Assistant/Associate Professor Mathematics

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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 20
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:Community & Technical College
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

The Department of Quantitative Studies of the Community and Technical College (CTC) at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), provides developmental and general education coursework in Mathematics for all students pursing Certificates, Associates, and Bachelor's degrees. The department is seeking two experienced individuals for the position of Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics. These faculty positions will teach a range of courses to include Intermediate Algebra and College Algebra. We anticipate a start date of August 11, 2019 Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Duties:

Service: The position is required to provide service to the Department, the College, the Profession, and/or the University. This service may include curriculum development, service on committees, or other service as approved by the Division director.Essential
Teaching: This position carries a full-time instructional workload during the academic year. The incumbent will be responsible for teaching a full load (typically 24 to 27 credits) of undergraduate courses in a manner consistent with the specific course content guide description. Faculty are also expected to provide academic counseling to students, hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught, and be proactive in developing and modifying curriculum for delivery in assigned teaching modalities. Courses may include, but are not limited to, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, and College Algebra for Managers & Social Sciences.Essential

UAA, situated in the state’s largest city, recognizes and values the diversity of our unique location in Southcentral Alaska, the ancestral homelands of the Dena’ina Athabascan, Ahtna Athabascan, Alutiiq/Sugpiak and Eyak peoples.

We honor diverse experiences and perspectives—including differences in ideas, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, culture, nationality, age, disability, veteran and socioeconomic status—and strive to create welcoming and inclusive learning environments where all are treated with respect[1].. 

With an enrollment of approximately 15,500 students across 5 campuses, UAA offers certificates, associates, bachelors, masters and a limited number of doctoral programs in 5 academic colleges. 

The main campus is in Anchorage, a metropolitan area of nearly 400,000 people. The median age of its residents is 33 years. The area’s public schools enroll students whose families speak over 100 different languages, making it one of the most diverse school districts in the United States.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
The ability to effectively teach students in an open admissions university setting.
Demonstrated commitment to excellence.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
Demonstrated commitment to student success.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong collaboration skills.
Demonstrated commitment to innovative, high impact teaching practices.

Required Experience:
Post secondary experience teaching developmental and/or beginning college level mathematics to students from diverse backgrounds and preparation levels is required.
Experience with classroom technology, such as computer based classrooms, Blackboard or other Course Management Software, computer based course support, and/or online tutoring or testing.

Typical Education or Training:

A master's degree in Mathematics, Math Education, or closely related field is required. A master's degree in Mathematics or doctoral coursework is strongly preferred.

Complete applications must include the following items:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three references with contact information including phone and email address
  • Unofficial transcripts (successful candidate will be required to provide official transcripts)
  • Teaching Philosophy statement
  • Sample syllabi

NOTICE:

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

 



[1] Modified from 2018-2019 UAA Academic Catalog, “Diversity Statement”

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