Assistant Professor of Developmental Mathematics - tenure track

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor
Working Title Assistant Professor of Developmental Mathematics - tenure track
Department 250210-Academic Enrichment
Pay Rate Per faculty salary model.
FTE 1.0
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 998515
Classification Faculty
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Note: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at https://jobs.ucmo.edu and apply to position 998515.

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) Transcript(s); (4) Teaching Philosophy; (5) include on faculty profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three professional references.

If selected for an interview, three (3) formal letters of reference and official transcripts for all awarded degrees will be required.

Screening of applications begins February 1, 2018, and continues until the position is filled.

The desired starting date for this appointment is August 2018. This is a 9-month appointment.

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Chris Stockdale, Department Chair, at cstockdale@ucmo.edu.

For information about the on-line application process, contact Human Resources at jobs@ucmo.edu or (660)543-4255.

UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Working hours:

Professional faculty hours as defined in the University of Central Missouri Faculty Guide.

Bargaining Unit No
Work Location Warrensburg Campus
Posting Date 12/01/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Purpose

Full time, 9 month teaching position.

The Department of Academic Enrichment at the University of Central Missouri invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in developmental mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2018.

The applicant must demonstrate expertise in andragogy, content knowledge, instructional technology and teaching students with diverse learning needs. The successful candidate is expected to teach developmental mathematics courses including pre- and co-requisites; contribute to curriculum development, serve as a mathematics tutor and facilitate open lab environments; establish a record of scholarship and refereed publication; and contribute to departmental, college, and university service.

UCM CORE ATTRIBUTES – Our core behaviors all employees are expected to model. During the annual review process, all employees will be rated on how well they model these behaviors.

Engaging: Immersive learning experience through purposeful involvement of employees and students.
Cumulative: Aggregating multiple points of learning to broaden and deepen education.
Passionate: Encouraging employees and students to find his or her sense of purpose.
Confident: Embracing change and the new opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.
Enterprising: Creating new ways for all students and employees to engage in their education and jobs.
Caring: Acting on the needs and welfare of our people and the community.

The Department of Academic Enrichment offers targeted academic coursework and individualized student supports to help our students reach their personal, academic, and career goals. From introductory courses in college writing and mathematics to graduate writing and LSAT preparation, AE provides courses that assist and enrich the learning experience as well as count as elective credits toward graduation. Services include free tutoring, writing support, supplemental instruction, and mathematics assistance.

Education & Formal Training Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below)
Other Education & Formal Training

Required:

A doctoral degree in developmental education, mathematics education, curriculum & instruction, or a closely related area, with a specialization or emphasis in mathematics, is required by the start of employment (candidates with ABD status will be considered).

Preference will be given to candidates whose expertise complements the mission and goals of the department.

Computer Skills Word-Processing, Presentation, Spreadsheet, Class Management Software
Experience

Required qualifications:

Three years teaching experience in mathematics at the K-12 or post-secondary level;
Experience with computer-assisted instruction, graphing calculators, and Microsoft Excel;
Experience working with students from a diverse range of backgrounds, abilities, and ages.

Preferred qualifications:

Five years teaching experience in mathematics at the K-12 or post-secondary level;
Experience teaching other STEM courses, in addition to mathematics;
Experience teaching in a developmental education program.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

- Competence in instructional technology.

- Excellent collaborative skills.

Physical & Environmental Factors:
Special Working Conditions: Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions
Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy Statement
Optional Documents