Work at UH Advertisement

Title:
Instructor (Precalculus Coordinator)
Position Number:
0082254
Hiring Unit:
College of Natural Sciences, Department of Mathematics
Location:
Manoa Campus
Date Posted:
June 13, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins June 27, 2018
Salary Information:
Commensurate with education, qualifications, and experience
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Non Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:
Permanent
Funding:
General

Other Conditions:
  • To begin August 1, 2018. Electronic submission at www.mathjobs.org preferred; however, application and supporting documents may be mailed instead. Applications received by July 25, 2018, will receive full consideration.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Design, develop, and revise precalculus curriculum
  2. Oversee training of graduate teaching assistants (TAs)
  3. Teach Math 140, organize instructional materials for TAs, and monitor Math 140 recitation sections
  4. Coordinate Math 134, organize instructional materials, manage 134 TAs, mitigate conflicts between TAs and students in Math 134
  5. Assist in scheduling of TAs, especially for precalculus courses
  6. Assist with hiring, training, and monitoring learning assistants (LAs)
  7. Support Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies with managing agreements between UH Mathematics Department and other departments and institutions
  8. Collect, review, and assemble data regarding lower level curriculum for departmental reports, highlighting enrollment, problems, and successes of this curriculum
  9. Communicate with counterparts at other institutions to keep abreast of best practices and innovative measures in lower division mathematics instruction
  10. Assist in design and development of lower level curriculum
  11. Review and assess transfer credits for lower level curriculum
  12. Teach other undergraduate courses in mathematics
  13. Perform other tasks or duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Masters degree in Mathematics from a college or university of recognized standing with major work in the field of mathematics
  2. Evidence of ability to teach effectively
  3. Ability to direct group discussions
  4. Poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others
Desirable Qualifications
  1. PhD in Mathematics or a closely related field from an accredited institution
  2. Experience in mentoring and supervising students in classroom settings, especially in diverse/multicultural environments
  3. Familiarity with strategies for course and program assessment and development
  4. Ability to attract external funding

To Apply:
Send application materials by mail or email to the relevant address below. A complete application will include a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; at least three letters of recommendation, at least one of which must address teaching. Upon hire, official transcripts will be required.
Address:
  1. Department of Mathematics
  2. University of Hawaii
  3. 2565 McCarthy Mall, Keller 401A
  4. Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries:
  1. Ralph Freese; 808-956-7951; chair@math.hawaii.edu

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