Adjunct of Mathematics

01 Sep 2023
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01 Oct 2023
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Part Time
Adjunct of Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • 3001 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX, United States
  • Part Time
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    Adjunct Teaching Position
    Mathematics Department
    School of Natural Sciences

    The Mathematics Department routinely hires adjunct faculty to fill curricular needs on a part-time basis and maintains a pool of candidates for temporary part-time positions as the need arises. This position is continuously open and qualified persons will be selected to teach face-to-face undergraduate courses (including Developmental Math, College Algebra, Math for Business, Math for Education, Precalculus, and Quantitative Reasoning) as the need arises. Appointments are generally made on a semester-by-semester basis. Positions are renewable, contingent upon need and performance.

    • Ph.D. or Master's degree in Mathematics is required. An advanced degree in mathematics education or a related field will be considered iff the application clearly documents at least 18 graduate credit hours in graduate-level mathematics courses. This requirement may be waived for adjuncts teaching only
    • Developmental Math.
    • Demonstrated potential for excellence in classroom teaching.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Facility in online communication via email, learning management systems, and online homework platforms.
    • Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.

    Responsibilities include teaching face-to-face sections of College Algebra, Math for Business, Math for Education, Precalculus, Quantitative Reasoning, and/or Developmental Math on campus in Austin, TX. This entails following a common syllabus, utilizing online homework (WebAssign, MyMathLab, or ALEKS) and learning management systems (Canvas), holding at least one on-campus office hour per week per section, and keeping in contact with the course coordinator, primarily by email, for common assignments and exams. Class size is generally 24-30 students; compensation is $3888 (current as of Fall 2019) per 3-credit course section.

    Institutional and Departmental Information
    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of about 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.

    How to Apply
    Interested applicants should submit an online application at All applications should include a cover letter that details interest, teaching experience, areas of disciplinary expertise, courses you are qualified for and would like to teach, and your general availability (time of day, days of the week, semester, etc). A complete application will also include a Curriculum Vitae, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and the contact information for three references. Applicants that do not have a Masters or Ph.D. in Mathematics must highlight 18 graduate credit hours in a graduate-level mathematics course on the graduate transcript, or indicate that they are only applying to teach Developmental Math. Review of applications will commence on an as-needed basis when openings arise.

    St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U.S. citizens and individuals authorized to work in the United States; we do not offer sponsorship at this time. Applications from minorities and women are strongly encouraged. All applicants are invited to address how they could support St. Edward's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check is required.

    Reference #: J19028
    Posted: 4/3/2019
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