Adjunct Faculty Positions in Mathematics

Augsburg University

United States

October 11, 2021

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Adjunct Faculty Positions in Mathematics

Category: Faculty Department: Academic Departments - Arts and Sciences Locations: Minneapolis, MN Posted: Sep 10, 2021 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: PT No Benefits Position ID: 136628

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About Augsburg University:

Augsburg University offers more than 80 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to approximately 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. With a student/faculty ratio of 15:1, the university focuses on close personal interaction with faculty and experiential education opportunities on campus and in the community. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.

Job Description:

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science at Augsburg University invites applications for adjunct faculty positions to teach introductory courses in mathematics 2020-2021 academic year. Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate level, such as courses in Finite Mathematics, Quantitative Reasoning, Math for Elementary Education, Discrete Mathematics, Pre-calculus, and Developmental Mathematics. Most classes are held during the day, 3 days per week. Some classes meet weekly in the evenings. Instructors are expected to respond to student questions through email, and hold regularly scheduled office hours. These classes are taught synchronously online via ZOOM. This is a union position, covered by a collective bargaining agreement with SEIU. Pay starts at $4,750 per course. Two courses are possible.

Requirements:

Requirements for adjunct positions include a bachelor's degree in Mathematics or a closely related area. In addition, a master's degree in Mathematics or related field or teaching licensure for 7-12 mathematics is expected. Teaching experience in Mathematics at the college level is preferred. For specific inquiries about these adjunct opportunities, please email the Department Chair, Suzanne Dorée (doree@augsburg.edu)

Additional Information:

Among the distinctive features of the university are its deep dedication to civic and community engagement, robust undergraduate research programs, and a strong belief in the integration of liberal arts and professional studies across all programs. The University's commitment to the local neighborhood and the world is enhanced through the work of four signature centers: the Christensen Center for Vocation, the Center for Global Education, the Sabo Center for Citizenship and Learning, and the Strommen Center for Meaningful Work. Augsburg's commitment to diversity is reflected in the student body: for the past four years, students of color comprised nearly 40 percent of the incoming first-year class. With approximately 1,000 students living on campus, Augsburg engages students in a wide range of co-curricular activities, including NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics. At both undergraduate and graduate levels, students actively engage in international travel and intercultural experiences that broaden their view of the world and deepen their engagement in it.

Augsburg's main campus is located in the vibrant Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, one of the most diverse areas in the Twin Cities. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and one of the city's largest medical complexes are adjacent to Augsburg; the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district are just a few blocks away. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a vibrant branch campus in Rochester, the fastest growing city in Minnesota and headquarters of the Mayo Health System. In addition to these locations, Augsburg owns and operates international sites in Mexico, Guatemala, and Namibia.

Augsburg is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities working in an academic community committed to intentional diversity. Candidates are thus encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate intercultural competence.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please upload cover letter, CV, and transcripts (unofficial copies accepted for initial application; official transcripts will be required for hire) to: https:// www. augsburg.edu/hr. As part of the online application process, you will be required to provide the names of three professional references. If your application advances in the search, you will be notified prior to Augsburg contacting your references. Applications will be reviewed immediately until positions are filled.

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