University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Natural Science and Mathematics

Position ID: 2556-DMS [#16416, 515735]
Position Title: Term Instructor or Asst Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Fairbanks, Alaska 99775, United States
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/10/06)
Position Description:    

Are you passionate about teaching mathematics? The College of Natural Science and Mathematics is looking for a bipartite (teaching and service) Instructor or non-tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach Mathematics both in-person and online, to begin either January 2021 or Fall 2021.

Duties:

SERVICE Service responsibilities include maintaining and developing curricula in the areas of general education mathematics courses and foundational service courses for STEM degrees, serving on departmental committees and university committees, and doing outreach and public service. TEACHING The 93% of time dedicated to teaching will consist of using a variety of modalities for delivering courses in mathematics, including face-to-face teaching and online asynchronous teaching. Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching any 100- and 200-level course in mathematics, with the exception of Math 211/212, and may include upper-division courses or statistics courses depending on the successful applicant’s experience and the needs of the department. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching mathematics courses in a manner that is consistent with the specified course content descriptions, associated standards, and approved syllabi. Faculty members are expected to hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks seeks applicants for a bipartite (teaching and service) faculty position. Successful applicants will hold an MS or PhD degree in Mathematics or a closely related field, provide evidence of effective teaching experience, and be committed to undergraduate instruction. The position may be offered at either the Instructor (MS) or Term Assistant Professor (PhD) level, and is expected to be continuing. Teaching duties of 4+3 courses will span general education, service courses for engineering and science programs, and possibly more advanced undergraduate courses, with delivery in a mixture of on-campus and distance formats. Service includes an integral role in maintaining and developing curricula in these areas. On-line instructional experience is desired but not required. Successful candidates must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere focused on improving student success.

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

Successful applicants will hold an MS or PhD degree in Mathematics or a closely related field, provide evidence of effective teaching experience, and be committed to undergraduate instruction. The position requires successful experience teaching mathematics at the undergraduate level. Experience with both traditional (i.e., face-to-face lecture) and distance education (i.e., online) formats is preferred.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

The position requires a master's degree in mathematics or a very closely related field (e.g., statistics) that includes advanced coursework in mathematics. The position requires successful experience teaching mathematics at the undergraduate level. Experience with both traditional (i.e., face-to-face lecture) and distance education (i.e., online) formats is preferred.

REVIEW DATE: To ensure consideration, please apply prior to 11:59pm AKST on November 1st, 2020. Applicants should submit a cover letter expressing the applicant's interest in the position, a statement on teaching experience and philosophy, curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and 3 letters of reference which address mathematics teaching ability. Screening of applications will begin on Nov. 2, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. Employment start time of January or August 2021 is negotiable. Apply at: https://careers.alaska.edu/en-us/job/515735/term-instructor-or-assistant-professor-of-mathematics

If you questions re: this position, please contact John Rhodes, Search Committee Chair, at jarhodes2@alaska.edu. Questions re: the application process, or other human resource questions, can be directed to Valerie Rickards, CNSM/SOE Human Resource Cooridnator, at vsrickards@alaska.edu or 907-474-6714.

Union Representation: This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC).

Term Position: This position is term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement: UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check: The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement: Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy: It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.


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PO Box 755940
Fairbanks, AK 99775
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