Teaching Faculty I Position
The Department of Mathematics at Florida State University invites applications for a renewable 12-month position of Teaching Faculty I, to begin August 9, 2021. FSU (www.fsu.edu) is a Top 20 national public university with over 40,000 students at the main campus in Tallahassee (talgov.com ). The state capital of Tallahassee is located in North Florida, about 25 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The city has a low cost of living and easy access to world-famous beaches and pristine natural habitats. Candidates will need organizational and administrative skills, as well as the ability to communicate easily and effectively as part of a team of ten Mathematics Teaching Faculty.
The successful candidate will teach two to three large lower-division classes each semester, supervise teaching assistants in charge of lab meetings, and coordinate the administration of a multi-instructor course. Experience teaching early college mathematics is preferred.
The Department also seeks candidates with an active interest in improving the effectiveness of teaching methods in large courses, especially to support the success rate of at-risk student populations. The successful candidate will engage in a collaborative effort to develop and implement improved teaching methods that reflect evidence-based instructional best practices, with the support of colleagues and the University's Center for the Advancement of Teaching (teaching.fsu.edu).
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics (or highest level terminal degree) from an accredited institution, a doctorate in a related field with at least 18 hours of graduate credit in mathematics, or equivalent qualifications based on professional experience and otherwise qualified to perform assigned duties. Candidates should also have a minimum of one year of experience teaching at the college level.
Qualified candidates must apply through both the MathJobs website https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/17443 and the FSU Employment and Recruiting Services website at https://jobs.fsu.edu, job opening #48581. Each applicant must submit a cover letter, a standard AMS coversheet, a current curriculum vitae, and a teaching statement. Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded directly by the letter writers through the MathJobs website. The deadline for applications is 4/5/2021, but early application is advised.
Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: https://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.