Instructor and Technology Coordinator Position

Posted on January 26th, 2007 by

Gustavus Adolphus College invites nominations and applications for a renewable, non-tenure-track position of Instructor of Statistics (or Math) and Departmental Technology Coordinator for the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science to begin in the summer of 2007.

We seek candidates who have at least a master’s degree in statistics, mathematics, or closely related field, as well as teaching experience in statistics or mathematics. (Statistics is preferred.) The successful candidate should have prior experience using computer systems from a shell (or command prompt) and some programming or scripting experience, as well as at least the willingness to learn system administration skills. Experience in system administration is preferred. Pluses include familiarity with statistical and mathematical software (including Maple) and with TI graphing calculators (including the TI Navigator system).

This position combining two roles: (1) Teaching four sections per year of lower-division statistics or mathematics. (Statistics is preferred.) (2) Coordinating the department’s use of instructional technology including computers (predominantly running Linux, with some Windows and Mac OS X) and graphing calculators.

The technology coordinator not only provides direct technical support to the members of the department but also coordinates with the staff of the Gustavus Technology Services department. As such, a demonstrated track-record of cooperative work will be highly valued.

The contract will be for ten months per year: the nine months of the September-May academic year plus one month to be flexibly scheduled over the summer for technology upgrades and installations.

To apply, send letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and two letters of recommendation, one of which must comment on teaching, to:

Dr. Max Hailperin, Supreme Chairbeing
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 West College Avenue
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

For more details, visit the department web site at: or contact Dr. Max Hailperin at 507-933-7466 or To ensure full consideration, materials must be received by March 1, 2007, but applications will continue being reviewed until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 students. It is the practice of the College to provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all. We specifically encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.


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