Job Summary As Instructor of Mathematics, you will teach at the undergraduate level; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; conduct research/scholarship/professional development; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives.
Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to: be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs? be committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning? be committed to effective use of technology including distance learning, and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.
Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.
At FGCU, we prohibit any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes our university stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.
We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our university will grow and move forward through a commitment to equality for all.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
Teaches 12 credit hours per semester of undergraduate courses in Mathematics and related subjects.
Prepares syllabi, instruction materials, coordinates lectures, tests, and evaluates
Engages in reflective self-assessment of teaching styles and methods to ensure consistently effective instructional performance.
Actively serves on university committees.
Actively participates in institutional meetings
Assists with the development of curriculum
Continued professional development activity is expected at a level commensurate with rank and the mission of the University. Community, institutional and professional service in furtherance of FGCU's mission is expected of all faculty.
Other duties may be assigned by the Chair.
Additional Job Description
Master's degree in Mathematics, or a closely-related area from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline.
Demonstrated potential for, or a record of, achievement in teaching undergraduate courses.
Must meet the University and College criteria for the appointment to the level of Instructor I.
Master's degree in Mathematics from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.
Experience with management of the lower division Mathematics curriculum, especially in connection with standards, scheduling, staffing, and policy implementation.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Experience with and commitment to the use of instructional technology, a willingness to cultivate an interdisciplinary perspective; and a demonstrated commitment to professional development.
Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued service to the school and university.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Appointment will be made on a 9-month multi-year appointment basis available August 2024.
Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.
Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.
Required Application Materials:
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Five (5) Professional References
The position is listed as “open until filled”, however applications received by December 15, 2023 will receive priority consideration.