Adjunct Instructor 3 - Mathematics

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Faculty

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 3 - Mathematics  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

33601 - Social Work

Advertised Salary: $51,740 - 53,500. Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: Ferris Nontenure-Track Faculty Organization (FNTFO) (AFT)  
Term of Position: 9 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: The Mathematics Department seeks applications for a one-year adjunct instructor 3 postdoctoral teaching position. This position will collaborate on developmental education initiatives and teach quantitative reasoning sequence courses.

The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching, the ability to work effectively with both faculty colleagues and students, and participation in other functions of academic significance.

The anticipated start date of this position is August 2024 at the earliest and January 2025 at the latest.
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: (1) PhD in Mathematics with evidence of work in mathematics education
(2) PhD in Mathematics Education.

Degree must be conferred by August 1, 2024.
Required Work Experience: The successful candidate must demonstrate the potential for higher education teaching excellence and the ability to work effectively with both faculty and students. Experience with and/or interest in teaching lower division and developmental math courses is essential.

Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:    
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Faculty members also have professional responsibilities that may include continuing professional development; participation in curriculum development and university committees; orientation, recruitment, and registration of students; keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.  
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unoffical Transcript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Ph.D. degree.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

Additional requirements: Cover letter addressing teaching, research, and/or experiences that relate to one or more of the following: (1) remedial education, (2) curriculum innovation; (3) research on student affect or cognition; (4) experience in working with students taking lower division and/or developmental courses.
Initial Application Review Date:
April 29, 2024  
Open Until Position is Filled?: True  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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