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Position: Instructor
Institution: Virginia Commonwealth University
Department: Mathematical Sciences
Location: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Duties: Responsibilities include teaching a full load of courses each semester of undergraduate mathematics or the equivalent. Future responsibilities may include leadership and coordination in a lower-level mathematics course and committee service to the department in exchange for appropriate teaching hours. Candidates with teaching interests in all areas of mathematics will be considered but preference will be given to those with interests or experience teaching college algebra, pre-calculus, differential and integral calculus, and/or mathematics courses for K-8 preservice and inservice teachers
Requirements: Master’s degree or higher in Mathematical Sciences, Education, or related field. A successful candidate must have demonstrated the ability and appreciation of working with diverse faculty, staff, and student environments and must exhibit a commitment to fostering diversity as a faculty member at VCU. At least 3 years of teaching experience at the K-8 level
   
Text: Position Information Position Number F40760 Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Instructor Working Title Instructor School/Unit College of Humanities and Sciences Department Mathematical Sciences Number of Months 9 Tenure Status Non-Tenure Eligible Grant funded position? No Position Summary and Qualifications Mission or Goal of Unit The mission of the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics is to offer a strong undergraduate and graduate education, with an increasing focus on the development of cross-disciplinary efforts that will prepare our students for real-world applications and stimulating employment and career opportunities. Key current objectives of the department include the continued development of a PhD program emphasizing the applications of mathematics to the medical and biological sciences, the improvement of student outcomes in our lower level courses, and the continued strengthening of our department’s track in secondary education preparation. We are looking for ambitious faculty members to help grow and strengthen the department by expanding teaching, research, and grant activity. We are excited about the opportunities to grow in these areas and are particularly interested in mathematicians with similar interests. Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal To meet the high demand for student instruction in Mathematics. The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for up to five instructor (non-tenure track) positions to begin August 2017. Position Responsibilities Responsibilities include teaching a full load of courses each semester of undergraduate mathematics or the equivalent. Future responsibilities may include leadership and coordination in a lower-level mathematics course and committee service to the department in exchange for appropriate teaching hours. Candidates with teaching interests in all areas of mathematics will be considered but preference will be given to those with interests or experience teaching college algebra, pre-calculus, differential and integral calculus, and/or mathematics courses for K-8 preservice and inservice teachers. Required Qualifications REQUIRED for both positions: Master’s degree or higher in Mathematical Sciences, Education, or related field. A successful candidate must have demonstrated the ability and appreciation of working with diverse faculty, staff, and student environments and must exhibit a commitment to fostering diversity as a faculty member at VCU . FURTHER REQUIREMENTS for the K-8 Mathematics Education Position: At least 3 years of teaching experience at the K-8 level;. Preferred Qualifications PREFERRED : PhD in Mathematics or a related field. Experience in (1) K-8 mathematics teacher leadership, (2) providing professional development for K-8 teachers, and (3) teaching at the college level. Posting Detail Information Date Posted 01/13/2017 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date Proposed Hire Date 08/16/2017 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information To apply, candidates must submit electronically through https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/59218 (1) a cover letter that includes a description of your professional goals and addresses your qualifications and experience as they relate to the responsibilities of this position, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) a detailed philosophy of teaching statement. Applicants must also have three letters of recommendation submitted electronically through https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/59218 Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Posted Salary
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