Assistant Math Lecturer

California, United States
14 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Summary

The FSRI Assistant Math Lecturer will assist in the implementation of the four-week FSRI math course. The lecturer will work closely with the Associate Director, Math Lecturer/Workshop Leader, and other program staff to ensure course materials and content meet the standards of the math department and support the intent of the program.

Job Duties

  • Assist in a four-week math course covering topics from Caltech math core courses, primarily during student problem sessions (group workshops).
  • Deliver lectures when not covered by Math Lecturer.
  • Use provided course materials including student lecture notes, problem sets, and workshop problems.
  • Report any issues to Program Coordinator.
  • Collaborate with Math Lecturer to ensure students' understanding of the subject matter.
  • Monitor students' academic progress and communicate concerns to the Associate Director.
  • Hold office hours and/or assign a math team member to cover office hours.
  • Provide feedback at the end of the program including comments on each students' performance, strengths and weaknesses, and areas for improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 5+ years of applicable work experience in an education and/or teaching environment.
  • Proven expertise in developing and delivering course content materials and lectures to students.
  • Demonstrated experience with interactive pedagogical practices including flipped classrooms, inquiry-driven courses, and group work.
  • Demonstrated experience with under-represented students in STEM fields.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in mathematics

Required Documents

  • Resume