Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer (Pool)
Santa Clara University
Department, Program, Center: Applied Math
Specialty or Subdiscipline: Applied Mathematics
College or School: School of Engineering
The Department of Applied Mathematics seeks applications for quarterly adjunct lecturers (QALs) for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Santa Clara University operates on a quarter system. Each quarter (fall, winter, and spring) is 10 weeks long, with an extra week for final examinations. Graduate classes are typically held during the 7:10-9:00 a.m., 5:10-7:00 p.m., and 7:10-9:00 p.m. time slots.
QALs are allowed to teach up to 4 course equivalencies (CEs) per academic year with no more than 2 CEs in any particular quarter. Additionally, QALs are allowed to teach an additional 2 CEs during the summer terms.
Generally, course equivalencies are:
4 unit lecture = 1 CE
1 unit lab = 0.5 CE
1 unit lab with a teaching assistant (TA) = 0.25
4 unit lecture = 1 CE
2 unit lecture = 0.66 CE
Salary: $1,600 per unit (lecture courses are generally 2 or 4 units)
Earned graduate degree (Ph.D. preferred) in mathematics or a related field.Demonstrated excellence in teaching mathematics and its applications to engineering students at the undergraduate level and/or graduate level.
A. Teach one or more undergraduate or graduate courses in applied mathematics, including:1. Prepare for and conduct all assigned class meetings (undergraduate courses between 8 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. three days per week; graduate courses before 9 a.m. or after 5 p.m. once or twice per week);
2. Assign and evaluate student work appropriately;
3. Be available to students for consultation outside of class; and
4. Assign student grades appropriately and submit them on time to the Office of Student Records.B. Fulfill other instructional or academic duties as assigned by the Chair of Applied Mathematics or by the Dean of Engineering, including:1. Consult with the Chair of the Department of Applied Mathematics about course content and other matters as appropriate;
2. Submit an electronic copy of each examination and each syllabus (including approved expected learning outcomes) each quarter to the Chair of Applied Mathematics;
3. Submit a photocopy of an appropriate sample of each students work in each course that is being evaluated officially during the 2017-2018 academic year as part of the departments ongoing assessment efforts; and
4. Follow departmental procedures regarding employment of graders and complying with university and school policies, including those delineated in the School of Engineering Term Faculty Handbook (http://cms.scu.edu/engineering/graduate/faculty/Faculty-Resource.cfm)
Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
All QAL faculty must apply via PeopleAdmin once each academic year to be hired as a QAL faculty.Your letter of application must include the specific courses you are interested in teaching that match your expertise. A list of courses can be found in the SCU Undergraduate Catalog and the School of Engineering Graduate Catalog (https://www.scu.edu/academics/course-catalogs).
Hiring is made on a quarterly basis. The first class dates for the 2017-2018 academic year are:Fall 2017 Monday, September 18, 2017 Winter 2018 Monday, January 8, 2018 Spring 2018 Monday, April 3 or Tuesday, April 4, 2018
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to https://jobs.scu.edu
About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
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