Assistant Professor - Developmental Math - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Developmental Mathematics Department Chair, the tenure-track faculty member provides high quality teaching of quantitative reasoning as well as developmental mathematics courses (Arithmetic through Intermediate Algebra), and be responsible for providing service and scholarship as detailed in the department tenure policy.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with an earned master’s degree in mathematics or a mathematics related field required.
PhD preferred.
Teaching experience in Developmental Mathematics.


Effectively teach quantitative reasoning and developmental mathematics using a variety of instructional modes and acknowledged best practices in the discipline.

Knowledge of best practices in distance education.

Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.

Knowledge of student management, motivation, evaluation; evaluation of (peer and self) instruction.

Knowledge of program and curriculum development and evaluation.


Skills in using effective, student-centered instructional strategies and techniques which include engaged learning strategies, and computer-aided instruction.

Communicates well, both written and orally, in English.


Ability to manage, motivate and evaluate students.

Ability to use effective interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making skills.

Ability to use computers and work with a variety of software applications to include MS Word, MS Excel, and Outlook.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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