Assistant Professor Mathematics, Missoula College

University of Montana

Missoula, MT

Job posting number: #7077335

Posted: April 15, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Missoula College at the University of Montana in Missoula invites applications for a tenure track, academic year Assistant Professor of Mathematics. We seek individuals with a passion to teach mathematics classes at the 100- and 200-level, and the ability to serve as Discipline Lead for the department’s Mathematics area. The successful candidate will begin Fall 2021.

The successful candidate will be expected to effectively teach a variety of mathematics courses, work independently and collaboratively with faculty and students, and contribute to the department, Missoula College, and University.

Candidates are required to possess a master's degree along with the appropriate credentials to teach mathematics.
Ability to identify and mentor adjunct faculty members.
Demonstrated proficiency in instructional methodology and curriculum design.
Demonstrated successful teaching in STEM areas of study, preferably in a two-year college setting.
Ability to collaborate with faculty members on other two- and four-year campuses.

Preferred Qualifications
Familiarity with UM academic programs, policies, and procedures.

About Missoula College
The Department of Applied Arts and Sciences offers the Associate of Arts Degree. The Associate of Arts is a general education transfer degree and does not officially include a major or minor course of study. The mission of the Department of Applied Arts and Sciences (AASc) is to be the center of academic excellence for Missoula College students seeking academic, professional, or technical careers. AASc provides instruction in communication studies, mathematics, psychology, science, and writing studies, and the department provides developmental instruction in mathematics and writing. The Department also houses the University of Montana’s Associate of Arts and Associate of Science general education transfer degrees.

Missoula College offers two-year degree, certificate, and workforce education programs for the University of Montana. The University of Montana is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity as a core value. We support equal access and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. This position is eligible for veterans' preference in accordance with Montana State Law. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action: Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

Additional information on the Missoula College and the department can be found at: http://mc.umt.edu/aasc/

How to Apply
Priority Application Date: March 3, 2021.

Applications received by this date will be guaranteed consideration. Application review will begin after date above and continue until the position is filled. The projected start date of position is Fall 2021.

Applicants are required to submit the following materials online via "New Resume/CV" button below. Step 5 "Attachments" in the online application process is where you may upload additional materials.

Only five (5) attachments are allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.

Letter of application
Current vitae
Documentation showing evidence of attained qualifications/licenses if applicable (e.g. transcripts)
Contact information for three (3) current, professional references

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment. In accordance with University policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference - Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References - *References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing - Individual hiring departments at UM-M may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility - All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

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