Assistant Professor Mathematics Interviews

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Le Moyne College
Assistant Professor of Mathematics was asked...11 December 2020

Most memorable question at JMM: "If you were to be offered both a postdoc and this job, which one would you take and why?"

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I answered honestly by explaining that my head (and my advisor) would probably push me to take the postdoc, but my heart would want to take this job knowing that teaching at a small, liberal arts college was my ultimate goal. Less

Lovely Professional University

Why you want to join

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This is the best one

Pratap University Jaipur

They start with some basic questions, like concepts of mean, median and mode. Then they ask some questions to related to my thesis.

San Diego Community College District

There was a math question that wasn't particularly difficult, but unnecessarily messy in my opinion. They could have used a slightly different function to get the point across.

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As best as I could with the unreasonable time limit that was inposed.


Representation and problem solving skills

Towson University

How do you handle your class?

Florida A&M University

How will you fit into FAMU diverse culture?

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I will do unto other as I would like for them to do unto me.

Florida A&M University

Why did you apply here?

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I was honest. Because I need a job.

St. Joseph's College

The questions were fairly standard: Of the courses we offer, what would you be willing to teach? How do you help a student who is struggling in your class? Do you have any ideas regarding how to prepare freshman/sophomore level students for more rigorous proof-based mathematics that they encounter in their junior year?

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