Function of Job:
Candidates should have a strong commitment to excellent teaching in a liberal arts setting and an eagerness to work with undergraduate students. The typical teaching load is twelve credit hours per semester covering a wide range of undergraduate mathematics courses. Candidates should be able to teach entry-level mathematics courses for general-education students and upper-level courses to prepare mathematics majors for industry, graduate school, or K-12 education. The successful candidate will also serve as the academic advisor to undergraduates majoring in mathematics or mathematics education. Teaching experience in the contexts of evangelical and liberal arts traditions is preferred, and candidates who have some degree of theological education in an evangelical context will be given priority.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences. Performance reviews are conducted annually by the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences.
Examples of work performed:
Note: Examples are illustrations only. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
- Support and contribute to the institutional strategic mission, vision, and goals
- Teach general-education and upper-level courses in mathematics and mathematics education
- Guide students in seeing the relationship between a Christian worldview and God’s created order in mathematics
- Advise, mentor, and support students
- Serve on School of Arts and Sciences and university-wide committees as assigned
- Participate in the ongoing assessment, evaluation, and development of mathematics and mathematics-education programs
- Develop courses and syllabi
- Participate in accreditation work as needed
- Assist the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences with budget planning and purchasing
- Collaborate with the School of Education to ensure mathematics programs meet teaching-licensure requirements
- Keep regular office hours
- Perform other tasks as assigned
Educational Requirements and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will hold an earned doctorate in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or a related discipline. Candidates who are ABD will be considered. A personal and vital Christian faith is required. A connection to the Wesleyan Church or one of the many denominations comprising the historic Wesleyan-Armenian tradition is preferred.