Montana State University
Bozeman

Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position
Vacancy Announcement
May 8, 2013


Department of Mathematical Sciences - Assistant Teaching Professor or Instructor (Pooled Position)
College of Letters and Science

Search Number     13-290
 

Montana State University seeks qualified individuals to provide non tenurable level instruction and/or related functions. Applications are accepted on a continual basis (unless otherwise indicated) and will be maintained in pool for two years. After two years, candidates need to re-submit materials for continued consideration.

The department or program search committees or hiring authority will review and evaluate the submitted application materials. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the non tenure track faculty hiring pool.

Appointments are on a part-time basis and vary in duration, a couple weeks, a semester or an academic year, depending on the specific needs of the department/program. Salary is dependent on number of courses taught and duration.

Responsibilities may include: 1) Teaching on-campus or online courses, 2) Advising, evaluating and assisting students and/or 3) Curriculum and/or course development

We seek individuals who work professionally and effectively with diverse individuals, possess effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of Montana State University.

As a non tenurable employee, you may be eligible for benefits as outlined in the policies of Montana State University, the Montana University System and the AFMSU Non Tenure Track Collective Bargaining Agreement at http://www.montana.edu/provost/policy.html.

 
Overview

The MSU Mathematical Sciences Department maintains a pool of Non-Tenure-Track applicants for consideration as potential instructors in mathematics, mathematics education and statistics courses.

 
Required
Qualifications
1.   A bachelor’s degree in mathematics, mathematics teaching, statistics or closely related field.
2.   Two years teaching experience.
 
Preferred
Qualifications
1.   A master’s degree in mathematics, mathematics teaching, statistics or closely related field.
2.   Two years teaching experience at the college or university level.
 
Additional
Requirements
1.   In accordance with MSU policy, hiring will be conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
2.   This position MAY BE a Union position. Union membership is determined by the amount of work being contracted.
    3.   Any position working 50% or more is represented by the Associated Faculty of Montana State University (AFMSU). Faculty covered by AFMSU must begin paying either membership dues or representation fees within thirty (30) days of hire. This is a condition of employment. Additional information can be found at AFMSU.org.
    4.   Any position working less than 50% is not represented by the Union, and is not required to pay dues. If the terms and conditions of the hire contracts change, the representational status of this position could be impacted.
     
    Application
    Deadline

    Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.

     
    Application
    Procedure

    To apply, submit: (1) a letter of application that addresses the required and preferred qualifications listed in this announcement. NOTE: Please indicate the position for which you are applying and be specific. (ex: Instructor, Technology Education; Instructor, Educational Leadership; Adult Education, etc.); (2) a curriculum vitae identifying area of interest and (3) a list of the names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three current professional references.

    An application packet addressing all the above requirements and qualification as listed is highly encouraged. Missing materials and information may not be requested and may result in your application not being considered for the position.

    Electronic submissions in PDF format are preferred, and must have the applicant's signature on the letter of application. For electronic submittals, please indicate "Applicant - Search #13-290” in the subject line of the email.

    Submit materials to:

    • Non-Tenure Track Pool
    • Mathematical Sciences
    • Montana State University
    • PO Box 172400
    • Bozeman MT 59717-2400
    • (406) 994-3603
    • rfriend@montana.edu

      In order to receive Veterans Preference during the application review process, it is highly recommended that the required forms are included at the time you submit your application materials. Click here for the forms and information regarding Veterans Preference. Important note: Your preference form is submitted to a different location than your application materials. A DD214 is not a required document.