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Mathematics Department: Part-Time Instructors Pool
Westfield State University in Westfield, Massachusetts
 
 
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Date Posted 09/21/2015
Category
Faculty-Science-Mathematics
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Westfield State University is an education leader committed to providing students with a learning experience built on its founding principle as the first public co-educational college in America to offer an education without barrier to race, gender or economic status. A public teaching institution offering quality programs in the liberal arts and sciences with complementing professional studies curricula, we are grounded in our founding principles of academic excellence and educating all in a diverse and welcoming community.

For the first time, Westfield State University is the only Massachusetts state university to be named as one of the top 50 "Best Colleges for Veterans" as reported in the latest US News & World Report 2015 "Best Colleges" edition. Westfield State continues its trend to lead the Massachusetts state university system in the annual overall rankings for Regional Universities-North, officially ranked 115, up from 123 last year. Westfield State is the only Massachusetts school public or private in the top 50 in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 "Best Online Education Programs" rankings. Westfield State offers six online bachelor's degree completion programs in business management, criminal justice, history, liberal studies, psychology, and sociology.

Westfield State University is ideally situated on the edge of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts. The area offers a relatively low cost of living and a high quality of life. Hiking, canoeing, and ski areas are minutes away, yet the campus is just a half-hour from the thriving cultural centers of Northampton and Amherst, and about two to three hours from Boston and New York City.

 

Job Description:

The mathematics department seeks to increase their pool of part-time instructors. A variety of courses are available, in particular the foundation series for future elementary education teachers. There are also courses available to teach mathematics for liberal arts and science majors. Classes are available starting January 2015 and on an ongoing basis. Scheduling is flexible and depends on the candidate's availability. Attend a limited number of faculty meetings.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Teach course(s) in specific discipline. Responsible for instructional preparation and assessment of student performance. Provide assistance to students by appointment.

For more information about the department visit our webpages at: http://www.westfield.ma.edu/academics/mathematics-department

 

 

Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree in specific or related discipline and collegiate teaching experience.

EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT:
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.

 


Additional Information:

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL ADJUNCT POSTINGS ARE FOR PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR POOLS. POSITIONS MAY OR MAY NOT BE IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE; HOWEVER, WHENEVER OPENINGS OCCUR, DEPARTMENT CHAIRS WILL TURN TO THE ADJUNCT POOLS TO FILL THE OPENINGS.

APPLICANTS TO THIS POOLS WILL NOT HEAR BACK ON THEIR STATUS UNLESS AN OPENING OCCURS AND THE DEPARTMENT CHAIR DECIDES HE/SHE WISHES TO INTERVIEW THAT CANDIDATE TO POSSIBLY FILL THE NEW OPENING.

 


Application Instructions:

Please upload the following documents to your Westfield State University career account.

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:

1) Resume.
2) Cover letter (When preparing your cover letter, please refer to the minimum and preferred qualifications and, if applicable, include an equivalency statement. Your cover letter should be written in a manner that addresses these qualifications.)
4) Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

Westfield State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the human resources office at (413) 572-8809. 

Westfield State University provides equal access to employment opportunities for all applicants, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability or veteran status in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies.

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