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Instructor of Mathematics

Posted: June 20, 2018

Title:                          Instructor of Mathematics
Department:           Suomi College of Arts & Sciences, Math & Science Department
Supervisor:             Dean, SCAS
Category:                Faculty/Temporary
Status/Type:          Full-time (9 months) / Professional – Exempt

Position Summary:  The Instructor of Mathematics is a full-time, one-year faculty position. The duties include teaching, student advising, curriculum development, university service, professional development, and other duties as assigned in accordance with the faculty handbook.

Required Qualifications:

  1. A M.A. or M.S. in mathematics or a related discipline.
  2. Previous teaching experience at a college or university.
  3. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to teaching.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. A Ph.D. in mathematics or a related discipline.
  2. Knowledge of learning theories and instructional techniques used to increase student learning in mathematics.
  3. Previous experience teaching under-prepared students.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Teach general education courses in mathematics.
  2. Advise students by providing academic guidance, support for development of professional practice skills, and other assistance.
  3. Participate in the evaluation and development of academic program curricula.
  4. Perform various administrative duties as required or assigned.
  5. Participate in professional development activities.
  6. Provide service to the university, including serving on university committees as assigned.
  7. Participate in student recruitment and retention efforts.
  8. Adhere to university policies and procedures.
  9. Work collegially and professionally with students, employees and external constituents.
  10. Demonstrate support for and engagement with Finlandia’s strategic vision to become more fully a whole learning community accompanying the whole student toward a whole life
  11. Perform other duties as required, as assigned by supervisor, or in accordance with the faculty handbook.










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Application Procedure:

Review of applications will immediately and continue until the position is filled.

E-mail or mail a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation from professional references, copies of graduate transcripts, and supporting materials (e.g., teaching evaluations, teaching portfolio) to:

Jason Oyadomari
Dean, Suomi College of Arts & Sciences
Finlandia University
601 Quincy St.
Hancock, MI 49930