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Mathematics Adjunct Faculty

Employer
Champlain College
Location
Burlington, Vermont
Salary
Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 22, 2022
Website
https://www.champlain.edu/

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Mathematics Adjunct Faculty

Job Description:
Mathematics adjunct faculty needed for the Fall 2022 semester: August 29, 2022 - December 16, 2022.  Classes are held on campus in Burlington, Vermont for three hours per week.  Days and times vary. 

Applicants, please specify which course(s) you are interested in teaching in your cover letter.

Course Descriptions:

MTH-115 - MATHEMATICS FOR PROBLEM-SOLVING AND DECISION-MAKING
Utilizing an application-driven approach, students will learn and practice mathematical thinking and concepts through discussing, exploring and resolving current topics.  Students will explore how mathematical skills can be utilized throughout both their personal and professional lives to better understand and possibly solve issues that surround them and that impact the world around them.  Students will see a variety of topics including math for personal finance and an introduction to probability and statistics.

MTH-125 - PRECALCULUS
Students work with topics in algebra, trigonometry, functions, and curve-sketching in the Cartesian plane as preparation to take a course in Calculus.  After a brief algebra review, precalculus topics include polynomial, rational, inverse, exponential, and logarithmic functions, and an introduction to trigonometry and trigonometric functions.

MTH-180 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS
Teaches a statistical approach to decision making under uncertainty. Topics are descriptive statistics, probability distributions, inferential statistics, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear regression and correlation.

MTH-230 CALCULUS I
This course teaches the common application of calculus theories. You will investigate basic topics of differential and integral calculus with a specific emphasis on applications. You will perform differentiation and integration of algebraic and transcendental functions, apply optimization techniques, and learn to formulate and solve differential equations

Requirements:
Master's degree in Mathematics, Statistics or a related field. PhD preferred. Experience teaching college-level math courses and experience with an online learning management system is desirable but not required.

Additional Information:
The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.

Application materials must include a resume/CV and a letter of interest (Cover Letter) specifically addressing the desired qualifications as well as a separate DEI statement describing your experience and vision for mentoring underrepresented students. Further describe how you would contribute to Champlain's goal of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Champlain College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, religion, age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, veteran or military service status, HIV-positive status, qualified disability, or on the basis of any other status protected by law, and does not discriminate in the administration of its education and admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, employment practices or co-curricular and other College-administered programs. Champlain College will make reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified students, applicants for admission or employment, or employees. Please contact the People Center at 802.651.5800 with questions concerning the hiring process or future employment at Champlain College, or if auxiliary aids or services are needed to apply for employment at Champlain College.

Champlain College is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community.  Recognizing that diversity is both a reflection of our world and a source of rich education, Champlain strives to be diverse and inclusive in ways that reflect the world in which we live and work.   All members of the Champlain community are valued as individuals.   

The College seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, teaching or research can contribute to the diversity, inclusivity and academic excellence of Champlain College.  Please include information about how you would contribute to these efforts and help to further this goal in your letter of interest/cover letter.

Application Instructions:

  • Champlain College values, supports and encourages diversity of backgrounds, cultures and perspectives of students, faculty and staff.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.

Please submit the following documents

  1. Resume/CV and  A letter of interest (Cover Letter) specifically addressing the desired qualifications. DEI statement

To apply, please visit https://champlain.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=150788

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