Mathematics, University of Connecticut

Position ID: UCONN-APIR [#11532]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Residence
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2018/08/23
Application Deadline: 2018/01/18** finished (posted 2017/12/15, finished 2018/05/08)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, invites applications for non-tenure track positions at the Assistant Professor in Residence level. The number of positions is subject to budgetary approval. These positions are suitable for candidates who wish to pursue a career at UConn with an emphasis on teaching excellence and continued growth in that direction.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is in the midst of a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/) and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for Assistant Professor in Residence positions the Department of Mathematics.

Successful candidates are expected to share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate level (including course coordination and preparation/revision of course materials); participate in university or external professional development programs, seminars, and conferences; apply for internal or external grants supportive of pedagogical activities; broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests. Responsibilities may include advising undergraduate students and helping to develop retention strategies for students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in mathematics; a record of outstanding teaching of introductory undergraduate courses; experience with educational technologies like smart boards, clickers, online homework systems or message boards; teaching and coordinating large lectures; an interest in mathematics education; and a deep commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

A record of effective teaching through innovative classroom strategies; providing TA support; experience with grant applications for pedagogical activities; and involvement in online or flipped courses.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track positions that have the possibility of leading to long-term multi-year contracts. The normal teaching load for these positions is seven three-credit courses per year, or the equivalent. These positions have an anticipated start date of August 23, 2018. The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Select “Apply” to submit the following materials via MathJobs (http://mathjobs.org): a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and direct at least three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf, at least one of which addresses teaching qualifications. The review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the positions are filled. Inquiries can be addressed to the Hiring Committee at aprhiring@math.uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018281)

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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