Instructor, Mathematics (Multiple Positions) (UPDATED)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Instructor, Mathematics (Multiple Positions) (UPDATED)
Department Mathematics (0430)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Please Note: Modifications have been made to the ‘Documents Needed to Apply’ and the ‘Supplemental Questions’ section of this posting. As a result, the review date has been extended to 3/12/2018.

The Department of Mathematics at The University of Arizona seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates for the position of instructor. The primary role of the instructor is to create an engaging and meaningful learning experience for students in courses at the level of calculus and below. We are looking for individuals who are dedicated to providing high quality mathematics instruction, and who will bring energy, enthusiasm, and expertise to this endeavor. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work with other instructors to contribute to, and to be part of, an innovative teaching and learning environment.

Although this is a one year appointment, the Department of Mathematics provides opportunities for reappointment, salary increases, and promotions based on performance. This is an academic-year, non-tenure track teaching appointment.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

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Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

● The primary responsibility is to teach courses at the level of first-semester calculus and below, as needed by the department. This includes courses such as college algebra, pre-calculus, introductory statistics, and business calculus.
● Instructors are also expected to participate in various departmental activities, such as tutoring and mentoring programs. Full-time appointments usually require teaching 12 credit hours each semester.
● Additional responsibilities include attendance at all appropriate course meetings and related professional development sessions.
● This is an academic year position. There is a possibility of teaching in the summer for additional compensation, depending on availability of classes.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

● Master’s degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics, or a Master’s degree in another field and 18 units of graduate credit in mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics.
● Significant experience teaching mathematics at the level of first-semester calculus and below.

Preferred Qualifications

● Ability to teach the full range of 100-level math courses, including introductory statistics.
● Experience teaching and/or designing online courses.

Rank Instructor
Tenure Information Adjunct (NTE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.0
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay $40,000 Annually
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F21328
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date 08/13/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Deborah Hughes-Hallet

Open Date 02/26/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 03/12/2018
Special Instructions Summary

Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have, or will have by time of employment, a Master’s degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics, or a Master’s degree in another field and 18 units of graduate credit in mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

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