POOL - Online Lecturer and/or Course Designer
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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 3/2/2017
University of Kansas
JOB DESCRIPTIONPosition Overview
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Kansas invites qualified professionals with teaching experience to submit application materials for part-time to full-time teaching positions. Lecturers will be selected from this pool when positions to teach online courses in Math 101/115/116/365 when they become available. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.
Part-time online lecturers are expected to teach up to six credit hours and full-time lecturers are expected to teach up to twelve credit hours, of undergraduate mathematics courses per semester as scheduled. They are expected to take their teaching responsibilities seriously and to strive for excellence in the classroom.
100% - Provide instruction throughout the term. Maintain course management site, develop assignments, write exams, evaluate student work, provide feedback to students, and assign grades. Work with the KU Center for Online and Distance Learning to schedule exams. Hold regular office hours, both in person and online, for students in the classes taught. Be available for reasonable appointments if a student cannot meet during scheduled office hours, and respond to student and staff emails in a timely fashion. Follow department policies for online courses as communicated by associate chair or course coordinator. Adhere to departmental, college, and university policies and procedures.
Duties (Online Course Developer):
100% - Design the course in accordance with department guidance and KU standards, which include working with instructional design staff in the Center for Online and Distance Learning. Work in a collaborative environment, utilizing the expertise of the other major instructors in the department. Complete the course design process within a specific deadline to ensure the course is fully designed and quality reviewed prior to the date the course is to be offered, as determined by the academic department.
Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in resume, and (3) information provided from professional references.
* Master's degree in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or a related field that has a strong math component. Include a copy of your transcript, if the degree has been obtained in the past 5 years.
* Previous teaching experience, as evidenced by work history, curriculum vita or cover letter.
* Previous Mathematics teaching experience at the college or university level.
* Evidence or testimony regarding excellent teaching ability at the university level.
Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete electronic application will include a detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names and contact information for three references.
Deadline/ Review Date: Ongoing
Estimated Start Date: Ongoing
Contact Information to Applicants
Department of Mathematics
Advertised Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Application Review Begins
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