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Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics

Employer
University of Missouri - St. Louis
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics, Physics & Space Sciences, Statistics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Hiring Department

Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy, and Statistics

Job Description

The Department of Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy, and Statistics at the University of St. Louis - Missouri invites applications for the full-time non-tenure track position of Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics to begin Fall 2022. The primary role in this position will be teaching with a focus on introductory mathematics courses, including but not limited to courses in quantitative reasoning, statistics, algebra, trigonometry, and calculus.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Our teaching faculty typically teach both in-person and online courses for a total of 12 credit hours per semester with a workload distribution of 80% teaching and 20% service. As a part of this service, teaching faculty often act as a course coordinator, providing leadership to graduate teaching assistants and adjunct faculty and overseeing instruction of a course.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
A Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related discipline.
A strong proven commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferences will be given to candidates with evidence of successful teaching of introductory mathematics courses at the junior college or university level.

Preferences will be given to candidates with knowledge of research-informed teaching and learning strategies.

Application Materials

Candidates must prepare a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, and current vita which lists detailed teaching experience, including courses taught and teaching evaluations from previous institutes, if available. A diversity or inclusive excellence statement is also required and should reflect the candidate’s understanding of, experience with, and ability to contribute to a diverse and inclusive campus, department, and classroom. Documents should be packaged as a single PDF and submitted through the university online submission system at: https://www.umsl.edu/services/hrs/careers/faculty.html. Additionally, applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation emailed to Emily Ross at rossem@umsl.edu. Questions related to the position may also be directed to the same email address.

Application Deadline

For priority review, please apply by April 22nd. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.

Other Information

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics values collegiality, collaboration, and curiosity. We strive to create an environment where our faculty and students can thrive. In order to foster the knowledge and talent required to tackle the challenges of the modern world, it is essential to have a variety of voices, perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences at the table.

Inclusive Excellence Statement

As one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse campuses in Missouri, UMSL is committed to maintaining a climate where all students, faculty, staff and visitors can explore their interests, refine their talents and flourish. Inclusive excellence is embedded in our strategic plan which focuses on actions to recruit and retain diverse students and employees and promote activities that encourage civil and constructive discourse, reasoned thought and sustained dialogue in an environment of inclusion, respect and appreciation.

Benefit Eligibility

The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit:

https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

EEO IS THE LAW

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