ESM 111 - Quantitative Skills and College Success (Summer 2017)
Office of Undergraduate Studies
First-Year Program at California State University San Marcos seeks a part-time lecturer for Summer 2017 to teach ESM 111 - Quantitative Skills and College Success. This 3-unit course is a first-year student college success course that meets CSUSM’s lower-division requirement in Area E “Life-long learning and self-development.” ESM 111 is also a CSU-approved Early Start Mathematics Course. The candidate should have experience working with first-year college students and the skill set to teach entry level mathematics for college students.
Minimum requirements for the position include:
- MA or MS in Mathematics or related field
- Demonstrated ability working directly with students to facilitate their transition from high school to college
- Ability to teach the companion mathematics lab, ESM 11, that prepares students to retake the CSU ELM Exam.
- Working knowledge of McGraw Hill’s ALEKS web-based learning system
Preferred requirements for the position include:
- Previous college-level teaching experience, ability to work with students to facilitate their transition from high school to the academic demands of college, basic understanding of the CSU undergraduate general education requirements and ability to direct/guide students toward the necessary information/resources for developing an academic plan and career goals.
- Knowledge of the CSU Early Start Program and Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) requirement
- Knowledge of the CSUSM’s lower-division B4 “mathematics/quantitative reasoning” requirement
- Working knowledge of developmental mathematics pedagogy and ability to prepare students for the demands of college-level mathematics. The ideal candidate will have been an instructor in, or ISA for, CSUSM’s Summer Mathematics Acceleration Program in the Summer (i.e. MAPS)
- Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups in relation to teaching.
Please submit a completed Faculty Application, a curriculum vita with three current references, and a letter of interest to email@example.com
Timeline: A review of applications will begin May 01, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled.
The university is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities for more information.
California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. A background check (including the criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form. Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.