Saturday, June 3, 2017

FT at MacMurray College (Maths & Physics)

MacMurray College is an independent, four-year, residential, baccalaureate college with a strong liberal arts tradition located in the affordable, safe and stimulating city of Jacksonville, Illinois. For more than 170 years, MacMurray College has been committed to prepare graduates for satisfying and productive professional careers, providing the tools needed for effective leadership and encouraging individual growth throughout one's education and future endeavors.
MacMurray College invites applications for an enthusiastic, experienced candidate to fill a full-time instructor position of math and physics beginning August 2017. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching Developmental Mathematics, Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Trigonometry and Physics. The math courses are critical to our general education program as they provide students with fundamental math skills. The successful applicant will be a patient, student-oriented individual ready to guide students from a wide range of backgrounds toward academic success.
· Primary duty of an Instructor is imparting knowledge by teaching, instructing or lecturing student in a course or field of study at an educational establishment.
· Teach a variety of mathematics courses including Developmental Mathematics, Mathematics for the Liberal Arts, College Algebra & Trigonometry, and Physics
· Work closely with our Center for Learning Excellence staff to utilize the Hawke's Mastery Learning computer software program in the classroom
· Be accessible for student tutoring outside of the classroom with some formal office hours held in the Center for Learning Excellence
Minimum Qualifications:
· Masters in Physics/Mathematics from an accredited university/college.
· College teaching experience with underprepared students or training in developmental courses with classroom teaching experience at any level (middle school or above).
· Evidence of ability to work with students from culturally diverse backgrounds
· Training in teaching developmental courses preferred
· A demonstrated interest in helping all students learn with the focus on growth
MacMurray College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age physical or mental disability or covered veteran status. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas. Interested applicants may send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae outlining qualifications for the position along with your teaching philosophy and contact information, including email addresses for five professional references. Any finalist for the position must successfully pass a background screening. Applications will be reviewed immediately. All materials should be sent to:
Review of applications will begin June 5, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
Official transcripts will be required of candidates who are interviewed.