Job Opportunities

Instructor / Lecturer
NetMath, an online self-paced distance learning program of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks applicants to fill two positions of either Instructor or Lecturer. Throughout the year, this position would support students in self-paced courses thorough mentoring, responsive and constructive feedback. In addition, the individual in this position would be responsible for the creation of pedagogical materials. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
  • Support up to 50 students at a given time in self-paced courses throughout the year, in addition support online students in summer session in up to two courses.
  • Mentor and answer questions via electronic correspondence, primarily email.
  • Grade homework and exams timely with constructive feedback that helps to ensure the successful completion of the student's course.
  • Responsible for the creation of new homework and exams, with appropriate review of materials by other instructors.
  • Responsible for the development of additional instructional aids for students in these online courses such as study guides, mini-lectures, concept questions, and practice quizzes.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in mathematics, math education or closely related STEM field for Instructor.Ph.D. in mathematics, math education for Lecturer.
  • One years’ experience teaching college-level mathematics for Instructor. Two years’ experience teaching college-level mathematics for Lecturer.
  • Evidence of ability to effectively teach and interact with a diverse group of students at all intellect levels.
  • Ability to work productively independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with online learning management software and tools such as CAS-ILE, Moodle and Elluminate.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to teach, mentor and communicate with online students taking senior or advanced level mathematics courses.
  • A clear philosophy regarding, and experience with, the use of technology in teaching and learning.
The Instructor/Lecturer positions are full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track position appointed on a 12-month service basis. Eligibility for the benefits are contingent on your citizenship or work authorization. For full details on eligibility requirements, please reference The expected start date is as soon as possible after the hiring decision has been made. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
To apply for this position, please create your candidate profile at and upload your cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three professional references by May 3, 2019. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Emily Lange, or 217-244-1157.

NetMath Mentor
We are currently accepting applications for student mentors in NetMath for the following courses:
Math 220, 231, 234, 241, 285, 292, 415, and 461.
Mentor duties involve grading coursework, providing online assistance, and regularly communicating with students about course progress. Applicants should have taken one or more of the listed Mathematics courses and also be comfortable working with Mathematica code.
Click here to apply for a NetMath Mentor position. Note: The NetMath mentor hiring process includes an interview and a written quiz.

NetMath Academic Hourly
NetMath is currently looking for Academic Hourlies to assist our program. Academic Hourly duties include grading coursework, assisting both mentors and students, regularly communicating with students, and working on long-term projects. Academic Hourly employees require a bachelor's degree or higher and should not be a registered grad or undergrad student at the University of Illinois.
Apply for an Academic Hourly position. More information about Academic Hourlies is located here.

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