Michigan State University, Mathematics

Position ID: MSU-MSUFS2022INFT2 [#20143, MSU-FS2022INFT2]
Position Title: Instructor - Fixed Term
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: East Lansing, Michigan 48824, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/01/10 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/06/16, updated 2022/06/14)
Position Description:    

Please Note:  This job posting has been extended.  The new anticipated start date for this position is August 16, 2023.

The Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University invites applications for a fixed-term faculty position with an expected load of 6 courses per academic year split between teaching and coordinating. The department seeks candidates whose teaching or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. 

The initial appointment, with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2023, will be for one academic year. Renewal for up to three years is anticipated based on available department funding and performance. 

In addition to teaching large lectures in gateway mathematics classes (ranging from quantitative literacy and college algebra through multivariable calculus), the successful candidate will also gain experience and training in coordinating instruction for large enrollment courses with multiple instructors of record. This will be done as part of a vibrant, diverse, and close-knit team of career instructional experts and mentors within the Department of Mathematics which serves over 10,000 students per year across various backgrounds and career interests. 

The successful candidate must have a Master’s or higher degree in mathematics, mathematics education or related field.

Applications should include:
1. CV that minimally includes education history, a list of courses taught noting class size and modality (online, in-person, hybrid), and experience with learning management systems, such as D2L, Blackboard, or Canvas.

2. Teaching statement that addresses the applicant’s approach to instruction, competency in the use of technology in instruction, any experience with course coordination or undergraduate teaching assistant training, and how issues of diversity and inclusion shape the applicant’s pedagogy. (limit 3 pages)

3. Names and contact information of two references who can address the applicant’s strengths in classroom instruction and/or coordination of a professional team.

A background check is required for employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Together We Will Statement: The university is requiring all MSU Students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will,

The evaluation process will begin on January 10, 2023, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Keith Promislow (promislo@msu.edu). Applicants are encouraged to explore the MSU Department of Mathematics website at https://math.msu.edu.

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:
Department of Mathematics
Michigan State University
619 Red Cedar Road
C212 Wells Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824