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Mathematics Quantitative Fellow

Employer
Amherst College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 11, 2024

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

Job Details



Mathematics Quantitative Fellow

Amherst Campus
Full Time
JR4818

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications from graduating Amherst College seniors or recent alumni for the Mathematics Quantitative Fellow position. The Mathematics Quantitative Fellow is a full-time, fixed-term position from July 2024 to June 2025, starting at $19.33 per hour. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

The Mathematics Quantitative Fellow is a "green dean" position for a recent Amherst College graduate to provide learning support for students in intermediate Math courses and to encourage students with a wide variety of backgrounds, including groups under-represented in mathematics, first-generation college students, and students with varying mathematical preparation. The Fellow also supports students preparing to take the departmental Comprehensive exam.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Providing support for a highly diverse group of students in intermediate mathematics courses. Support is in the form of drop-in tutoring, appointments and workshops for students in two courses each semester including Math 220, 271, 350 or 355
  • Coordinating with faculty members and Math staff in the Moss Quantitative Center to decide on division of support and scheduling
  • Working with the Q Center director on planning and college trainings
  • Providing support during January for students taking the Mathematics Comprehensive Exam or the Honors Qualifying Exam
  • Involvement in campus life and events


Qualifications:

Required
  • Requires a BA from Amherst College
  • A major in Math or strong math background, including the ability to assist students with Math 220, 271, 350 or 355
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Facility with online communication and email
  • Commitment to working with a diverse community
  • Good judgment working with students and faculty


Preferred
  • Tutoring experience at Amherst College


Amherst College offers many opportunities for professional growth and development, continued learning, and career advancement.

Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume, unofficial transcript and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs. Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. (Current employees and students should apply by clicking on the Career icon from their Workday home screen) Review of applications will begin March 25 and will continue until the position is filled.


To apply, visit https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Amherst_Jobs/job/Amherst-Campus/Mathematics-Quantitative-Fellow_JR4818


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Company

Amherst College

Amherst College prepares students to make a difference in the world. Our financial aid program is among the most substantial in the nation, and our student body is among the most diverse. At Amherst, you are part of a lively, inquisitive, devoted community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who find inspiration in one another and in the process of learning.

Since our 1821 founding, Amherst has demonstrated steadfast confidence in the value of the liberal arts and the importance of critical thinking. Small classes, an open curriculum and a singular focus on undergraduate education ensure that leading scholars engage daily with talented, curious students, equipping them for leadership in an increasingly global and complex world.

Offering competitive compensation packages and a multitude of programs and services for staff, Amherst works to enrich the working life and support the well-being of each and every employee.

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