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How to Apply

Please email a letter of application explaining your qualifications and teaching philosophy, a current curriculum vitae, a list of references and evidence of teaching experience (i.e., teaching evaluations) to csp-hiring@umich.edu.

Job Summary

The Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP) in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites applications for an anticipated full-time Lecturer I position in mathematics for the 2017 fall term. The selected candidate will teach one section of Math 105 (Data,Fncns,Graphs) and one section of Math 115 (Calculus I) for a 100% appointment.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Responsibilities*

The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach lower-division Mathematics and Calculus courses; must exhibit a willingness to devote extra time and effort to students outside class via additional office hours for individualized instruction (conferences); must provide students with regular performance feedback, devote some time to teaching a variety of mathematical computations and mathematics workshops in the evening and provide students with weekly in-class and out of class homework assignments.

The selected candidate is expected to interact with and provide feedback to CSP’s Academic Advisors regarding the academic progress (or lack thereof) of CSP students enrolled in the sections.

 

Required Qualifications*

Successful applicants must possess a college degree and have experience teaching introductory college-level mathematics courses.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Master’s degree in Mathematics or a closely related field
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Three (3) years experience teaching college-level mathematics

Additional Information

The Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP) is a Michigan Learning Community within the College of Literature, Science and the Arts designed to develop outstanding scholars at the University of Michigan. The program offers intensive and holistic advising (academic, personal, and financial), pre-professional advising, credit-bearing, intensive, introductory courses in select disciplines, a summer bridge program, tutoring services, skills workshops, first-year interest groups, and other enrichment activities appropriate to a highly diverse group of students. The major objective of CSP is to retain and graduate students who, with intensive support and encouragement, will persist and graduate at the same outstanding rate for which the University of Michigan is known.

You can learn more at www.lsa.umich.edu/csp.

Questions about applying for this position can be e-mailed to csp-hiring@umich.edu.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by: 

  • Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. 
  • Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Expected date by which all offers of appointment will be made is July 15.

LEO job openings are posted for a minimum of ten calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Decision Making Process

Teaching qualifications, teaching experience and evidence of outstanding teaching will determine the selection of a candidate.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.