Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 232157-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Instructional, Instructional Design

Position Summary:

The position of Pre-Calculus Coordinator is central to the efforts of the Department of Mathematics to develop student-centered, active learning classes. The Department sees this position as important, not only in its own right, but also as a channel for informing the department about future pedagogical developments that use cutting-edge teaching methods and blended learning formats.

The person in this position develops and directs the pre-calculus program in collaboration with Mathematics faculty and staff. Currently the pre-calculus program includes Math 96: Preparatory Algebra, Math 112: Algebra, Math 113: Trigonometry, Math 114: Algebra and Trigonometry, and Math 141: Quantitative Reasoning. This position carries a teaching load of 3-4 courses per year, at least one of which will be a pre-calculus course.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree in Mathematics or PhD degree in Mathematics or related science is required; preference will be given to a Ph.D. in Mathematics.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum of 3 years of experience teaching introductory mathematics courses.
Demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching undergraduate students.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired in to an Assistant Faculty Associate, Associate Faculty Associate or Faculty Associate title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position contact: Benedek Valko ( )

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.


Benedek Valko
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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Applications Open: Mar 26 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 23 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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