Adjunct Faculty in Mathematics

Elmhurst University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 12, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs
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Employment Type
Full Time
Job Summary

The Department of Mathematics at Elmhurst University in the greater Chicago area invites applications to join the pool of part-time (adjunct) faculty. We welcome candidates who teach mathematics courses such as liberal arts mathematics, college algebra, precalculus, business calculus, elementary statistics, and the first course in the calculus sequence.
When a position is available, qualified applicants may be contacted for an interview and asked to submit further documentation.

Essential Functions
  • Prepare course syllabi for assigned courses based on approved course descriptions.
  • Hold regular class meetings that promote active learning and student engagement.
  • Create and administer learning activities; assign grades based on clear requirements.
  • Be available to students for questions and additional help.
  • Follow University and departmental policies.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • An earned master’s or doctoral degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics.
  • Expertise in the area of mathematics and/or statistics taught.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with mathematics department faculty, staff and students.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching with a commitment to creating an inclusive learning environment for a diverse student body.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in college-level teaching in mathematics courses.
  • Doctoral degree in mathematics or closely related field preferred.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Please be aware that as a continued emphasis on keeping our community safe and healthy, we will require all faculty, staff, and students to submit verification of full vaccination for COVID -19.

Please provide 2 references, including name, phone number and email. This may be included in applicant’s cover letter or optional “other” document.

Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 15 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazine’s consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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