Instructional Faculty FT Mathematics (F02399)
- Montgomery College
- Location: Montgomery, Maryland
- Category: Faculty-Science-Mathematics
- Posting Date: 05/28/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Montgomery College is Maryland’s premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. Montgomery College is one of Maryland’s most diverse community colleges, which includes more than 164 nations represented in our student body. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success.
Instructional Faculty FT Mathematics (F02399)
Job Description Summary
Montgomery College is seeking two outstanding Full-time faculty members to fill positions in Mathematics, Statistics, and Data Science beginning Fall 2021. The Mathematics Area is known for its leadership in adopting new pedagogies including a newly redesigned co-requisite developmental math sequence and innovative approaches to the teaching of statistics and other courses. In addition to statistics, the Calculus sequence, a triad of courses for education majors, and other mathematics courses, we also offer courses in biostatistics and data science. These positions are part of a collective bargaining unit.
We are seeking two enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues who are committed to engaging students in their pursuit of the understanding of the quantitative world, including Early College, honors, and developmental students, math majors and the math phobic. The successful candidates will be committed to equity and inclusion in the classroom and value teaching in a multi-cultural environment. They will welcome the opportunity to work with a diverse and passionate group of faculty and staff, to serve students having diverse learning abilities, and demonstrate the capacity to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. While faculty at the College teach at all three campuses and online, one faculty position will be located in the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus Mathematics Department, and the other position will be located in the Germantown campus Mathematics Department with the responsibility to teach data science collegewide.
Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution with the most diverse student body in the continental United States. Montgomery College is dedicated to student success and is widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Courses and programs are offered online, on campus, and in hybrid formats to meet student demand. Technology to enhance learning is integral to our culture of innovation.
Montgomery College is a strong advocate of professional development and invests in its faculty.
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Faculty members are assigned a workload consisting of a standard minimum of thirty (30) equivalent semester hours (ESH) per academic year and may include daytime, evening, and weekend and/or accelerated classes or possibly be asked to teach on another campus or online if needed. Opportunities may exist to teach summer session classes or Early College classes for high school students who are earning associate’s degrees while simultaneously completing their high school education.
- Faculty members are expected to teach the spectrum of courses offered by the Mathematics Department - from developmental to college level - and to incorporate the use of platforms such as Blackboard and other relevant technologies or web-based content, including inexpensive or no-cost resources (OERs), into the development and delivery of instruction.
- Faculty members are expected to serve on departmental, campus, and college committees, hold office hours, advise students, develop new curricula, supervise undergraduate research projects, participate in grant activities, and maintain an active personal program of professional development and participate in professional organizations and activities.
- Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, or related field.
- Coursework must include 18 semester hours of Mathematics at the graduate level that indicates depth and variety appropriate to teaching college mathematics and statistics.
- Experience, within the last five years, teaching or tutoring mathematics.
- Ability to integrate technology into course delivery to appropriately support or enhance student learning.
- Demonstrated commitment to inclusive and equitable teaching practices and support of a diverse student population.
- Faculty members are expected to have access to a personal computer with virus protection that can connect to the internet outside of the work location (i.e., office, classroom, college campus). Montgomery College (MC) provides an MC e-mail account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, college listservs, and other faculty communications tools
- Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.
- Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or Data Science. ABDs will be considered but applicants are expected to have completed the Ph.D. by the start of the appointment.
- Experience teaching the spectrum of courses offered by the mathematics department.
- Experience teaching or working in Data Science, Statistics, or in an interdisciplinary context.
- Demonstrated skill in using student engagement strategies that help students succeed in a math course.
- Ability to integrate technology into course delivery to appropriately support or enhance student learning, including use of a Learning Management System and/or teaching online courses.
- Ability to supervise undergraduate honors or research projects in mathematics.
- Evidence of commitment to ongoing professional development.
- Experience supporting students with varying level of preparedness for college-level work.
Salary Range: $62,319-$90,398. Initial salary placement is based on candidate experience and internal equity. New hires are typically placed between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range.
- Online applications must be received by June 7, 2021. To apply, please visit https://www.montgomerycollege.edu/about-mc/careers/index.html
- For consideration, you must: (Required)
Include dates of employment in your application or attachment.
Submit a curriculum vitae (CV).
Submit a cover letter.
Submit an un-official copy of your transcripts from the highest relevant degree earned.
- The following is optional but encouraged:
Submit a statement of teaching philosophy (2-page maximum) which should include specific examples of strategies used to effectively promote student engagement as well as equity and inclusion in a diverse classroom.
As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:
- Successful completion of a background check and degree verification (if applicable). Must provide proof of US degree equivalency for international degrees.
- Participation in a retirement plan.
Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, and a wellness program.
Monday, June 7, 2021
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Two (2) weeks’ notice required to provide accommodations.
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equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff