Center for STEM Learning, University of Kansas

1994 11720Position ID: KUCSTEM-TS [#11720, 10999BR]
Position Title: Teaching Specialist
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lawrence, Kansas 66045, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2018/08/18
Application Deadline: finished (posted 2018/02/15, finished 2018/04/04, listed until 2018/04/04)
Position Description:    

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Nominations and applications are invited for a position at the University of Kansas as an Assistant Teaching Specialist in the Center for STEM Learning. The Teaching Specialist will teach introductory undergraduate mathematics courses, and will work with the Center for STEM Learning, the Mathematics Department faculty, and Teaching Specialists in the Mathematics Department and other STEM units on implementation of undergraduate teaching reform. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.
 
The Center for STEM Learning (CSTEM), a Unit within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is an interdisciplinary collaborative venture to improve science, math, engineering and technology (STEM) education at KU and throughout Kansas, and contribute to scholarship in these areas. Center activities involve scientists, educators and education specialists from many units on the Lawrence and Edwards campuses. The Center is the home of the nationally acclaimed UKanTeach program, which prepares highly qualified STEM teachers; graduates can be found in classrooms across Kansas and nationally.
 
The Center and the College have a strong interest in candidates with demonstrated experience in constructing or contributing to a diverse and inclusive learning environment.
 
The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and (4) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge.  For more information, see
http://www.provost.ku.edu/strategic-plan/initiatives."
 
For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to:
https://employment.ku.edu/academic/10999BR  .  A complete online application includes 1) a statement of the candidate’s goals and vision for the unit; 2) a curriculum vitae containing information on accomplishments in research, teaching, service, and administration; 3) a list of three references, and their contact information, who could speak to the qualifications and preparedness of the candidate to lead the unit.  Only complete applications will be considered.   For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Steven Case, (785) 864-4471, stcase@ku.edu. Initial review of applications will begin March 20, 2018 and will continue as long as needed to identify a qualified pool.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, retaliation, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and is the University’s Title IX Coordinator: the Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785) 864-6414, 711 TTY.

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Contact: Dr. Steven Case
Email:
Postal Mail:
1000 Sunnyside Ave Room 3088
Lawrence KS 66045
Web Page: http://cstem.ku.edu/

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