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Instructor, Mathematics

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Work type: Faculty 9-month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty


Mathematical Computing & Info Sciences

Requested Start Date:


August 15, 2018

Pay Range:


Commensurate with Experience and Rank

Normal Work Schedule:

Varies depending on department need and class schedule

Essential Functions:

• Responsible for teaching undergraduate level courses in mathematics.
• Develops and implements a program of instruction that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and is consistent with the university, SACS accreditation, and state study and curriculum guides.
• Assesses students abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement.
• Serves as advisor and mentor for students.
• Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serves the needs and capabilities of the students.
• Manages the behaviors of learners in the classroom and participates in the management of student behavior in other parts of the campus, in order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process.
• Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.
• Responsible for recoding students’ attendance and keeps attendance registers, according to JSU policy.
• Actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum.
• Exhibits a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities and engage in professional, university, and community service.
• Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.
• Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports.
• Ensures that the classroom or instructional environment is healthful and safe and generally conducive to learning.
• Agrees to participate in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school.
• Participates and belongs to educational/professional associations (within concentration) and participates in their activities.
• Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and departmental policy and by administration.
• Serves on departmental and university committees.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the department head.

Required Minimum Qualifications:


• Master’s degree Mathematics or Mathematics Education with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Mathematics.

Preferred Qualifications:

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Condensed Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Transcripts

Additional Information:

• Rank and salary are contingent upon qualifications, experience and needs of the university.

• In the event that this tenure-track position is not filled as tenure-track, applicants may be considered for a temporary or visiting position for one year.

Cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, are required to be attached. Also, three letters of recommendation are required. Optionally, other supporting documents may be attached.

Candidates brought to campus to interview must provide original transcripts prior to interview.

Supplemental Questions:


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