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Adjunct Faculty- Mathematics

Employer
Lasell University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
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Adjunct Faculty- Mathematics

The School of Health Sciences at Lasell University seeks an adjunct instructor of Mathematics for an on-campus courses in the Fall 2021 term.

Given Lasell's commitment to fostering an intellectually enriching and inclusive educational environment, our expectation is that the successful candidate will demonstrate competence and sensitivity in leading, managing, and advising employees and students who are broadly diverse with regard to various aspects of identity, such as race, ethnicity, ability status, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, nationality, and religion.

We seek faculty and staff who appreciate the value diversity brings to a campus community and are eager to foster an inclusive environment here at Lasell. Employees who represent the various areas of diversity of our student body are key contributors to our strategic vision.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Provide hybrid model of instruction that includes an on-campus face to face and online component for course sessions utilizing the college philosophy of connected learning (teaching and learning support provided for instructors)
  • Incorporate the use of Canvas Learning Management System in all aspects of course delivery
  • Maintain weekly office hours
  • Provide a syllabus and course outline to students that clearly communicates course content and requirements via Canvas Learning Management System
  • Provide timely feedback to students as defined by the Teaching and Learning Guidelines established by Lasell University Teaching and Learning Center
  • Keep accurate records of student progress through the Canvas gradebook feature
  • Complete mid-semester progress reports, and submit final grade in Self-Service System by registrar established deadline
  • Work collaboratively with Mathematics Program Chair and university faculty on course content requirements and methods of delivery

Given ongoing uncertainty due to COVID, the university is planning on face-to-face teaching. Instructors should be prepared to teach remotely if circumstances change, and to accommodate both in-person and remote learners in the same section if necessary.

Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in mathematics or mathematics related field.
  • Requires college-level teaching experience, a familiarity with online learning management systems preferred.

Courses Description:
Mathematics of Design (TR, 12:30-1:45pm)
This course explores elements of mathematics within the design field from the incorporation of algebra to concepts of geometry. Students will have the opportunity to integrate numerical fluency, proportional reasoning, data interpretation, algebraic reasoning and communicating quantitative information through group problem solving and class discussions. Topics include pattern drafting, layouts cutting, revenue, cost, and profit modeling, measurement systems, Euclidean geometry, and spatial reasoning.

Interested candidates should upload a letter of interest, resume and the information of three (3) references using the forms below. Review of resumes will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Lasell University requires all employees to be vaccinated and to provide the documentation upon the start of employment. Lasell also provides individuals the opportunity to request a medical or religious exemption.

Lasell University is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.

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