Mathematics Assistant Professor - Contra Costa College

$65,088 - $117,000 yearly
  • Contra Costa Community College District
  • San Pablo, CA, USA
  • Mar 07, 2022
Full time Mathematics & Statistics

Job Description


Mathematics Assistant Professor

Posting Number: F00845
Location: Contra Costa College
Salary: starting $65,088 - 99,876 per year (Up to $117k)

Description of Position:
This is a full-time tenure track, academic position in the Mathematics Department. The successful applicant will be well qualified to teach all levels of mathematics courses and to develop innovative instructional strategies for our students. The position requires teaching a full load with experience in various modalities (in-person, hybrid, synchronous, asynchronous) and may include teaching evening hours. The student population of Contra Costa College (CCC) reflects its surrounding diverse communities. CCC is a proud Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and serves predominately historically disadvantaged and under-represented student groups including African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Latinx students. CCC is situated in a socioeconomically diverse, resilient and culturally vibrant community. We seek candidates who operate with a growth mindset, a student-centered approach, and an unflinching commitment to equity, especially concerning the elimination of barriers to college access, success, and completion. The ideal candidate will be eager to help construct and maintain a culture of continuous improvement in instructional effectiveness.

Contact: René Sporer, Dean – Natural, Social and Applied Sciences

Position Status: Tenure- Track
EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff
Employee Group: Full-Time Faculty
Department: C7025-Mathematics

Duties and Responsibilities:
In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;
2. participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;
3. collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;
4. engaging in department program improvement initiatives;
5. participating in department, division, and college committees;
6. participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;
7. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;
8. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
9. informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;
10. preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;
11. maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;
12. posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;
13. participating in College’s shared governance processes.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:
A valid community college instructor credential authorizing full-time instruction in mathematics OR

  • A master’s degree in mathematics or applied mathematics OR
  • A bachelor’s degree in mathematics or applied mathematics AND a master’s degree in statistics, physics, or mathematics education OR
  • A California Community College Credential authorizing instruction in mathematics OR
  • The equivalent (If you are applying for equivalency, please attach the Master’s Degree Discipline Equivalency form contained in the application packet and explain how your background is the equivalent)
  • Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and faculty.

Desirable Qualifications:
· Experience teaching a wide range of mathematics courses, using various modes of instruction, at the community college level, or related experience.· Experience developing and revising mathematics materials and curriculum, and awareness of effects of AB705 on curriculum.· Ability to meaningfully connect with students and build an inclusive, equitable, culturally responsive classroom environment that supports students’ intellectual growth.· Ability and willingness to adapt teaching style to meet the evolving needs of students· Ability and willingness to innovate, including integrating new technology and teaching methodologies, to enhance student learning outcomes. · Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and other stakeholders within and outside of the department.

Application Details

Job Open Date: 02/17/2022
Job Close Date: 3/31/2022
Open Until Filled: No
Employment Begins: August 2022, Fall '22 semester
# of Months: 10

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