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Instructor of Mathematics (##86430T) Position Description

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The application collection portion of the recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.

UH Hilo, College of Arts & Sciences, general funds, full-time, temporary with annual possibility of renewal, non tenure-track, nine-month appointment, to begin approximately August 2013 pending position clearance and availability of funding.


Teach courses in Mathematics, including possible evening and distance-learning; develop and supervise, with oversight from the Department Chair, a program to deliver the numeric/visual portion of our Calc I and II courses; advise students; engage in activities and/or creative endeavors that contribute to the mission of the Department and the University; perform service to the University and community.

Minimum Qualifications

M.A. in Mathematics (or Statistics) from an accredited college or university; evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching.

Desirable Qualifications

Evidence of successful undergraduate teaching in a multicultural setting; evidence of successful teaching in introductory Math courses such as Pre-Calculus, Calculus 1 and Calculus 2; evidence of success, (including assessment experience), in preparing mathematically under-prepared students for success in the Calculus. Demonstrable ability to significantly contribute to numerical and visual portion of Calculus 1 and Calculus 2 through the use of technology.

Pay Range

Competitive, and commensurate with training and experience.

Applications (How to Apply)

Submit letter of application describing teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, transcript(s) showing degrees and course work appropriate to the position (copies are acceptable; however official transcripts will be required prior to employment), and three current letters of recommendation to the Chair of the Search Committee Dr. Brian Wissman, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, 200 W. Kāwili St., Hilo, HI 96720-4091. No electronic submission will be considered.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. Brian Wissman, (808)933-2654;

Please refer to position ##86430T when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Continuous recruitment, first review of applications December 5, 2012.

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at Work At UH.

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