University of Connecticut, Mathematics

Position ID: UCONN-APIRAVP [#14978, 493652]
Position Title: Assistant Professor In Residence
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Groton, Connecticut 06340, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/12/31help popup* (posted 2019/10/23, listed until 2020/02/20)
Position Description:    

University of Connecticut
Department of Mathematics
Assistant Professor in Residence
Non-Tenure Track Faculty
Groton, CT

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Connecticut, Avery Point regional campus, invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the Assistant Professor in Residence level, beginning Fall 2020. The candidate will provide undergraduate teaching and will also serve in managing the Math Resource Center. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Avery Point regional campus with the possibility of work at other UConn campuses.

The regional campus at Avery Point offers all the benefits of a prestigious public research university in a small, liberal arts college setting. Avery Point provides specialized programs that take advantage of our waterfront location and delivers an exceptional education in more traditional areas of study. On campus partners such as the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation, Connecticut Sea Grant and the Mystic Aquarium make available opportunities for collaboration both in and out of the classroom.

The successful candidate will be expected to share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate level (which could include 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; 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; experience coordinating multi-section courses; experience with grant applications for pedagogical activities; familiarity with Course Management Systems; advising students in lower-level math courses; research activity that strengthens the departments teaching mission; and involvement in online or flipped courses.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position that has 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. The position has an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020. The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be at the Avery Point regional campus.

TO APPLY

Please apply online at MathJobs (http://mathjobs.org). Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, commitment to diversity statement, and three letters of reference on your behalf, one of which addresses teaching qualifications. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Only complete applications with all required materials will be considered and reviewed.

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 #2020234)

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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