The primary responsibility of a faculty member at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) shall be to provide quality instruction for the students. To accomplish this NOVA faculty are expected to excel in teaching strategies and classroom management that fully engage the student whether or not in a classroom, laboratory or online platform. Through obtainment of their educational goals, NOVA faculty will help students develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity, thus building stronger citizens and enhancing the community.Duties and Responsibilities
Teach all levels of mathematics courses currently offered at NOVA such as transfer-level math for liberal arts majors, precalculus, calculus, differential equations, statistics, linear algebra, and discrete math and developmental mathematics courses in algebra. (A full list of the courses currently offered and their descriptions is available at http://www.nvcc.edu/courses.) Work with students through academic advising, mentoring, honors classes, and projects. Participate in and establish new initiatives that strengthen the mathematics department. Prepare for class, lecture, create and administer tests and other assessments, and grade student work. Teach online classes, depending on college needs. Promote student engagement and success; advise students, meet with them during office hours, communicate with them. Contribute to curriculum and course development. Partner with adjunct faculty. Participate actively in division, campus, and college activities and committees. Perform other duties as assigned. Full-time faculty must be available to teach day, evening, weekend and online classes.Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in mathematics; or a master’s degree with at least 18 semester graduate semester hours in mathematics (coursework in mathematics pedagogy cannot be counted toward the 18 required graduate semester hours). Proficiency in using technology in and outside the classroom.Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in mathematics or one of the fields of engineering, physics, and computer science with at least 18 semester credits at the graduate level in mathematics and one of the other fields. Proficiency in using technology in and outside the classroom. Teaching experience, especially in a community collegeRequired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Expertise in the subject matter. Enthusiasm for teaching. Excellent communication skills. Proficient technical skills such as creation of online teaching resources and online communication with students. Proficient in software widely used in education such as Blackboard, MS Office, GSuite, etc.Operation of a State Vehicle No Posting Detail Information Open Date 03/15/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest.
Posted on : Fri, 15 Mar 2019 17:11:31 GMT
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