Adjunct Instructor - Mathematics
Detroit, MI College of Engineering & Science
Job Type

Employee Classification

PT Adjunct Faculty (in-person)

Position Summary

The University of Detroit Mercy College of Engineering & Science invites applications for multiple part-time adjunct instructor positions in Mathematics. Courses may include College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus 1, Calculus 2. The successful candidate will be an effective and enthusiastic teacher at the undergraduate level with commitment to supporting a diverse population of undergraduate students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

(1) Implement effective evidence-based teaching strategies that foster active student learning while creating an inclusive, equitable, respectful, supportive, and welcoming learning environment for all students.

(2) Be committed to engaging a variety of strategies to support student success. Be available to provide support and assistance to students outside of class. Treat each student respectfully and supportively.

(3) Provide students a course syllabus consistent with University and Department guidelines that provides clear expectations to students, particularly regarding grading and course policies.

(4) Review University/College policies and guideline with Asst. Dean and Chair and adhere to these.

(5) Bring any incidents of Academic Integrity to the attention of the Asst. Dean.

(6) Grade and return written work to students in a timely manner. Maintain appropriate records of students’ assessments. Submit mid-term and final grades by the scheduled deadlines.

(7) Refer at-risk students to Asst. Dean and appropriate University support services.

(8) Notify the Asst. Dean and Chair as soon as possible if by an unavoidable circumstance you are unable to meet scheduled class session.

(9) All other duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications

A minimum of a master’s degree in a relevant discipline is required. 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the scholarship of Mathematics Education.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Materials should include a curriculum vitae or resume, a one-page statement of vision and strategies for supporting diverse student learning in mathematics. Review of applications begins immediately and continues as needed.

Additional Information

The University of Detroit Mercy is dedicated to the goal of building a supportive, diverse, and inclusive academic community, with a commitment to experiential and community engaged learning. Our excellent student outcomes led to recognition by the Wall Street Journal Best Colleges report, ranking UDM 2nd in Michigan and 52nd nationally. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to the Mission of the University and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.