Instructor, Mathematics

Grayslake, Illinois, United States
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Job description

Posting Number: F00300

Department: Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences Division

Job Summary

The College of Lake County has one tenure-track mathematics faculty position available. Responsibilities for the position will be focused on developmental and general education mathematics, including statistics. Assignments may also include teaching a variety of mathematics courses from arithmetic through differential equations, including technical and university-parallel mathematics. Mathematics courses are offered both in the day and evening during fall, spring and summer at all three campus locations. The Mathematics Department also offers online and blended instruction.

Faculty responsibilities also include academic advising, participating in program evaluation and curriculum development, maintaining office hours, assisting with student recruitment and retention, serving on division and college committees, and participating in college governance.

Required Qualification:

  • A Master’s degree in Mathematics OR Master’s degree in Mathematics Education with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics AND a minimum of 18 credit hours in graduate-level mathematics/statistics is required to be considered for this position.
  • A commitment to the community college mission and to working with diverse student populations.
  • Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal applicant will demonstrate recent coursework and/or experience, and the ability and desire to teach developmental mathematics, geometry, and transfer level courses through the calculus sequence and differential equations; enthusiasm and dedication to teaching; experience using graphing calculators and other technology in the classroom; relevant teaching experience and recent professional development assuring up-to-date skills in the discipline; a desire to take an active role in departmental leadership and curriculum development; an interest in sharing knowledge/expertise with other mathematics faculty; knowledge of and passion for the mission of the community college; an understanding of diverse populations; and knowledge of current issues in mathematics education.

Bilingual and proficient in English and Spanish.

Pay Rate: Per faculty contract.

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Location: Grayslake

Total Hours per week: Fifteen (15) load hours and ten (10) office hours.

Work Schedule

Variable. Ability to teach days, evening and weekends as determined by the needs of the Mathematics program in any given semester. Ability to teach on Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake campus.

Expected Start Date: 08/06/2018

How to apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with priority consideration given to applications completed by January 21, 2018. Additional completed applications may be considered after January 21, 2018. Posting will remain open until the position is filled.

This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. Salary placement is commensurate with education and experience. The minimum 2017 – 2018 academic year (Fall & Spring Semester) base salary range was $48,412, with a master’s degree to $62,972 with a doctorate in the subject field. The base salary range for the 2018-2019 academic year has not been determined. Optional contract for the summer session offers potential for significantly greater earnings.

Faculty may be assigned to any of the three CLC campuses; Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake. New faculty hires are required to attend a week of orientation prior to the start date.

EEO Statement

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

The College of Lake County is located in the far northeastern suburbs of Chicago, serving a district with the third largest population in the Illinois community college system—713,000 residents living in more than 50 demographically distinct communities.