The Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in calculus. Position expected to begin January 1, 2020. Ph.D. in Mathematics or Mathematical Sciences; record of excellence in teaching college-level mathematics; excellent organizational and leadership skills;ability to work well with students, faculty, and administrators; demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
For a complete announcement and to apply online go to https://employment.ku.edu/academic/15557BR. A complete online application includes the following materials: on-line application; C.V.; cover letter; teaching statements;description of relevant teaching, leadership and organizational experience; transcript copy if degree has been obtained in the last five years; and the names and contact information for three references. In addition three recommendation letters addressing the required qualifications should be submitted to MathJobs.org at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14489.Review of applications will begin October 10, 2019 and continues as needed to ensure a large, high quality, and diverse applicant pool.
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Ph.D. degree in Mathematics or Mathematical Sciences. Include a copy of your transcript, if the degree has been obtained in the past 5 years.
Record of excellence in teaching college-level mathematics.
Demonstrated excellent organizational and leadership skills.
Demonstrated ability to work well with students, faculty, and administrators.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Experience with engaged learning or inquiry-based models of calculus instruction.
Experience using technology in teaching.
Experience in supervising, training, and evaluating the instruction of mathematics.
About Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas
The Department of Mathematics has an internationally recognized faculty and a strong graduate program leading to both the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. A broad range of programs is possible including algebra, analysis, combinatorics, control theory, dynamical systems, geometry, numerical analysis, probability, statistics, stochastic analysis/control, partial differential equations, set theory, and topology. The department has a long tradition of excellence. The first Ph.D. granted west of the Mississippi was in mathematics at KU in the year 1895. Since then, the graduate program has been a central part of the department’s research and teaching. Historic Snow Hall, which houses the department, contains state-of-the-art classrooms, lecture spaces, computer labs, and other facilities.
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