University of Rochester, Dept. of Mathematics

Position ID: 70-ADUG [#21958]
Position Title: Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Rochester, New York 14627, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2023/01/13, finished 2023/10/07, listed until 2023/03/30)
Position Description:    

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Description of the Position: The Department of Mathematics at the University of Rochester invites applications for an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies, with the rank of Assistant Professor of Instruction to augment the Department's very successful undergraduate program. The Department graduates approximately 100 majors/year and offers a broad range of undergraduate courses to many other students. The Assistant DUGS will, through a variety of activities, help the Director of Undergraduate Studies support the instructional mission of the Department.

Credentials: A Ph.D. in Mathematics and two or more years of postdoctoral teaching experience required; evidence of excellence in teaching; and the documented superior organizational skills and experience needed to help manage a large major and broad undergraduate program at a STEM-intensive institution.

Duties: Teaching 4 undergraduate courses per year, with 3 of those at the freshman/sophomore level. Supervising undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants: interviewing and selecting UG TAs before each semester, and then overseeing their training, monitoring and evaluation during the semester. General advising: staffing advising events at orientation, before registration and walk-in advising in the Department. Authorized signer for transfer credit approval. Major advising: authorized signer for changes to majors and minors. WeBWorK setup: entering TAs into course WeBWorK accounts; supervising WeBWorK TAs. Term: A 3 year contract; renewable upon satisfactory performance.

Application: Applications should be submitted electronically through the University’s website, at include (i) a curriculum vitae; (ii) three letters of recommendation, at least one of which provides evidence of teaching excellence, and at least one of which should discuss administrative experience and skills; (iii) a statement of teaching and administrative experience; and (iv) a copy of student teaching evaluation scores and any other teaching awards or distinctions.

Upload of application materials will also require a statement of commitment to advancing equity and fostering an inclusive and diverse community in academia. The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications of candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education. Candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity in STEM are particularly encouraged to apply.

Consideration of applications will begin by January 15, 2023.

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Contact: Danielle Fisher, 585-275-4413
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University of Rochester
Dept. of Mathematics
Hylan 917, RC Box 270138
Rochester, NY 14627
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