Overview

Mathematics Assistant Professor

Posting Number: F00792

Location: Diablo Valley College

Salary: $65,088 – $99,876 per year

Description of Position:

Diablo Valley College inspires, educates, and empowers a diverse community of students to transform their lives and their communities. To help further this work, DVC seeks a tenure-track mathematics instructor to start in August 2022. We are looking for a colleague who will demonstrate discipline expertise and show sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic backgrounds and abilities of community college students. We are looking for instructors who share a strong commitment to social and racial justice and who use or are inspired to use anti-racist pedagogies that close equity gaps by recognizing, understanding, and respecting the perspectives of all students. We strongly encourage those with historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities to apply, including people of color, non-binary and transgender individuals, women, and Indigenous people. The successful candidate will be well-qualified to teach all community college mathematics courses.
The successful candidate will also demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic backgrounds, and abilities of community college students.
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.

Inquiries:

Kisha Lee 925-969-2011

Position Status: Tenure- Track

EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff

Employee Group: Full-Time Faculty

Department: D4605-Math

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.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:

Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and faculty.
The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university): Master’s degree in mathematics or applied mathematics
OR
Bachelor’s degree in either of the above AND a master’s degree in statistics, physics, or mathematics education;
OR
A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full¬ time instruction in mathematics;
OR
The equivalent. If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e. you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications via equivalency, please fill out the equivalency petition form in the document section of the online application. Additionally, if you are unsure that you meet the minimum qualifications, please fill out the equivalency petition.

Desirable Qualifications:

Highly qualified candidates will possess knowledge, skills, and experience that address the desirable qualifications below. Responses to the supplemental questions below allow the applicant to describe how they meet these qualifications.
• Ability to apply life and teaching experiences to create a warm and effective classroom community;
• Commitment to improving the success of students of all backgrounds and abilities in mathematics, with a focus on reducing achievement gaps for under-prepared and under-served students;
• Commitment to assuming faculty responsibilities beyond the classroom on departmental and campus-wide committees, whether connected to programmatic initiatives or participation in college-wide governance;
• Enthusiasm and ability to teach all levels of mathematics taught at California Community Colleges, including statistics;
• Commitment to recruit, engage and mentor under-represented students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics);
• Interest in the development and implementation of innovative curriculum, technology, and programs (e.g. Online Teaching, Guided Pathways, Support Courses, etc.) to enhance student learning and success;
• Being friendly, collaborative, passionate, and a good communicator.

Job Open Date: 10/11/2021

Job Close Date: 11/29/2021

Open Until Filled: No

Employment Begins: August 2022

# of Months: 10 months

To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/2570223

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

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