Mathematics, Oklahoma State University

Position ID: OSU-MLSC [#3570]
Position Title: Director, Mathematics Learning Success Center
Position Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2012/02/15 finished (posted 2012/01/15, finished 2012/07/27, listed until 2012/09/01)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics at Oklahoma State University invites applications for the position of Director of the Mathematics Learning Success Center (MLSC). This is a non-tenure-track faculty position offering an initial three-year appointment with annual review. Primary duties are to oversee the MLSC, an 8000 square foot tutoring and computer assisted learning center which offers drop-in and scheduled learning resources for mathematics courses ranging from college algebra up through differential equations and linear algebra. The MLSC Director will hire undergraduate coordinators and undergraduate tutors and will develop training programs for new tutors, in coordination with the faculty. The Director will also develop innovative programs to support instruction and enhance student learning and success in mathematics. In addition, the MLSC Director, who will also have an appointment as a clinical instructor, will teach 1-2 courses per semester. Candidates should have a record of excellence in teaching college-level mathematics, commitment to student learning and success, strong leadership ability and administrative skills, and outstanding communication skills. A Masters degree in mathematics or mathematics education is required; a Ph.D. in one of those fields is preferred. Experience in teaching entry-level college mathematics courses is required; the candidate’s ability to teach courses up through linear algebra and differential equations is preferred. Experience in a peer tutoring facility, especially supervisory or administrative experience, is desirable.

Please submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and educational philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and at least two reference letters. Application materials should be submitted electronically through or hard copy sent to: Clinical Faculty Appointments Committee, Department of Mathematics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078. Applications received by February 15, 2012 will receive full consideration but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. More detailed information may be found on the Department’s web site Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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

Further Info:
(405) 744-5688
Clinical Faculty Appointments Committee
Department of Mathematics
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078

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