Unity College is a private, liberal arts, sustainability science-based institution with an environmental focus. The College offers Bachelor's and Associates degrees and currently enrolls over 650 full and part-time students. Known for hands-on learning in a full range of environmental programs, a collaborative faculty and staff, and a strong community, Unity College occupies a special niche in higher education and as such has been named 2016-2017 College of Distinction. The College offers internship sites in nearly 50 states and around the world in countries such as Zimbabwe, Belize, Ghana, Chile, Iceland and Israel and study abroad opportunities in 23 countries. Unity College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) and its mid-coast Maine location provides easy access to beaches, mountains, and Portland.
This position will support instruction and disciplinary expertise in the math curriculum at Unity College. Teaching includes 24 course credits annually, consisting of a combination of College Algebra, Pre-calculus, Elementary Statistics, and other classes as assigned. Other duties include advising, professional development, and faculty service as needed. This position supports the delivery of the Unity College curriculum, plus supports and mentors students both in and outside the classroom. Specific duties include (but are not all inclusive):
Deliver College Algebra, Pre-calculus, Elementary Statistics, and additional mathematics courses as assigned.
Administer content and materials using student-focused experiential education practices.
Meet with students in an informal and formal advising capacity.
Contribute to faculty service needs as assigned.
Serve on campus committees as appropriate given position responsibilities.
Contribute to the college's commitment to sustainability.
Contributes to the College's commitment to supporting a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment.
Contribute to the college's commitment to safety by using safe work habits, ergonomics and proper lifting, and following biohazard protocol as appropriate.
Assume responsibility to maintain and upgrade professional knowledge and skills with regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments, and applicable laws.
Demonstrate a high degree of commitment to quality, interdisciplinary quantitative literacy instruction.
The ideal candidates will have competence in the profession or discipline and the ability to teach and advise effectively. Must hold a master's degree and credentials appropriate to the discipline such as professional certifications or licenses.Successful candidate will have experience with statistical packages such as JMP and/or R, and knowledge of and experience in implementing best practices in teaching undergraduate mathematics. Must have strong oral and written communication skills, facility with technical terminology appropriate to the position.
Unity College seeks to attract world-class faculty to enrich the educational experience of our gifted, inquisitive and motivated students. Unity College is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty dedicated to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and/or service.
Position begins in August 2018 for the 2018-2019 Academic year; primarily works day shift with occasional evening hours as determined by course schedule. Responsibilities focus on math courses. Must have a valid driver's license and good driving record. Must be able to provide clear proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
This position is regularly required to sit, use a computer, make phone calls, and lead outdoor activities. The employees must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Primarily works in an instructional lab or classroom environment.
Interested and qualified candidates should go to www.unity.edu/jobs to complete an application and submit the following materials - CV, Teaching Philosophy, 3 references. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. We look forward to hearing from you!
Unity College, a private college in rural Maine, provides dedicated, engaged students with a liberal arts education emphasizing the environment, natural resources, and the emerging framework of sustainability science. A common interest in developing sustainable solutions to environmental problems unites our students, staff, and faculty. Recently named to the top 30 of the Washington Monthly colleg...e rankings and Princeton Review’s Green Rating Honor Roll, Unity is rapidly becoming recognized as a national leader in sustainability science. Unity College has just finalized its five-year strategic plan designed to transform Unity College into the “A National Beacon” for Sustainability Science, with Distance Programming as a critical objective.Unity College is an Equal Opportunity Employer; applicants from under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.Unity College seeks to attract employees who share a commitment to the environment and to human diversity, and who have an interest in helping students develop an understanding of the richness and complexity of individuals and society.