Job Details

Contra Costa Community College District
  • Position Number: 2106574
  • Location: Brentwood, CA
  • Position Type: Mathematics

Mathematics Assistant Professor (Brentwood Center)


Posting Number: F00733
Location: Brentwood Campus
Salary: $65,088- 99,876 per year

Description of Position:
Under the direction of the Dean of Math and Sciences, and working closely with math department as a whole, this position is responsible for providing high-level classroom and math lab instruction to a diverse student population and working collaboratively with the department and the college in our constant effort to support student success. Moreover, this position will be expected to teach transfer level courses from Precaluclus to Calculus, Differential Equations, and Linear Algebra to support the flourishing STEM program on the Brentwood campus.


Inquiries:
For questions, please contact Eileen Valenzuela in the Office of Instruction via email evalenzuela@losmedanos.edu.

The college is closed for semester break from December 22, 2020 through January 3, 2021. Inquires during this period will be answered after the college reopens on January 4, 2021.


Position Status: Tenure- Track
EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff
Employee Group: Full-Time Faculty
Department: B5000-Brentwood

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 Colleges 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:
1. A valid lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential with authorization to teach Mathematics OR
2. A Masters Degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics OR
3. Bachelors Degree in either of the above AND a Masters Degree in Physics, Statistics or Mathematical Education OR
4. The equivalent. (If you are applying for equivalency, please complete the form.)


Desirable Qualifications:
1. A broad background in mathematics to include a variety of upper division and graduate level courses in analysis, advanced calculus, algebra, differential equations, and statistics.
2. Breadth of teaching experience, in any setting, ranging from basic skills mathematics through differential equations.
3. Familiarity with community college goals and students.
4. Experience, training, or expertise in dealing with learning difficulties of students.
5. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring community college students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and abilities
6. Ability to facilitate effective mathematical learning in the classroom including experience utilizing alternative modes of instruction such as tutoring, small group, flipped classrooms, and working in a math lab or any other innovative techniques.
7. Ability and willingness to integrate technology (computers, graphing calculators, etc.) into the curriculum.
8. Willingness to use, adopt, modify and convey effective teaching strategies.
9. Willingness to participate as a team member in committees and activities of the Brentwood Non-departmentalized faculty group, the math and sciences division, and the college.
Demonstrated commitment to faculty professional out-of-classroom expectations in regards to punctuality and promptness when responding to emails, grading assignments, giving students feedback, holding office hours, completing committee work and implementing department suggestions


Job Open Date: 12/17/2020
Job Close Date: 2/25/2021
Open Until Filled: No
Employment Begins: Fall 2021
# of Months: 12

To apply, visit: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/7177

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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