Michigan State University, Mathematics

Position ID: MSU-CSAS18 [#12034]
Position Title: Continuing System Academic Specialist
Position Location: East Lansing, Michigan 48824, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Mathematics Education
Application Deadline: finished (2018/06/07, finished 2019/04/14)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a continuing system academic specialist position with anticipated start date of August 16, 2018.

A Masters degree in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or a closely related field at the time of hire is required, with a Ph.D. preferred. Candidates must have a demonstrated instructional excellence in gateway mathematics courses. Extensive experience with developing and/or leading a program in instructional mentoring and coordinating multi-section courses is desirable. The successful candidate will work with instructors, graduate teaching assistants, and undergraduate learning assistants to improve their teaching, coordinate and teach introductory-level mathematics courses, and join a large and active group of teaching faculty focused on excellence in service course instruction in the mathematical sciences. The position will include a 1-1 teaching load, primarily focused on introductory courses (e.g. Survey of Calculus).

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following items through MathJobs in support of their application: 1. Cover letter explaining the applicant’s interest in and fit with the advertised position 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Statement on teaching philosophy and experience in working with faculty and graduate students on teaching professional development 4. Three to five reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at MathJobs). At least two of them should address the applicant’s teaching.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Wells Hall
619 Red cedar Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48824

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