, the largest department in the College of Science and Technology.
Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics or Mathematical Education with at least 18 credit hours of graduate mathematics or statistics courses at time of application.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Candidates with 1-2 years teaching experience at the University or Community College level and with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a commitment to general education mathematics instruction and student success are preferred.