Asst/Assoc Prof of Mathematics (Faculty Announcement) Delaware State #jobs #hbcu #hbcujobs


Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-track) Mathematics

Location: DE-Dover
Requisition City: Dover
Company Order Number: 1966
# of openings: 1

Description

Delaware State University
Vacancy Announcement – Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) Mathematics
Department of Mathematical Sciences
College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology
Apply online at http://www.desu.edu
Applications will be accepted until position is filled

 

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Delaware State University seeks a tenure-track Assistant /Associate Professors in Mathematics starting in the Fall of 2017.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics is required.  Areas of applied mathematics, or algebra is preferred. . In addition to possessing excellent communication skills, the candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to teach both graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will also have an opportunity to undertake research with DSU colleagues in federal or state funded research projects. He or she will have a proven research/teaching capability in their area of specialization and be able to teach successfully lower and intermediate level courses in mathematics. As a successful candidate and a new faculty member, he/she will work in an exciting environment that encourages collaborative and multi-disciplinary approaches to expand and strengthen the department research goals. Supervision of graduate students is required.

The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Mathematics, and Mathematics Education; Master’s degrees in Mathematics; and Ph.D.’s. in Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics. Delaware State University (DSU) has a diverse faculty and student population of more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. DSU is located in Dover, Delaware and has campuses in Wilmington and Georgetown, Delaware.

Only electronic applications will be accepted. To apply, send AMS cover sheet, letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy,  research statement, curriculum vitae, and transcripts (undergraduate and graduate). Also, three (3) letters of reference must be sent directly to Ms. Stephanie Acty (sacty@desu.edu) from the recommenders. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For more details, please visit our website at http://www.desu.edu.

Email your electronic application in PDF format to sacty@desu.edu

Note: The University reserves the right to change or reassign job duties as provided in policy and negotiate agreement.

Delaware State University is an equal opportunity, Title IX Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age or disability.

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Assist Assoc Prof-Anatomy/Physiology (Faculty Announcement) Delaware State #job #hbcu #hbcujobs


Assistant Associate Professor – Anatomy and Physiology (Tenure-track)

Location: DE-Dover
Requisition City: Dover
Company Order Number: 2089
# of openings: 1

Description

Delaware State University
Vacancy Announcement – Assistant/Associate Professor, Anatomy and Physiology (Tenure-track)
Department of Biological Sciences
College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology
Apply online at http://www.desu.edu
Applications will be accepted until position is filled

Delaware State University, located in Central Delaware, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position beginning mid-August 2017.  Candidates who are dedicated to excellence in undergraduate teaching with strong backgrounds in both anatomy & physiology (with a focus in Anatomy) are encouraged to apply.  The primary teaching responsibilities for the position are Anatomy and Physiology (Nursing majors), Human Anatomy, Histology and other courses in the candidate’s area of interest. Candidates will be expected to develop a program of research that incorporates undergraduate students.

A minimum teaching load of 12 contact hours for each semester is the typical teaching requirement. The successful applicant is expected to establish a research program and mentor undergraduate research students.  Research collaborations are encouraged within and outside of the department and/or institution.

The Department of Biology is committed to excellence in teaching at multiple levels, including courses in cellular and molecular biology, microbiology and neuroscience.  The department is staffed with seventeen Ph.D.-level, full-time tenure-track faculty members, an M.S.-level laboratory coordinator/instructor.  Currently, the department has approximately 200 undergraduate biology majors; the department also serves students in the Colleges of Nursing and Health Professions, and Agriculture and Related Sciences.

Candidates for this position should possess a Ph.D. in the Biological sciences with an emphasis in Anatomy and Physiology, or have prior experience teaching anatomy & physiology.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin in the fall of 2016, and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  Applicants should apply via the DSU website at http://www.desu.edu/, and submit curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a research plan.

Delaware State University is a highly ranked Historically Black College and University (HBCU) with five core values: Community, Integrity, Diversity, Scholarship and Outreach.
In addition to strong academic qualifications and excellence in teaching, the University highly values individuals with experience working with individuals or groups from diverse racial, cultural and social-economic backgrounds.

Delaware State University is an equal opportunity, Title IX Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age or disability.

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Acquisition/Cataloging Librarian (Job Announcement) Delaware State #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Acquisition/Cataloging Librarian  

 

Description

Delaware State University
Vacancy Announcement – Acquisition/Cataloging Librarian
University Libraries
Division of Academic Affairs
Apply online at www.desu.edu
Applications will be accepted until position is filled

General Description of the Job:
Hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturdays as scheduled.
Supervises 2 FT staff in the Acquisitions / Cataloging Unit of Technical Services (Library Assistant, Cataloging & Computer Operations and Library Assistant, Acquisitions)

Essential Functions:
The following are the functions essential to performing this job.

  1. In consultation with the coordinator of technical services, develops and implements policies, procedures, standards and goals to continuously improve Acquisitions / Cataloging Unit workflow.
  2. Using the Horizon Acquisitions module and the university’s accounting system: creates ledgers and funds, records and monitors expenditures, and oversees fiscal closing.
  3. Monitors expenditures, vendor payments, encumbrances, and status of orders.
  4. Supervises the Library, Assistant Acquisitions to facilitate and expedite the payment of vendor invoices and bills through the university purchasing department.
  5. Provides management and oversight of one-time order placement and claiming activities including OCLC Connexion Client cataloging and importing of bibliographic order records supplied by library book vendors.
  6. Interacts with selectors to manage ordering, claiming and related order follow-up activities.
  7. Evaluate library material selections to ensure no duplicate orders in process.
  8. Maintains awareness of copy cataloging standards and trends.
  9. Works closely with selectors to purchase e-books.
  10. Performs original cataloging in all formats, conforming to the latest national standards. Classifies materials using a variety of classification schemes.
  11. Establishes and maintains quality control standards with regard to copy cataloging operations, authority control, data input, and database maintenance.
  12. Provides supervision and training for acquisitions and cataloging staff in acquiring the skills, knowledge, and competencies required to improve performance.
  13. Supervise the book bindery process.
  14. Maintain records of library gifts, donations, bindery and weeded resources.
  15. Manage the purchase, receipt, inventory and discard of library equipment.
  16. Maintains departmental statistics and prepares reports as requested by the coordinator of technical services or head librarian.
  17. Teach research classes and develop LibGuides in assigned subject areas.
  18. Performs other duties and projects as assigned by the coordinator of technical services or head librarian.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The individual in this job must possess these skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  1. Knowledgeable of LMS systems and library vendor services (Horizon, Midwest Library Services, Yankee Book Peddler and experience with OCLC Connexion).
  2. Ability to develop training materials and provide copy cataloging and acquisitions training.
  3. Demonstrated analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills; ability to perform complex workflow analyses.
  4. Ability to work independently and meet project deadlines.
  5. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  6. Experience working with library vendor representatives.
  7. Extensive knowledge of standard cataloging procedures, including those for e-resources.
  8. Knowledge of computer office applications, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.
  9. Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.
  10. Commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment and workplace and ability to work with a diverse student and faculty population.

Qualification Standards:

  1. Education: ALA accredited master’s degree in library/information science.
  2. Successful experience: Three years of relevant work experience in an academic library technical services department including a minimum of 2 years supervisory experience.
  3. Background in cataloging and acquisitions
  4. Working knowledge of OCLC Connexion and ILS systems
  5. Demonstrated ability to apply the following cataloging tools: Resource Description and Access (RDA), the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR2r), Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) and classification, and MARC21 formats for bibliographic and authority data
  6. Demonstrated ability to apply national cataloging policy and practice as determined by the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) and the Library of Congress

Performance Standards:
The criteria for evaluation in this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the DSU Fundamentals

 

Delaware State University is an equal opportunity, Title IX Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age or disability.

Note: The University reserves the right to change or reassign job duties as provided in policy and negotiated agreements.