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Lecturer - Mathematics

Description of Job

The Mathematics Department in the School of Liberal Arts, Education, and the Sciences at Edgewood College invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position.

The ideal candidate will have a proven record of success in teaching with a focus on introductory level math courses. The candidate should be mission driven with a desire to innovate to improve and enhance the experience of college students in mathematics courses.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion. 

Responsibilities

The teaching of introductory undergraduate mathematics courses is the primary responsibility of the faculty member. The faculty member will also assist in designing courses and implementing teaching strategies that facilitate student engagement and success with mathematics. Mathematics faculty members are also expected to contribute to the mathematics program through appropriate service activities such as mentoring, assessment, and governance.

Job Qualifications

Necessary Education or Work Experience

  • MS, ABD, or earned doctorate in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or a closely related discipline. (Including at least 18 credits of graduate level math.
  • Experience working with undergraduates in the classroom.
  • Ability to motivate all students to develop the skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to reach their learning goals.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with department colleagues and others on campus.

Required Knowledge and Skills

An enthusiastic, reflective approach to teaching is required. Candidates with a demonstrated ability to create meaningful collegial relationships with students, faculty, and leadership with diverse backgrounds and points of view will be given priority consideration.

Other Qualifications

Edgewood College, a Catholic college sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence - the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values - truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

A completed application will consist of: 

  1. a letter of application that describes the candidate’s teaching experience and interests, and that addresses the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description; 

  1. a curriculum vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form and including the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position; 

  1. a statement of teaching philosophy; 

  1. a transcript showing highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required of finalists) 

Finalists for this position will be required to arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the search committee. The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received no later than April 25, 2022.  Early response is encouraged. 

Application materials should be submitted to: 

Edgewood College 

Human Resources – LEMA 

1000 Edgewood College Drive 

Madison, WI 53711 

E-mail: humanresources@edgewood.edu 

Equal Opportunity Employer