Academic Staff - Lecturer in Mathematics (Public May Apply)

Code: 14091 Posted: 03/05/2018

POSITION SUMMARY

The Department of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside seeks applicants for a Lecturer in Mathematics, scheduled to start in the 2018-2019 academic year.

The Lecturer will contribute to teaching Mathematic courses and the coordination of instructional resources. Service will include, advising undergraduate students, participation in outreach and retention initiatives, and connecting students to internship opportunities. Performs other duties as assigned. The position will be filled for one-year full-time with possibility of renewal. The position starts in the 2018-2019 academic year. The successful candidate will have experience in new teaching/alternative course delivery methods (e.g., curricular development and redesign, proficiency-based learning, flipped classroom, online/hybrid). In addition, at least one year of post-graduation teaching experience at the college/university level is required.

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Master’s degree in mathematics (Ph.D. preferred)
  • Innovative teaching and learning experiences
  • Experience in new teaching/alternative course delivery methods (e.g., curricular development and redesign, proficiency-based learning, flipped classroom, online/hybrid)
  • At least one year of post-graduation teaching experience at the college/university level
  • Eligible to work in the United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

90% A. Teach Introductory Mathematics Courses up through the level of calculus.

10% B. Service to Department, College, and University

  1. Advise undergraduate students
  2. Design, lead, and assess outreach and retention initiatives
  3. Establish internships with area businesses
  4. Be a champion for UW-Parkside student success in mathematics

Standards of Performance

  • Timeliness of meeting goals
  • Willingness to make suggestions and soundness of those suggestions
  • Soundness of judgment and operational decisions
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work while being responsive to University personnel
  • Timely and effective communication of problems and opportunities. This includes the responsibility for identifying and communicating information of importance as soon as possible
  • Integrity in dealing with customers, students, vendors, employees, and management
  • Punctuality, attendance, effective use of time, and willingness to work overtime when necessary
  • Maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Willingness to assist with special projects and other duties as assigned

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and ability to teach introductory mathematics up through the level of calculus.
  • Champion for UW-Parkside student success in mathematics - knowledge and ability to engage in students success initiatives.
  • Project management skills.
  • Is not responsible for Money, University Funds of Accounts which hold financial information.
  • Ergonomic Requirements: Working at computer stations for extended periods of time

The University and Area

UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu

Review of Applications

 

Applications received by 11:59 PM April 3, 2018, are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.

Application Process

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu (Candidates NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then continue to STEP 2

Internal Applicants: https://www.hrs.wisconsin.edu (Candidates currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then under “Main Menu” choose:

  • “Self Service”
  • “Recruiting”
  • “Careers”

STEP 2: Under "Job Search" choose:

  • "More Options"
  • Job Opening ID: "14091"
  • "Search"
  • Select "Lecturer in Mathematics "
  • Click "Apply"
  • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login"
  •  If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  •  Letter of application explaining how you would meet the qualifications
  •  A statement of teaching philosophy
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Three letters of reference plus two more references with complete  contact  information
  •  Academic transcripts (unofficial acceptable at application stage)

You must select "SUBMIT", selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have questions about how to apply go to https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21544

Please Note:
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Legal Notices

A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

 

Contact Name: Ms. Pamela LeClaire

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2316

Contact Email: leclaire@uwp.edu

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345