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Mathematics Instructor | Temporary Half Time (.50) | I00876

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. Transcripts may be uploaded using the online system or submitted to the search chair at the address below. Applicants must provide the names and contact information for at least three references that can comment on their teaching effectiveness. Reference letters are preferred but not required. Reference letters may be submitted by (1) uploading using the online system, (2) providing contact information (specifically email addresses) for references using the online system when solicited to do so as part of the application process or (3) mailing the letters to the search chair at the address below. Please send undergraduate and graduate transcripts along with reference letters to: Lyn Miller, Search Chair Mathematics Department 200 Vincent Science Building Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, PA 16057 Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment. The recommended candidate will also be required to submit a completed Act 24 form (PDE-6004) prior to employment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 6, 2017.

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number I00876
Classification Title Mathematics Instructor | Temporary | I00876
Working Title Mathematics Instructor | Temporary Half Time (.50) | I00876
Employee Group Faculty
Bargaining Unit APSCUF
Location Main Campus
Department Mathematics and Statistics
Pay Rate
Employment Type Temporary PT
Work Schedule

Teach 6 credits in Spring 2018 semester.

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

This is a half-time temporary position in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics for the Spring 2018 semester The teaching load is 6 credits. The successful applicant must be able to teach advanced statistics and actuarial science courses.

Minimum Qualifications

A PhD in mathematics and graduate coursework in statistics is required. Must have experience teaching actuarial science courses and advanced statistics courses at the college level. Applicants must have effective communication skills and be able to work collaboratively. Commitment to the education of diverse populations. Successful performance in an on campus interview, including teaching demonstration.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree in statistics and passed multiple actuarial examinations from the Society of Actuaries.
Evidence of successfully preparing students to pass examinations from the Society of Actuaries.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date
Closing Date
Open Until Filled No
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Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University is committed to a policy of affirmative action. Slippery Rock University assures an equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, gender or veteran’s status in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. Transcripts may be uploaded using the online system or submitted to the search chair at the address below. Applicants must provide the names and contact information for at least three references that can comment on their teaching effectiveness. Reference letters are preferred but not required. Reference letters may be submitted by (1) uploading using the online system, (2) providing contact information (specifically email addresses) for references using the online system when solicited to do so as part of the application process or (3) mailing the letters to the search chair at the address below.
Please send undergraduate and graduate transcripts along with reference letters to:
Lyn Miller, Search Chair
Mathematics Department
200 Vincent Science Building
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment. The recommended candidate will also be required to submit a completed Act 24 form (PDE-6004) prior to employment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 6, 2017.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  3. Professional Reference Letter
  4. Professional Reference Letter 2
  5. Professional Reference Letter 3