# The Role of a Full-time Mathematics Support Tutor

## DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21100/msor.v16i2.728## Keywords:

Tutor, Full-time, Mathematics Support## Abstract

In September 2016, Maynooth University appointed a Mathematics Support Centre (MSC) University Tutor on a three year contract, a unique position on the island of Ireland. In this paper, we briefly explore the important role of MSCs and their tutors. We describe the University Tutor’s activities for the 2016-17 academic year and we discuss the benefits of establishing such a position. We also advocate for the establishment of more contract positions.## References

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