Department: Physical and Life Sciences
Reports to Supervisor: Department Chair
Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.
Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.
Purpose: Teach one or more classes during the Fall semester 2021, from the following core undergraduate Mathematics courses:
MATH 111 (3 credit hours) Discrete Mathematics. This course covers set theory; an introduction to logic; fundamentals of geometry; elementary statistics; and consumer mathematics, e.g., unit cost, simple interest, and compound interest.
MATH 113 (3 credit hours) College Algebra. This course will covers functions, including polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric. Additional topics include right triangle trigonometry, Laws of Sines and Cosines, and trigonometric equations.
MATH 118 (3 credit hours) Finite Mathematics. This course is for students with liberal arts or business intent. Students learn to use matrices to solve systems of linear equations by the Gauss-Jordan method, as well as systems of linear inequalities: the simplex method, the dual method, and the Big M method. After a brief treatment of sets and Venn diagrams, probability is introduced, including conditional probability and Bayes Theorem.
MATH 125 (3 credit hours) Pre-Calculus. This course covers the algebraic techniques used in calculus. Topics covered include Systems of Equations and Inequalities, Matrices and Determinants, Sequences, Series, Probability, and topics in Analytic Geometry.
Essential Job Duties:
- All administrators, faculty, and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
- Teach one to three sections of courses including: MATH 111, MATH 113, MATH 118, or MATH 125 in the Fall 2021 semester.
- Conduct office hours on campus (about one hour per week for every two credits being taught).
- Meet regularly with the department chair.
- Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the faculty and employee handbook.
- Complete additional specific projects to be determined by the department chair.
- Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the department and college.
Minimum Education, Skills and Ability:
- Masters Degree in the appropriate subject area required.
- Previous teaching at the college level preferred.
- Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.
- Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
- The successful candidate will demonstrate a connection to the Holy Cross College mission to educate the whole person in mind, body and spirit.
NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status. Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to: [email protected]