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FT Faculty: Mathematics (PR09232013JI)

Institution: Shaw University
Location: Raleigh, NC
Category:
  • Faculty - Science - Mathematics
Posted: 11/23/2013
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
DEPARTMENT: Natural Sciences & Mathematics

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Do NOT use the "Apply for this position through My HigherEdJobs.com" feature to apply.

To be considered for faculty employment, a candidate who meets job opening qualifications must complete the following steps for EACH job opening to which the qualified candidate applies.

1. SUBMIT ALL the following documents IN ONE PACKAGE directly to the Human Resources Department, by ONLY ONE of the following methods: mailed hard copy (recommended for the best presentation of your credentials), email to jobs@shawu.edu, or by fax to (919) 546-8484.
  • A fully completed Shaw University Application Form (see web link below)
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae
  • An application cover letter with statements of teaching philosophy and research interests
  • Three current letters of reference.
  • Any additional documents required by a specific job posting.
A resume or curriculum vitae without an accompanying Shaw University Application Form cannot be accepted.

2. ORDER "OFFICIAL" TRANSCRIPT(S) OF THE HIGHEST GRADUATE-LEVEL DEGREE(S) RECEIVED (as required by the job posting qualifications) to be MAILED DIRECTLY FROM the institution(s) DIRECTLY TO the Shaw University Human Resources Department. For example: A job posting qualification requiring a Ph.D. requires an official transcript from the institution awarding the Ph.D. degree, and the transcript must be mailed from the awarding institution directly to the Shaw University Human Resources Department, 118 E. South Street, Raleigh NC 27601.

Hand-delivered sealed transcripts will not be considered official and cannot be accepted.

Following the Human Resources office's receipt of both (1) a candidate's fully completed application package for a current job opening AND (2) mailed receipt of a candidate's official transcript(s) directly from the awarding institution, then a candidate can be considered for employment and their application and transcript information shall be submitted to the recruiting manager and/or selection committee for review.

Candidates are personally responsible for any potential travel and/or relocation expenses incurred.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master's degree, from an accredited institution of higher learning, in MATHEMATICS or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field
  • Ability to effectively teach college-level MATHEMATICS courses, with a commitment to providing excellence in education, including the ability to present course teachings in such a way that students are encouraged to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, to increase motivation, to develop a positive self-image, and to clarify their values.
  • Computer skill proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel software.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population and adapt to change.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ph.D. degree, from an accredited institution of higher learning, in MATHEMATICS or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated success teaching at the college level.
  • Recent experience in a higher education setting
  • Candidates with teaching experience and expertise in an additional area also offered in the assigned department is highly desired.
  • Knowledge and experience in using instructional technology.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teach traditional and non-traditional students, at an on or off-campus site on week days or nights and Saturdays.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching strategies and present teaching materials in an understandable and effective manner, using related testing measurements that accurately reflect the stated course objectives.
  • Hold classes as scheduled.
  • Each semester, maintains a pre-scheduled minimum of ten hours per week as office hours, including morning and afternoon hours, to provide student assistance and aid advisees in selecting and scheduling appropriate courses.
  • Participate in orientation sessions conducted each semester, as applicable.
  • Advise students in appropriate course scheduling; assist advisees in defining and developing realistic goals in keeping with their abilities and interests.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date student records pertaining to attendance, assignments and grades.
  • Maintain effective collegial communication, professional interaction, and functional relations within the assigned main-campus academic Department and the off-campus site.
  • Abide by and ensure compliance with all departmental and University policies and procedures.
POSITION SCHEDULED: 9-months

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with relevant qualifications and experience, internal equity, and budgetary considerations.

FULL-TIME BENEFITS:
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid annual leave
  • Paid holidays
From time to time, benefits may be added or deleted from the Shaw University benefits package.

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Subject to a background check, drug screen.
The preceding job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. It does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.

Do NOT use the "Apply for this position through My HigherEdJobs.com" feature to apply. Follow the APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS at the top of this job posting.

Application Information

Postal Address: Human Resources Department
Shaw University
118 E. South St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: 919-546-8309
Fax: 919-546-8484
Online App. Form: http://www.shawuniversity.edu/uploadedFiles/Faculty_and_Staff/Application%2 0Form%20%28Type%29.doc
Email Address: jobs@shawu.edu

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