Faculty - Math - College of Humanities and Social Sciences
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This position teaches undergraduate mathematics courses to students in all majors, facilitates classroom discussions and assesses student performance. In addition, this position is part of a team defining best practices in mathematics and statistics pedagogy and researching Scholarship in Teaching and Learning (SoTL). This position impacts the future of mathematics and statistics understanding through innovative pedagogy and mentorship of students in general education courses or students pursuing a degree in mathematics for secondary education.
This is a 9-month, 40 hour per week position.
Teaches undergraduate math courses within the major, and general education courses.
Assists students outside classroom hours (8-9 hours per week).
Provides leadership and mentorship to adjunct faculty.
Stays current on topics and practices related to the discipline and best practices in pedagogy.
Actively supports college/university mission.
Active engagement in professional development activities.
Compliance with all college and University policies.
Willingness to assume other duties as assigned.
Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University's Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
Ability to use different teaching methods and to transmit information in a manner which is accessible and comprehensible to students.
Strong analytical skills including ability to think synthetically and analytically with the ability to communicate complicated information in a comprehensible manner.
Understanding of the various methods of adult learning, education deployment/delivery including distance education/online classrooms.
Strong communications skills and the ability to effectively mentor and guide students.
A respect for and ability to work with students.
Ability to navigate Instructional tools, overhead projectors, computer assisted presentations, web based tools such as Loud Cloud.
Ability to articulate a clear understanding of values based education from a Christian perspective.
Strong ability to compose written communications (when necessary in APA format) in a manner which ensures collective understanding.
Strong understanding of student assessment of learning outcomes and how instructional efforts support the learning outcomes.
Demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior congruent with GCU’s pillars and mission with a commitment to Christian ideals and philosophy.
Participation in and/or support of the university’s programs in all areas including an evident congruence with the philosophy and direction of the institution, and service to the community.
Demonstrates through example the active support of the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of GCU.
Ability to develop collaborative and cooperative relationships with committees, colleagues, faculty and administration.
Proficiency with MS Office Suite, databases, and routine office software (email, internet, etc.).
Master’s degree in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, or similar, from a regionally accredited institution with 18 graduate credits in mathematics.
2-3 years higher education teaching experience in a closely related field.
Ability to learn and use learning management system and mathematical software, such as Mathematica, MyMatlab, Aleks, or Microsoft Excel.
Ability to articulate a clear understanding of values-based education from a Christian perspective.
Doctoral degree in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, or similar, from a regionally accredited institution with at least 18 graduate credits in mathematics.
3-5 years higher education teaching experience in a closely related field.
Familiarity with higher education, curriculum planning, best teaching and administrative practices; or a record of excellence in teaching.
Understanding of the various methods of adult learning, education deployment/delivery including distance education/online services and classroom.
Desire to integrate mathematical modeling principles into undergraduate mathematics courses.
GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.
Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.
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