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Pennsylvania State University Assistant Teaching Professor or Lecturer of Mathematics in Monaca, Pennsylvania

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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Penn State Beaver is accepting applications for Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics; multi-year appointment (rank determined by qualifications), 3 years with potential for additional appointments, 36 weeks, starting July 1, 2022 or as negotiated

Penn State Beaver is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Responsibilities:

Teach lower-division math courses for STEM and non-STEM majors, that may include algebra, analytic geometry, trigonometry, business calculus, statistics (lower division and possibly an upper division course for bio ecology majors (applied regression analysis or applied non-parametric statistics). Instruct undergraduate courses each semester using various delivery methods including asynchronous web (online), synchronous video conferencing, face to face, and hybrid. Delivery method is determined by the Director of Academic Affairs and is normally predominantly face to face. Ability to foster student success for diverse student population in terms of college readiness and interest in teaching mathematics using real-world examples and applications preferred. P articipate in professional development and in course, curriculum and program development including assessment. Engage in diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Advise students and participate in campus, university, college and community/field service.

Qualifications: Ability to support diverse student body and campus community, including appreciation and respect of differences in race and ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation, religious affiliation, age and life experience, nationality and language, and in physical capabilities. We actively look for faculty with a commitment to supporting diversity in their various roles.

A commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment and an interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and various delivery modes of teaching are expected. Prior college-level teaching experience is preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

Requirement for the rank of Lecturer is a master’s degree; Requirement for the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor is a doctorate. Degrees should be in mathematics or related field from an accredited institution .

Penn State University is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions.

Penn State Beaver is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 550 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 9 baccalaureate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Beaver have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members. For more information about the Beaver campus, visit http://beaver.psu.edu/ .

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Professor Carey McDougall, Director of Academic Affairs, cem33@psu.edu .

For full consideration, applicants are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, recent student teaching evaluations, the contact information for 3 or more references (letters are not required); and a diversity statement that details how your teaching, service and/or professional development has supported the success of students from diverse and/or underrepresented backgrounds (applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should note their plans for such work).

Closing Date: Application review begins immediately and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

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Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here (https://police.psu.edu/annual-security-reports) .

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