CCRI Job Posting – Assistant Professor in the Math Department.

Assistant Professor – Math (5 positions)

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor – Math (5 Positions)
Department Mathematics Department
Position Category Faculty
The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.

JOB SUMMARY: Teach mathematics classes that emphasize basic skills in arithmetic, elementary algebra, and other non-transferable courses, as well as mathematics courses in the technical, business, liberal arts and engineering fields.

Duties and Responsibilities Teach mathematics with the patience, repetition, effective communication, and variety of approaches that are essential for success in this position.

Teach a range of classes in mathematics based on the current offerings and needs of the Mathematics Department.

Engage in the development, evaluation, and revision of the curriculum, with particular emphasis on basic skills mathematics and college readiness.

Provide students and colleagues with thorough explanations of mathematical concepts.

Serve on committees formed to develop mathematics curriculum, augment department policy, and/or improve the College.

Commit to the Mission of the College, its diverse student population and to an inclusive work and educational environment.

Use innovative instructional strategies that support student success and recognize diverse learning styles and abilities.

Manage the classroom in ways that are conducive to student success and safety.

Communicate effectively and clearly with students and colleagues.

Exhibit organizational and interpersonal skills within a collaborative environment.

Teach at multiple campus locations depending on the needs of the Mathematics Department.

Minimum Qualifications A Ph. D or a Master’s Degree in Mathematics, or a Master’s Degree in Mathematics Education (with 21 or more graduate credits in mathematics), or a Master’s Degree in Statistics with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics (or Mathematics Education).

A minimum of two years of teaching experience in Mathematics, preferably at the Community College level.

Preference is given to applicants with experience in and knowledge of the current trends in developmental and introductory level college mathematics.

Preferred Qualifications
Reports To Mathematics Department Chair
Campus Location Multi-Campus Locations
Work Schedule Academic
Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information Appointment beginning 2017 Fall Semester; Tenure-Track position
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time
Permanent/Limited Position Permanent
Benefits Yes
Name of Bargaining Unit Union CCRIFA
Pay Grade N/A
Salary Range Hiring salary commensurate with education and experience
Additional Salary Information
Civil Service List position No
Licenses, Tools and Equipment Must have access to and use of own transportation.
Environmental Conditions
Desired Start Date 2017 Fall Semester
Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 5
Application Open Date 06/15/2017
Application Close Date (includes the grace period) 07/06/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants The closing date to apply for this position is 7/6/2017. This date includes a five-day grace period. Application materials will not be accepted after 11:59pm EST on 7/6/2017.

To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application and attach a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts by the closing date. Information of three references must be included within the application. Within your cover letter, you must address your commitment to the Mission of the College and discuss the role mathematics faculty play in fulfilling it for a diverse student population. Reference letters may be requested if you become a finalist. Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have one of the following: 1. A Ph.D or a Master’s Degree in Mathematics, or 2. A Master’s Degree in Mathematics Education (with 21 or more graduate credits in mathematics), or 3. A Master’s Degree in Statistics with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics (or Mathematics Education)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least a minimum of two years of teaching experience in Mathematics?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have teaching experience at the community college level?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience in and knowledge of the current trends in developmental and introductory level college mathematics?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Where did you first learn of this job opportunity? (web site, advertisement/publication, agency referral, personal referral, other). Please be specific when using web site or publication names.(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents