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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer of Mathematics

Employer
Aurora University
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
May 4, 2023


Aurora University seeks talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning. As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester. Student advising is supported by professional staff. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required for all positions. Experience teaching at a smaller, private institution is highly preferred.

Position Purpose: The School of Natural Sciences, Technology, and Mathematics at Aurora University invites applications for a full-time lecturer/senior lecturer of mathematics. The successful candidate will be able to effectively teach Mathematics courses at all levels such as College Algebra, Probability and Statistics, Differential Equations, and other courses. The faculty member must be involved with students outside of classes by mentoring them on future educational and career plans. The faculty member will be expected to be involved in the department and university with curriculum development, program assessments, and engagement in institutional service. This position is a 9-month academic appointment with the possibility of additional summer stipends contingent upon the need and availability of funds beginning fall of 2023.

Essential Job Functions: Aurora University expects faculty to be able to deliver high-impact education to students in a diverse and inclusive classroom. Aurora University also expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three, four-credit hour courses per semester. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core.

Education: A master’s degree in Mathematics or a related discipline is required.

Experience: The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate effective teaching methods and a strong commitment to student success.

Skills: Demonstrate commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment. Demonstrated effective written, oral communication, and/or presentation skills. Commitment to staying current in the field. Mentoring undergraduate students.

Physical Requirements: Demonstrate commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment. Demonstrated effective written, oral communication, and/or presentation skills. Commitment to staying current in the field. Mentoring undergraduate students.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by June 1, 2023. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled. It is anticipated the appointments will begin fall 2023.

Inquiries about this position can be directed to the Department Chair, Dr. Regina Rahn .

All benefit-eligible faculty positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted). Electronic applications welcomed.

If you were referred by a current employee of Aurora University please include the name of the employee in your submission.

Please submit application materials as follows:

Hardcopy submissions:
Faculty Search, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Aurora University
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506

Electronic submissions:
facultysearch@aurora.edu

Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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