One-year Instructor/Lecturer Position
for Fall 2020
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Oklahoma seeks applications for a 1‑year instructor/lecturer position starting August 16, 2020.
Duties include teaching the equivalent of 12‑15 credits per semester from our First Year Mathematics offerings and some tutoring in the Math Tutoring Center. We are looking for candidates who understand the balance of meeting the needs of incoming students while maintaining academic excellence.
Requirements for successful candidates include:
- an earned Master’s degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education,
- a record of considerable experience, with documented teaching excellence,
- teaching at least two distinct mathematics courses that precede or include single variable calculus,
- using digital tools related to instruction and assessment including learning management systems, videoconferencing platforms, online homework systems, and graphing calculators.
Desirable qualities of candidates include, but are not limited to:
- an earned Ph.D. or extensive, post-Master's coursework in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or Education,
- experience teaching courses that involve both STEM and non-STEM majors,
- experience in a mathematics tutoring center,
- experience tutoring or teaching online,
- willingness and ability to work under a coordinator using common digital resources for mathematics instruction and assessment (e.g., WeBWorK, WebAssign, GradeScope, LaTeX).
The salary is competitive and is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Oklahoma offers an excellent benefits program. For further information please access the Human Resources website.
For full consideration, applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience that directly addresses requirements and desired qualities for candidates, a description of recent mathematics education research (if applicable), and have at least three letters of recommendation (at least two must address the applicant's teaching experience and proficiency; at least one of which must address the applicant’s organizational abilities and interpersonal skills). These materials should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
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