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  • Colorado Springs


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22-Nov-2019 Close All Job SummaryThe Student Academic Success Center is pleased to invite applications to teach MATH 1300, Calculus, for the Spring 2020 semester, and the required corequisite, ARSC 1720, the coseminar in mathematics. The position carries 6 credits and prepares students who are pursuing majors in science, mathematics, and engineering, as well as those considering careers in health fields. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience and substantial working knowledge of how to support underrepresented students to successfully negotiate the institutional barriers to success in higher education.

Who We AreThe Student Academic Success Center (SASC) is a learning community for students who are from communities historically underserved in higher education. Focused on supporting student success from matriculation to graduation, our approach integrates instruction in core academic subjects, individualized advising, and social integration through career planning and community gatherings. We offer instruction in gateway science courses, mathematics, leadership, and writing and rhetoric and house student support programs, including TRiO McNair and Student Support Services.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
- Teach one section of MATH 1300, Calculus, and one section of ARSC 1720, Calculus Work Group.
- Train and mentor undergraduate instructional assistants who work in the classroom.
- Attend training in inclusive pedagogy.
- Complete early alerts and communicate with department coordinators to support classroom success and college retention.

What You Should Know
- This appointment is 37.5% time.
- Eligibility for benefits is determined by University policy.

BenefitsThe University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be StatementsBe Challenged. Be Impactful. Be Boulder.What We Require
- Master's Degree.
- Two years of experience teaching mathematics at the college level, including at least one semester teaching calculus.
- 18 graduate credits in a relevant field of study.

What You Will Need
- Demonstrated commitment to educational equity.
- Substantial working knowledge of current best practices in mathematics pedagogy.
- Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team of students, staff, and faculty.

What We Would Like You To Have
- Substantial experience supporting students who are low income and first-generation
- Graduate of the McNeill Academic Program, TRiO Student Support Services, or a similar program

Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
- Resume/CV
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy

During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Julia Willis

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The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

  • education
  • spring
  • teaching