Assistant/Associate Visiting Professor Mathematics


Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular Tenure Track

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: ES0005/0

Salary Range: Commensurate with rank and experience

Closing Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021

Location: 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties

The Division of Sciences and Mathematics (DSAM) within the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of the District of Columbia is seeking a Asst./Asso. Visiting Professor Math to teach undergraduate mathematics courses designed for a diverse population of students. The Division is seeking to increase the number of Doctoral-level Statisticians in the Mathematics Program so it can continue to strengthen its statistics option for Mathematics Majors and to teach statistics to other STEM Majors (e.g., Biostatistics). The incumbent will be required to prepare and deliver relevant curriculum to students in their courses, using a variety of teaching methods to include, but not limited to, lecture, class discussion, demonstration labs, and projects. Experience advising students and supervising undergraduate research projects is preferred. Candidate must possess a demonstrated record of scholarly activities. The faculty member is expected to participate in program, division, and college service activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach undergraduate mathematics courses, especially elementary and upper-level statistics courses.
  • Participate in the ongoing development and assessment of the mathematics program.
  • Advise and mentor students on academic and career issues.
  • Prepare course materials and lesson plans.
  • Provide students an approved syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the institution, texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria, and an outline of appropriate University policies.
  • Present enthusiastic, well prepared, organized, and clear lessons consistent with the course syllabus.
  • Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and provide relevant and engaging assignments that facilitate real-world applications of concepts covered.
  • Provide students with timely information and feedback on their academic progress in the course.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.
  • Participate in professional development training on an ongoing basis.
  • Keep abreast of discipline related trends in instruction by reading current literature, collaborating with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Participate in program, division, and college service activities.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or related disciplines is required.
  • Ph. D. in Statistics is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience at the college/university level.
  • Demonstrated evidence of the ability to work collaboratively on research projects.
  • Effective and appropriate use of instructional technology.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience mentoring/advising undergraduate students, teaching/assessing learning in an outcomes and/or competence-based framework. A minimum of three years of research and teaching experience in post-secondary/higher education setting.
  • Demonstrated innovative approach to teaching and a willingness to continuously update teaching and learning strategies with new advancements in technology.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/ .

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