Instructor, Faculty Mathematics - College of Western Idaho in Nampa Idaho

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College of Western Idaho

Nampa, Idaho 83687

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Faculty members teach assigned classes in accordance with established policies and guidelines; participate in advising, committee assignments, and other academic and institutional support activities; and perform supervisory responsibilities as assigned. To reach a broad range of students, CWI encourages exploring alternative teaching styles and methods. Courses will be taught in traditional classroom settings, in computer-mediated classrooms, and over the internet. This position includes classes taught in the evenings/weekends and when necessary, at a variety of College locations.

This is a full-time position with a hiring salary of $40,000.

Essential Functions

Teaches courses from Intermediate Algebra through Calculus, Math in Modern Society, Finite Math, Introduction to Linear Algebra, Introduction to Statistics, and Differential Equations as well as developmental courses such as Pre-Algebra and Beginning Algebra.

Teaches a minimum semester credit load of courses in accordance with the descriptions published in the CWI Faculty Handbook

Assists the Program Chair and Assistant Dean in the development of semester schedules

Recommends textbook adoptions in collaboration with other faculty in the department

Devises and utilizes outcomes assessment measures

Participates in faculty development goals to improve professional effectiveness

Participates in instructional evaluation processes

Provides current copies of course syllabi to the Program Chair each semester

Meets all scheduled classes promptly with any deviation being filed promptly and accurately through the appropriate channels

Assumes responsibility for giving exams and other measurement necessary to determine student level of performance and understanding

Monitors student placement in courses and student progress; maintains accurate records

Interacts with and advises students

Promotes and helps with learning assistance services

Cooperates with other areas of the College to provide an effective educational program

Develops and recommends new courses and programs of study

Recommends modifications or discontinuance of courses which are no longer appropriate

Assists in the preparation of budget requests for each year

Originates and recommends purchases of supplies and equipment

Originates requests for travel in support of faculty development

Assumes responsibility for all equipment assigned or to those under your supervision

Attends and participates in all departmental, discipline, and faculty meetings

Participates in all graduation exercises, registrations, and advising

Participates in faculty evaluations

Accepts optional overload classes and summer teaching for extra stipend, if desired.

Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

Master’s degree from accredited institution in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or a closely related field.

Experience teaching secondary level students or community college students in field of study.

Ability to impart excitement and enthusiasm into teaching

Ability to adapt to a variety of teaching methodologies including lectures, group activities, individual instruction, distance learning, and teaching with technology

Ability to demonstrate commitment to professional growth and development

Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students

Ability to advise students

Proficiency in usage of internet, email, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications

Superior Candidates
Successful experience teaching developmental math courses, such as Basic Math, Pre-Algebra, and beginning Algebra at a community college or with adult learners.
Three years’ experience teaching mathematics at a post secondary level.
Online and computer-assisted teaching experience.
Experience using instructional technology.
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Keyword Phrases

  • Math Faculty
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 1 years
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume