Instructor, MCIS

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 17, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Mathematical, Computing, & Information Sciences

Requested Start Date:

January 4, 2021

Pay Range:

$40,000.00 - $45,000.00

Normal Work Schedule:

Varies depending on department need and class schedule

Job Summary:

The Instructor in Mathematics in the Department of Mathematical Computing Info Sciences, provides educational services to traditional and non-traditional students during the day or evening; teaching undergraduate level courses in mathematics; and may be required to teach courses within his/her concentration area on campus, off-campus, online courses and possible videoconferencing depending on need of location.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for teaching undergraduate level courses in Mathematical Computing Info Sciences.
  • Responsible for curriculum and program development, advisement, professional development activities, and grant writing within the Mathematical Computing Info Sciences area.
  • Develops and implements a program of instruction that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and is consistent with the university, SACS accreditation, and state study and curriculum guides.
  • Assesses student’s abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement.
  • Serves as advisor and mentor for students.
  • Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serves the needs and capabilities of the students.
  • Manages the behaviors of learners in the online classroom environment and utilize state-of-the-art technologies to enhance content delivery.
  • Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.
  • Actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum.
  • Exhibits a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities and engage in professional, university, and community service.
  • Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.
  • Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports.
  • Agrees to participate in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school, including service on committees.
  • Registers student attendance in accordance with JSU policy.
  • Participates and belongs to educational/professional associations (within concentration) and participates in their activities.
  • Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and departmental policy and by administration.
  • Assists department head with outreach and stewardship activities aimed at enhancing state and regional disaster preparedness and response.
  • Acts as coordinator for Mathematical Computing Info Sciences internship programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the department head.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in mathematics or related field with at least 18 hours in graduate level mathematics courses
  • Qualifications and degree must be obtained by June 1, 2021 to be considered for the position

Preferred Qualifications:

Required Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume (CV)
  • Unofficial Transcript (Official transcripts will be required for final round interviews)
  • Teaching Philosophy

  • Additional Information: None

    Supplemental Questions: None

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