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Eligibility for Employment:
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A Master's degree in a discipline within the Mathematical Sciences with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework in mathematics.
Five years of quality teaching experience at the college level.
Demonstrated commitment to mentoring graduate teaching assistants.
Excellent communication skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
In addition to teaching classes, the primary responsibilities of this position are to assist with Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) assignments, and mentor graduate teaching assistants to prepare them to critically reflect on their performance as teachers and to become more comfortable and proficient in leading the class.
Specific duties include:
Assisting the graduate program director in determining teaching assignments and recruiting and guiding mentors.
Leading orientation sessions for GTAs prior to the beginning of each semester.
Leading large sections of college algebra, business mathematics, or precalculus with the assistance of new GTAs.
Provide professional development of GTAs in lesson plan creation, assessment, classroom strategies, incorporation of technology, and other appropriate topics.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.