Positions Available in Mathematical Sciences
Graduate Program Assistant and Coordinator of Calculus Instruction Position
The Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for a nine month Teaching Academic Staff (Assistant Faculty Associate) position, starting in August 2014. This is a probationary position that may lead to indefinite appointment (analogous to tenure). Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
One part of the position is to assume and develop the role of Graduate Program Assistant. In this role the successful applicant will assist with management of all aspects of the department’s vibrant Master’s and PhD programs, which currently enroll more than seventy full-time students. Specific duties related to recruiting, orientation, record keeping, advising, mentoring, and professional development of graduate students will be shared with the Department’s Graduate Program Coordinator and members of the Faculty’s Graduate Committee.
In addition to the above, the successful applicant will serve as the Department’s Coordinator of Calculus Instruction by:teaching; taking on a leadership role in curriculum development and innovation; and overseeing a diverse team of Calculus instructors—including TAs, teaching academic staff, and regular faculty.
Minimum qualifications include an earned PhD in Mathematics or a related field no later than September 1, 2014 and three years of experience teaching mathematics, with at least one of those years spent teaching Calculus. An excellent teaching record is required. Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching in an innovative college-level calculus program; demonstrated interest in graduate education in mathematics, evidence of which may include 1) participation in professional organizations, 2) presentations at conferences, 3) publication in professional journals, 4) involvement in graduate student training activities, and/or 5) participation in relevant seminars.
Applicant must submit a letter of application that addresses how s/he meets the minimum and/or preferred qualifications, a CV, and a statement of teaching to the UWM website http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/15744. In addition, the applicant should arrange for three or four letters of recommendation to be submitted to Mathjobs.org.In order to be considered for this position, all materials should be received by January 13, 2014. UWM is an AA/EEO Employer.
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