Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience and rank
General Description of Position:
The primary responsibility of a faculty member at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) shall be to provide quality instruction for the students. To accomplish this NOVA faculty are expected to excel in teaching strategies and classroom management that fully engage the student whether or not in a classroom, laboratory or online platform. Through obtainment of their educational goals, NOVA faculty will help students develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity, thus building stronger citizens and enhancing the community.
Description of Duties and Tasks:
Teach all levels of mathematics courses currently offered at NOVA such as transfer-level math for liberal arts majors, precalculus, calculus, differential equations, statistics, linear algebra, and discrete math and developmental mathematics courses in algebra. (A full list of the courses currently offered and their descriptions is available at http://www.nvcc.edu/courses.) Work with students through academic advising, mentoring, honors classes, and projects. Participate in and establish new initiatives that strengthen the mathematics department. Prepare for class, lecture, create and administer tests and other assessments, and grade student work. Teach online classes, depending on college needs. Promote student engagement and success; advise students, meet with them during office hours, communicate with them. Contribute to curriculum and course development. Partner with adjunct faculty. Participate actively in division, campus, and college activities and committees. Perform other duties as assigned. Full-time faculty must be available to teach day, evening, weekend and online classes.
Minimum Qualifications :
Master's degree in mathematics; or a master’s degree with at least 18 semester graduate semester hours in mathematics (coursework in mathematics pedagogy cannot be counted toward the 18 required graduate semester hours). Proficiency in using technology in and outside the classroom.
Master's degree in mathematics or one of the fields of engineering, physics, and computer science with at least 18 semester credits at the graduate level in mathematics and one of the other fields. Proficiency in using technology in and outside the classroom. Teaching experience, especially in a community college
Internal Number: 21948
About Northern Virginia Community College
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.