Assistant Professor, Mathematics

  • Rosemont College
  • Rosemont, PA
  • Apr 08, 2021
Full time Mathematics & Statistics

Job Description

MISSION

Rosemont College is a community of lifelong learners dedicated to academic excellence and fostering joy in the pursuit of knowledge. Rosemont College seeks to develop in all members of the community open and critical minds, the ability to make reasoned moral decisions, and a sense of responsibility to serve others in our global society.

Rooted in Catholicism, Rosemont welcomes all faiths and is guided by the principles of Cornelia Connelly and the Society of the Holy Child Jesus to meet the needs of the time.

Rosemont College values: Trust in and reverence for the dignity of each person; Diversity with a commitment to building an international community; Persistence and courage in promoting justice with compassion; Care for the Earth as our common home.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Rosemont College is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. It is our intent that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

SUMMARY

The faculty member for the undergraduate mathematics division will teach undergraduate courses as assigned by the Mathematics Discipline Coordinator. The position will also assume the role of mathematics literacy coach for the students in the undergraduate program. This position is expected to be an active member of the department in support of students, course and program development, and work on committees as needed.

SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE

  • Teach a minimum of twelve credit hours per academic semester.
  • Provide weekly office hours to students
  • Develop and modify syllabi
  • Serve on appropriate institutional governing bodies and committees
  • Provide career and academic support to students
  • Assist in the development of protocols to attract diverse students
  • Serve as mathematics literacy coach to promote student academic growth in mathematics skills
  • Undertake additional responsibilities as assigned.

* PLEASE NOTE: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibility that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibility and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to teach the following on the collegiate level: Introduction to Algebra, College Algebra, Pre-Calculus
  • Ability to serve as mathematics literacy coach to students
  • Earned MA or M.ED. Mathematics
  • Highly successful teaching experience with positive student outcomes
  • Be able to engage students in the learning process
  • Be able to make mathematics relevant to daily life and give meaning to mathematical concepts (The "Why of Math," make it meaningful).
  • In-depth and specific knowledge in content, curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • Current and strong knowledge in the relationship among curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • Good presentation skills and ability to provide facilitation of learning groups
  • High quality inclusive instruction and ability to differentiate to meet the needs of all learners
  • Knowledge of PDE skill-based competencies and the knowledge of instructional methods that are appropriate for the intended competencies to be mastered by all learners.
  • Knowledge of data-informed instruction that contributes to measurable increases in student achievement.
  • Provide sufficient support and resources over time to enable individuals to master new skills.
  • Contribute to building learning communities and continuous improvement and assure that students demonstrate attainment of the PDE skill competencies
  • Ability to be a powerful listener and expert communicator.
  • Ability to balance compassion and patience with the ability to have honest and strategic conversations with students.
  • Deep expertise in facilitation, reflection, and research-proven instructional practices.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to always work toward the ultimate goal-increasing student achievement in mathematics of all learners

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