Assistant Professor - Mathematics
Ashford University - Clinton, IA

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We are currently looking for individuals with a PhD in Mathematics/Math Education to teach in our Computer Science and Mathematics Program and in our General Education Program. We prefer candidates with an interest in teaching at both the higher and lower division level. This position carries a full teaching load of 24 credits/year and is located in Clinton, IA. This position is an on-ground full-time position which requires being physically located in or near Clinton, IA

Position Summary:

The Assistant Professor of Mathematics position is a full-time employment opportunity. This position reports to the Dean, College of Health, Human Services, and Science.

Essential Job Duties:

• Teaching loads of 24 credit hours per academic year primarily of Freshman and Sophomore level general education mathematics courses.
• Office hours for student consultation and registration.
• Advising load after the first transitional year.
• Independent Study oversight.
• Internship and Practicum or Student Teaching oversight.
• Senior thesis oversight.
• Committee work.
• Professional Development participation.
• Book ordering each semester.
• Grading (including 4 week deficiencies) and attendance records.
• Syllabi development and electronic submission.
• Assessment of courses and programs as scheduled.

Additional Job Duties (include but are not limited to):

• Other duties as assigned.
• Supervision of clinical/practicum/internship experience.

Core Competencies:

• Commitment to Mission: Aligns with the Core Values of Integrity, Ethics, and Service through behaviors that demonstrate a positive commitment to the customer and the organization.
• Communication: Aligns with the Core Values of Service through oral and written communication skills and internal/external relationships.
• Service: Encompasses the company’s core values of service; including service to the organization, customer community.
• Personal Planning: Aligns with personal accountability and responsibility.

Minimum Requirements:

• Creative leadership for new program development.
• Commitment to the vision and values of the University.
• Demonstrated interest or prior experience in under graduate teaching.
• Applicants should be current in their use of technology, active in promoting critical thinking, and comfortable teaching general student populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Creative leadership for new program development.
• Commitment to the vision and values of the University.
• Demonstrated interest or prior experience in under graduate teaching.
• Applicants should be current in their use of technology, active in promoting critical thinking, and comfortable teaching general student populations.

Education:

• A Doctorate in mathematics, math education, or related field is preferred; candidates who are ABD with a reasonable completion date.

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Company Information:
For additional information about our University, please visit www.ashford.edu.

Physical Requirements :

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee requires dexterity in using telephone, computer keyboard, mouse and calculator while seated at a desk. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee may frequently move to interact with fellow employees and/or clients. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Communication Skills: While performing Duties of the job, the employee is required to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos. The employee requires the ability to write effective and detailed correspondence and to effectively present information both in one-on-one and small group situations.

Mental Demands: While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to deal with stress associated with a fast-paced work environment and multiple priorities/tasks. The employee will be required to make judgment decisions and adapt to changing work situations, grasp and apply new ideas, communicate with various personalities at all levels and have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions.

Work Environment: While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to work in an office environment, and the noise level is usually moderate to loud .

Note : This opportunity of employment will require a completed pre-employment screening to be inclusive of, but not limited to: a criminal background investigation, a credit check investigation, verification of education credentials, verification of prior employment history and a professional reference check; with review prior to an offer of employment being extended.

Notice to Prospective Employees

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (the “Clery Act”), prospective employees are entitled to request and receive a copy of Ashford University Annual Campus Security Report. The Report can be accessed a t 2011 AU Campus and Safety Report . The report includes certain campus safety policies and statistics on reportable crimes and incidents that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings, and on public property immediately adjacent to campus or accessible from campus for three previous years. The policies include campus security policies, crime prevention, and alcohol and drug use, and sexual assault, among others. To obtain a paper copy of the report, please contact HumanResources@bpiedu.com .

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