Mathematics, Harvard University

Position ID: Harvard-SPM [#9614]
Position Title: Senior Preceptor in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States [map]
Starting Date: 2017/07/01
Application Deadline: (posted 2016/10/31, listed until 2017/04/30)
Position Description:    

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Position Description: The Department of Mathematics seeks applications for a Senior Preceptor in Mathematics. The responsibilities of this senior non-ladder position include teaching three courses each year; hiring, training, and mentoring new and continuing Preceptors; training and mentoring graduate student teachers; overseeing the hiring, training, and supervision of undergraduate course assistants; advising undergraduate students; and developing curriculum and pedagogical materials. Preceptors teach courses whose audience are predominately non-majors. Generally each semester the senior preceptor will coordinate a multi-sectioned course.

The Department of Mathematics is currently piloting an Emerging Scholars Program which will include an eight-week program abroad each summer. The department is seeking a candidate for the Senior Preceptor position who will be available to coordinate the summer program on site, during summer 2018 and other summers as needed.

The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. The position is for five years and renewable contingent upon performance, enrollments, and curricular need.

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in mathematics required by the time the appointment begins. Candidates should have at least three years of experience in teaching mathematics at a college level.

Additional Qualifications: A successful candidate will demonstrate excellent judgment, effective leadership, strong team-building skills, pedagogical expertise (including curriculum design), and will have experience supervising a team of teachers. Please document any relevant experience in these areas as well as your success in the classroom and your organizational skills.

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through MathJobs ( Applications must be submitted no later than December 31, 2016.

1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Teaching Statement 4. Teaching Portfolio (highly recommended to include a link to a videoed teaching sample, and shoul also include a sample lesson, assignments, or handouts) 5. Names and contact information of three to five references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted)

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Department values diversity among its members, is committed to building a diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented groups.

Contact Information: Pam Brentana, Harvard University, Mathematics Department, 1 Oxford. St., Cambridge, MA 02138;

Application Materials Required:
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And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Harvard University
Mathematics Department
1 Oxford st.,
Cambridge, MA 02138

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