Adjunct Instructor 1 - Mathematics

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

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 1 - Mathematics  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

33300 - Math

Advertised Salary: $1375 per credit - Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: Ferris Nontenure-Track Faculty Organization (FNTFO) (AFT)  
Term of Position: As Needed  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: The Mathematics Department seeks instructors for one or more math courses on a semester-by-semester basis.

This is a pooled position. One or more applicants may be hired as needed to teach classes on a semester-by-semester basis.

This posting is used for face to face and/or online instruction. For in-person or hybrid teaching positions, candidates must reside in Michigan after acceptance of employment. Courses are to be taught in person at Ferris State University’s Big Rapids' campus. The candidate(s) selected for the position must reside in Michigan after acceptance of employment. For courses that are taught 100% online, the candidate(s) selected for the position must reside in Michigan, Illinois (excluding Chicago), Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Ohio, or Wisconsin after acceptance of employment.
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Candidate must have a Masters degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education or equivalent.  
Required Work Experience: The successful candidate must demonstrate the potential for higher education teaching excellence and the ability to work effectively with both the faculty and students.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:    
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching and the ability to work effectively with both faculty colleagues and a diverse student body.

Teach classes in face-to-face, online, remote synchronous delivery, and mixed delivery modes. Post and keep regular office hours.

Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include but are limited to: 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 members may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.
Support, promote, and develop University student enrollment and retention initiatives.
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Participation in meetings and committees in the department and the College of Arts, Sciences and Education is welcomed, but not required.  
Skills and Abilities: Skills and abilities pertinent to each class are required.

Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents: Unofficial Transcript 2  
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Master's degree.

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

The anticipated start date of this position is August 2024 at the earliest and January 2025 at the latest.

Initial Application Review Date:
July 22, 2024  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
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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