Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Developmental Mathematics - UAF CTC

University of Alaska

Fairbanks, AK

ID: 7118596
Posted: December 19, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Summary:

UAF's Community and Technical College (CTC) is seeking an innovative, energetic Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Developmental Mathematics. The successful applicant will teach and directly supervise student learning experiences and will work in concert with faculty colleagues in the CTC Learning Center. This is an open until filled tenure track faculty recruitment with the initial application review taking place on January 3, 2023. To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55pm Alaska Standard time on January 2, 2023.

- Support University of Alaska bipartite mission of performing teaching and public service - Write publications - The successful applicant will be expected to develop new research and teaching areas - Help establish a strong externally funded program - The incumbent will develop and teach a undergraduate and/or graduate course - Mentor and supervise graduate students - The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more undergraduate courses in a manner consistent with the specific course content description. - Faculty is expected to hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught. - Be proactive in developing and modifying curriculum for delivery and other teaching modalities. - Advise students about proper mathematics placement. - Oversee and support tutors and serve on departmental and University-wide committees. - Provide University and Community service.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students and ability to work as a team player.

The following knowledge, skills and abilities are required:
- Successful experience in teaching math; demonstrated success teaching under-prepared learners at the post-secondary level.
- Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of teaching students with non-traditional learning styles.
- Ability to work with a diverse student population and the ability to integrate technology into the classroom is essential.
- Ability to teach the entire spectrum of Developmental and College Mathematics courses face to face or by distance.
- Use web-based artificial intelligence assessments and learning systems.
- Experience in student assessment and curriculum development.
- Thorough knowledge of "best practices" of Developmental Mathematics teaching methods.
- Demonstrated experience evaluating and developing Mathematics curricula for academic and vocational education.
- Master's Degree completed or in progress in Mathematics, Developmental Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or relevant equivalent teaching experience in Mathematics Education.