Lecturer, NTID Science and Mathematics (6504BR)

Requisition Number: 6504BR

School/Department: NTID Science and Mathematics

College : National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Faculty Rank : Lecturer
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

Anticipated Start Date: 10-Aug-2022

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DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Department of Science and Mathematics at the National Institute for the Deaf (NTID) is seeking to fill a 9-month lecturer (non-tenure-track) faculty position in the field of mathematics. The successful candidate will:

Provide direct instruction in mathematics (Pre-algebra to Pre-calculus) to deaf and hard-of hearing students in associate and baccalaureate-level degree programs;

May tutor deaf and hard-of-hearing students enrolled in baccalaureate-level mathematics courses where instructor workload and academic background permits and department need necessitates;

Already be proficient in American Sign Language (ASL) as determined by the college sign language proficiency rating system and will use ASL to teach and tutor;

Fulfill other faculty expectations including those related to service, communication, and diversity.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. We are seeking individuals who are committed to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

THE DEPARTMENT/COLLEGE DESCRIPTION

Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.

As a member of the RIT community, you’ll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in mathematics or mathematics education, or a related field in the statistical, computational, or mathematical sciences, or engineering. Applications will also be considered from applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree in one of these fields and a master’s degree in deaf education or a related field. Candidates who are in the final stages of completing a master’s degree in any of these fields will be considered but must have completed all degree requirements by the first day of contract to be hired.
  • Prior teaching and/or tutoring experience (including graduate teaching assistantship work and/or student teaching) in mathematics or a related field.
  • Proficiency in American Sign Language.

HOW TO APPLY:

In order to be considered for this position, please submit your online application, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; curriculum vitae; and upload the following attachments:

  • Transcript(unofficial) of graduate coursework (including date of actual or anticipated degree completion)
  • Statement of instructional (teaching/tutoring) philosophy
  • Statement of diversity contribution
  • List of three references with their contact information

Review of applications will begin immediately.

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to careers@rit.edu.