Tuscaloosa , United States
Stillman College is a liberal arts institution with a historical and formal affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It is committed to fostering academic excellence, to providing opportunities for diverse populations, and to maintaining a strong tradition of preparing students for leadership and service by fostering experiential learning and community engagement designed to equip and empower Stillman’s students and its constituents.
Applicants are expected to teach entry-level algebra and trigonometry through second-year calculus. The ability to teach introductory statistics and/or business mathematics is also desirable. Applicants should possess a commitment to continued growth as an educator and willingness to be an active member of the program. Applicants must have a content master’s degree or higher in mathematics, statistics, or related quantitative or applied field; relevant teaching experience; and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.
Description of WorkThe primary purpose of the position is to teach courses in both general education math courses and upper-level courses within the mathematics major.
Competencies/Knowledge Skills, and Abilities Required in this PositionA Doctorate in Mathematics is preferred; minimum requirements are a Master's degree in Mathematics from a regionally accredited university with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hour credits in Mathematics. Commit to excellence in student learning and be able to promote students' ability to succeed in a multicultural and global community.
Responsibilities of the successful candidate include:• Engaging in curriculum and program development incorporating current educational theories and research• Analyzing course assessments, evaluations, and data and engaging in continuous improvement of courses based on that analysis in order to advance student achievement of outcomes, success in subsequent courses, and impact on retention and graduation• Demonstrating multicultural competence, including an awareness and understanding of historically disadvantaged populations, and creating an educational environment that affirms commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion• Working within a collaborative and innovative department• Engaging in district-wide efforts to improve student retention and success• Incorporating active student learning and appropriate use of technology in the classroom• Continuously innovating learning experiences (campus, online, hybrid) in response to assessment and evidence/data analysis• Tailoring curriculum to engage marginalized and oppressed groups• Utilizing active and inclusive pedagogy• Creatively designing learning experiences that extend beyond delivering content and assist students in achieving course, program, and degree outcomes• Teaching, advising, and mentoring students holistically from recruitment to commencement• Engaging in shared governance
Physical Demands:Moderate lifting up to 20 pounds as frequently as needed to move objects; dexterity to write and manipulate computer keyboard and mouse; ability to hear and speak clearly; and body mobility to stoop, kneel, bend and reach.Working Environment:Work is primarily performed in a university campus environment and requires a flexible schedule including possible evening and weekend work. The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions, protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
Application Instructions:To be considered for this position, applicants must include the following items in their application package:• Completed application which can be found online. (Application)• Letter of formal application that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the assigned responsibilities (Cover Letter).• Responses to the following: What personal and professional work have you done in order to broaden your understanding of equity, diversity and inclusion? AND How have you infused equity, diversity and inclusion into your classroom in order for students to be challenged/motivated/inspired to be a part of a multicultural society?• Detailed curriculum vitae of all educational and professional experience, which includes a list of courses taught (Curriculum Vitae).• Unofficial copies of all college and university transcripts that include degree received and confer date. International transcripts must include a foreign transcript evaluation. (Transcripts).• A list of three current professional references with name, relationship to candidate, address, email address, and telephone number. Letters of recommendation will not be accepted in lieu of a list of professional references (References).• A background search will be required of the successful applicant.