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Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary - 25-1022.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Teach 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.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Mathematics Professor
  • Professor
  • Mathematics Instructor (Math Instructor)
  • Instructor
  • Professor of Mathematics
  • Mathematics Lecturer
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics
  • Associate Professor

SOC Occupation Groups

25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations
25-1000 Postsecondary Teachers
25-1020 Math and Computer Teachers, Postsecondary
25-1022.00 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

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Tasks

  • Act as advisers to student organizations.
  • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in books, professional journals, or electronic media.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Keep abreast of developments and technological advances in the mathematical field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Participate in campus and community events.
  • Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.
  • Perform administrative duties such as serving as department head.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as linear algebra, differential equations, and discrete mathematics.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Provide professional consulting services to government or industry.
  • Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks.
  • Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
  • Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
  • Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress.
  • Advise educators on curricula, instructional methods, or policies.
  • Advise students on academic or career matters.
  • Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
  • Compile specialized bibliographies or lists of materials.
  • Develop instructional materials.
  • Develop instructional objectives.
  • Direct department activities.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of educational programs.
  • Evaluate student work.
  • Guide class discussions.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Order instructional or library materials or equipment.
  • Perform student enrollment or registration activities.
  • Plan community programs or activities for the general public.
  • Prepare tests.
  • Promote educational institutions or programs.
  • Research topics in area of expertise.
  • Select educational materials or equipment.
  • Serve on institutional or departmental committees.
  • Stay informed about current developments in field of specialization.
  • Supervise student research or internship work.
  • Teach physical science or mathematics courses at the college level.
  • Write articles, books or other original materials in area of expertise.
  • Write grant proposals.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • USMA, Professor of Mathematical Sciences (Army - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Faculty Member, College or University