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Position: Instructor - Mathematics
Institution: Truckee Meadows Community College
Location: Reno, Nevada, United States
Duties: Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds
Requirements: M.S. or M.A. from a regionally accredited institution in Mathematics, or an M.S. or M.A. in Computer Science, Statistics, or Physics with 18 graduate credit hours in Mathematics. One year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level
   
Text: Tenure-Track Mathematics Instructor (Two Openings) TMCC - Truckee Meadows Community College - Dandini Campus Apply Apply with LinkedIn Thank you for your interest in Truckee Meadows Community College. Once you start the application process you will not be able to save your work. Please ensure you have everything available to complete your application before you begin. Required documents to apply for the position are listed below in the posting. If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact Human Resources at (775) 673-7168 or humanresources@tmcc.edu . Job Description Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), located in Reno, Nevada is seeking applicants for two full-time, tenure-track Math Instructors. The TMCC Mathematics Department is a progressive, growing department serving over 3000 students with courses ranging from arithmetic through differential equations, including technical math and teacher preparation courses. The department uses a variety of course formats. Classes are generally small and interactive. Calculators, computers and other technology are available. Courses are offered at several education centers in the Reno-Sparks area. Workload assignments are scheduled throughout the calendar year, and faculty will be expected to teach a flexible schedule that could include day, evening and weekend classes. Minimum Qualifications: 1. M.S. or M.A. from a regionally accredited institution in Mathematics, or an M.S. or M.A. in Computer Science, Statistics, or Physics with 18 graduate credit hours in Mathematics. 2. One year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Preferred Qualifications: 1. A PhD in Mathematics or closely related field with 30 or more graduate math credits. 2. Ability to teach all mathematics courses from Arithmetic to Differential Equations. 3. Experience with using graphics calculators, computers, mathematics and educational software and smart classroom technologies. 4. Community college teaching experience. 5. Understanding of the mission and role of the community college in the context of a diverse, multi-cultural environment. 6. Experience/working knowledge of elementary school math education. Responsibilities: Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds. 1. Teach 30 credit hours during the academic year (15 for fall semester and 15 for spring semester). 2. Use research-based, best practices for teaching college level math. 3. Create course syllabi, lesson plans, instructional materials, exams, homework assignments and other relevant course documents as needed. 4. Conduct formal assessment of one's own classes and use the results to improve one's teaching as measured by student learning gains. 5. Assist in coordinating all aspects of curriculum instruction and formal assessment across multiple course sections. 6. Keep all official documentation for courses up to date. 7. Contribute to the department culture of teaching and learning excellence. 8. Take part in college governance by attending meetings for your home department and home division and by participating on college committees and/or NSHE committees of your choosing. 9. Participate in student recruitment and retention efforts. 10. Teach evening and/or weekend classes as well as day classes at one or more of the college locations as needed. 11. Maintain regular office hours for consulting with students on academic issues. 12. Respond to requests for information and provide reporting to the college as needed in a timely manner. 13. Collaborate with faculty at other NSHE institutions and/or teachers in the local school districts as opportunities arise. 14. Use relevant software for generating, inputting and retrieving information necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of this position. 15. Work in a professional and collegial manner with faculty, staff, and students in the best interest of the college and the people it serves. 16. Perform other activities as defined in the faculty annual plan. 17. Comply with published college policies and procedures. 18. Other duties as assigned. 19. Perform all assigned duties in a manner that serves the best interests of students and is consistent with standards, mission and goals of Truckee Meadows Community College. Salary Information: $46,691 depending on education and experience. Exempt Yes Full-Time Equivalent 100.0% Required Attachment(s) Cover Letter Current CV/Resume Copy of Unofficial Transcrips Contact information for three professional references Answers to the following question: 1. How does teaching at a community college differ from that of a university? 2. What is your teaching philosophy? Please provide specific examples of this philosophy in action. Posting close date: Applications will not be accepted on the closing date listed in this announcement. Applications must be complete and submitted prior to the date listed. Posting Close Date 02/1/2018 Note to Applicant Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials. All documents, including unofficial transcripts for academic positions, must be received on or before the closing date posted on the job announcements. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs. Apply Apply with LinkedIn Posted 10 Days Ago Full time R0106846
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