Teaches courses pertaining to mathematical concepts, statistics, and actuarial science and to the application of original and standardized mathematical techniques in solving specific problems and situations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
This career is part of the Education and Training cluster Teaching/Training pathway.
A person in this career:
- Compiles, administers, and grades examinations, or assigns this work to others.
- Evaluates and grades students' class work, assignments, and papers.
- Prepares and delivers lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as linear algebra, differential equations, and discrete mathematics.
- Prepares course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
- Initiates, facilitates, and moderates classroom discussions.
- Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
- Maintains regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
- Plans, evaluates, and revises curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
- Keeps abreast of developments and technological advances in the mathematical field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
- Collaborates with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.