Fort Lewis College, Mathematics

Position ID: FLC-LECT [#24205]
Position Title: Lecturer of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Durango, Colorado 81301, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/02/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/01/18, listed until 2024/07/18)
Position Description:    

Position Summary: -A Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics is a member of the teaching faculty in the School Arts & Sciences at Fort Lewis College. In addition to teaching 24 credit hours per year, they are also expected to hold regular office hours, attend department meetings, and contribute to discussions regarding curriculum, especially at the introductory level.

Job Description: Essential Functions and Responsibilities: -Teach 24 credit hours per academic year course assignments include Introduction to Algebra (remedial), College Algebra, Precalculus, Calculus, Statistics, and co-requisite support courses depending on experience. Teaching includes preparing class and evaluation materials, delivering lectures, grading, and being available for student questions. -Work in drop-in tutor room. -Collaborate with other instructors teaching common courses. -Aid with development of course materials. -Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities. -Maintain knowledge and awareness of digital accessibility including the American with Disabilities Act and Section 508. -Produce and remediate digitally accessible materials in accordance with FLC standards. -Perform other duties as assigned. Required Education, Specialized Skills and Experience: -Master’s Degree in Mathematics or closely related field. -Minimum of 18 credits of mathematics courses at the graduate level. -Demonstrated excellence in teaching. -Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. -Good organizational skills and the ability to complete tasks within strict timelines. -Familiarity and/or willingness to work with Excel and Office 365 cloud functionalities. -Familiarity and/or willingness to work with LaTeX, WeBWorK, Canvas, or other typesetting, online homework, and online course management systems. -Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships across academic units and with other offices on campus.

Preferred Education, Specialized Skills and Experience: -Experience teaching College Algebra, Precalculus, Statistics. -Experience teaching underrepresented populations.

Reports To / Supervisory Responsibility: -Chair of Mathematics Department

Work Environment: -The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee can expect while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic). -Ability to work in a confined area. (Classroom & Tutoring Room) -Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.

Physical Demands: -The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand in front of a classroom, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and write on the board. -Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work.

Travel: -Less than 5% is expected for this position.

FLSA Status/ Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: -Exempt -Full Time and FTE 1.0 -Permanent -9 Month Position. -Work hours are flexible but should fit within a standard work week. -Employees must be present on campus for class, tutoring and meeting times, but have flexibility for their grading and preparation.

Compensation: -The salary range for this position is $45,000, per year, plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Application Process A complete application packet includes: -Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for the position -Resume -Names and contact information for three current, professional references -All applications received by February 15, 2024, will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. -The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts, and pass a background check.

About Fort Lewis College: On a sage-brushed mesa overlooking downtown Durango and the La Plata Mountains, Fort Lewis College is Southwest Colorado’s premier public undergraduate research institution. With more than half of the 3,300 students identifying as people of color, FLC’s academic programming and campus life thrive on nurturing safe, diverse spaces for intellectual exploration and helping people achieve their career goals. A Native American-serving, Non-Tribal Institution, FLC is committed to promoting economic development in neighboring tribal communities and connecting students with the education they need to be the change in the world they want to see. Degree programs span the arts, business, education, health sciences, humanities, and social and natural sciences. Coursework builds on the natural, cultural, and historical resources found around the Four Corners region. Students work closely with faculty on research projects with real-world implications. Like the mountain town it resides in, FLC promotes a culture of work-life balance for students, faculty, and staff. Skyhawks enjoy unparalleled access to a healthy outdoor lifestyle thanks to 300 days of sunshine a year and more than 300 miles of hiking and biking trails in and around Durango.

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