Western Colorado University, Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: 2491-MCS [#15801]
Position Title: Mathematics Lecturer
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Gunnison, Colorado 81231, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2020/03/11)
Position Description:    

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POSITION: Western Colorado University invites applications for a non-tenure-track, full-time positions in Mathematics for the 2020-2021 academic year (with possibility of renewal). Teaching responsibilities are 15 credits per semester including lower-division undergraduate Mathematics with the possibility of upper-division Mathematics and undergraduate research mentoring. The Mathematics program has approximately 50 majors, a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum, and seven full-time faculty members. For more information about the program, please visit our website at http://www.western.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/mathematics

SALARY: Salary: $37,000 - $38,000 annually, depending on qualifications. Benefits include an employee/employer shared contribution retirement plan and life and health insurance.

START DATE: August 2020

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree or Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field required. Candidates must possess strong communication skills and a commitment to undergraduate education and excellence in teaching. The department is particularly interested in candidates with experience in or potential for using innovative approaches to teaching. Prior teaching experience and experience working with diverse populations is preferred.

APPLICATION: To apply, use our online application at http://www.western.edu/jobs; required attachments to your online application include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts and a short essay answering the following questions: 1.) How have you used or intend to use technology such as graphing calculators, apps, or computer algebra systems in your teaching? If you have used such, did the technology enhance or inhibit learning? 2.) What do you bring to a lower division Mathematics class that the students can't get from an online class?

Three letters of recommendation are also required and these must be submitted via email to Ms. Lori Clement: lclement@western.edu

Please direct questions regarding the position to Dr. Jeremy Muskat, search committee chair: jmuskat@western.edu

Unofficial transcripts are acceptable during screening. Official transcripts are required prior to employment.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Western is a residential, public university with an enrollment of 3,400 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Faculty members share a strong commitment to personalized education with the liberal arts as its core. It is a student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged campus and community. The curriculum provides professional flexibility where experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches are valued. Western is also an advocate of diversity, equity, and inclusivity of all types including ability (physical, mental), social class, racial/ethnic, linguistic, religion, sexual orientation, age, experience, gender, and cultural. Please see our diversity statement, and our DEII Committee charge. The university is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides significant year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Employees have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit http://www.western.edu to learn more about the university.

Western Colorado University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.

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Contact: Dr. Jeremy Muskat
Postal Mail:
128 Hurst Hall
1 Western Way
Gunnison, CO 81231
Web Page: http://www.western.edu/jobs

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