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Posted 3 years ago
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Atria University is seeking full time faculty to teach courses in basic mathematics. We seek applicants with an appreciation for real-world applications in engineering and applied sciences, and hands-on learning. The contract will be for 3-5 years, starting no later than May 2021, for the 2021-2022 academic year. These courses will involve teaching the following topics in an activity-driven or project based manner
An intuition of calculus; certainty, uncertainty and the concept of proof in mathematics; the role of algorithmic thinking in mathematics; an intuition of probability and statistical thinking
Symbolic computation in algebra and calculus; approximating complex functions; probability, causality and real life applications; basic hypothesis testing in statistics.
Faculty will also have the opportunity to teach more advanced courses in year 2 onwards, and to devise interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary course offerings combining learning goals from other fields.
We seek applicants with a strong grounding in technology, an appreciation for real-world applications in engineering and applied sciences, and hands-on learning
Faculty members are expected to be engaged as follows:
Each course has faculty expectations of the equivalent of 10 to 15 teaching hours per week, with plenty of room for students to engage in self-directed and open-ended work. Additional contact hours may be spent on mentoring students or assisting guest faculty to facilitate courses.
Faculty will play an active role as mentors for student projects. All full-time faculty serve as advisers. We expect our faculty to participate in building growing our University. There will be opportunities to serve in administrative and senior positions with appropriate course release or other compensation.
When not teaching, you will have the opportunity to work on your own research, consult for the industry, or work on one of the many projects at Atria Business Innovation Center (ABiC). ABiC is an incubation center for exciting new businesses.
We seek candidates who embrace experiential and hands-on learning and want to be a part of this exciting shift in higher education. We value innovation and collaboration in our faculty and staff, offering them resources and support.
We seek candidates with interesting life experiences and unique viewpoints. We are an inclusive university that values individuals from a wide range of personal, cultural, and professional backgrounds, skills, and talents.
When considering candidates for our faculty positions, we look for indicators of a number of main competencies, including being inclusive, respectful, collaborative, sustainable, and goal-oriented. Successful candidates demonstrate leadership, communicate effectively, display integrity and concern for ethics, value personal and professional development, take initiative and exhibit that they will engage in the growth and development of the university.
Compensation is commensurate with experience. Hired faculty are entitled to assistance for relocation. Our dedicated administrators are here to answer questions related to taxation, visa, transportation, childcare, and accommodations.
If you believe you have the expertise to teach in one or several fields we are hiring for and are excited to be teaching in an inclusive, interdisciplinary space, please apply.
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