Assistant Professor of Developmental Mathematics (Tenure Track)

Assistant Professor of Developmental Mathematics (Tenure Track)

  • 528450
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Faculty Full-time
  • On Campus
  • UNAC Grade 30
  • UAF Community and Technical College

UAF’s Community and Technical College (CTC) is seeking a Tenure Track Assistant Professor to teach Developmental Mathematics for the Department of Developmental Education. Successful applicant will be responsible for teaching the entire spectrum of Developmental Mathematics with opportunities for teaching first year college and technical program mathematics courses. Courses may be taught face-to-face or by distance (synchronous, asynchronous, or hybrid).

As a Developmental Math faculty, you will help lay the foundation for students to be successful in their higher education endeavors by teaching all levels of Foundational Mathematics. You will also participate on the Foundational Mathematics curriculum committee and may be involved in our Math Study Skills prerequisite course and possibly teaching some General Education Requirement level mathematics at the Community College (CTC). As a bipartite faculty member your position will include a service component which will involve Department and University wide committees and some community service. You will be assigned a mentor who can help you with any questions you have regarding the coursework or committee work.

To be successful in this role you must have an enthusiasm for helping students achieve their academic goals. We deal with students who have a great deal of math anxiety and severe lack of self-confidence so you must be compassionate and able to help students gain confidence while maintaining the rigorous demands of the required mathematical curriculum.

Minimum Qualifications:

At minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or a Math intensive Science field, AND working on a Master’s degree in math, math education or a math intensive science field AND have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience at the undergraduate or developmental level (in college courses).  A Masters in Mathematics or Mathematics Education or a related field is preferred.

Position Details:

This position will be in-person and will be located on the UA Fairbanks campus. This is a full-time, tenure track, faculty position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. Faculty salaries are based on a variety of factors, including education and experience.

To complete your application please attach the following:

  • Resume or Vita
  • Cover letter discussing experience and qualifications
  • Three (3) professional references to include the name, professional relationship, email address and contact phone number. Include at least one reference from a current or past supervisor and a reference who can attest to your ability to work with students (this can be the same reference.)
  • College transcript or other proof of education (official transcripts will be required at time of hire.)
  • Teaching Philosophy statement (no more than one page, please upload under "Supporting Documents".)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC). https://unitedacademicsak.org/


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dianna James, UAF CTC Human Resources at drjames3@alaska.edu or 907-455-2863.

 

All employees at the University of Alaska are expected to uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism when conducting or engaged in university business.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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