Term Assistant Professor of Quantitative Studies

Term Assistant Professor of Quantitative Studies

  • 528210
  • Palmer, Alaska, United States, 99645
  • Faculty Full-time
  • On Campus
  • UNAC Grade 30
  • UAA Matanuska Susitna College

Matanuska-Susitna College under the University of Alaska Anchorage Community & Technical College invites applications for a Term Assistant Professor of Quantitative Studies. This is a bipartite (no research requirement) position. The successful candidate should be available to start August 2024 for the upcoming academic year.

“Opportunities start here” is more than a slogan at Matanuska-Susitna College (Mat-Su College); it is our mission. Our aim is to transform student aspirations into realities. Matanuska-Susitna College seeks applicants who possess a desire to help students succeed in reaching their goals.
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The primary function of the Quantitative Studies faculty member is teaching, with a total load of 24 credits during an academic year. Other responsibilities involve service, such as curriculum development or committee work, for the college or university. Service activities could also include service to the profession or public.

The ideal candidate is student-centric, committed to student success, and possesses the ability to teach developmental and lower division math courses. Preparing students for a broad range of higher level courses in varying disciplines is a primary function of this position. To thrive in this role, the applicant should be able to effectively integrate technology into the classroom to support student learning and should be versed in face-to-face, hybrid, and distance delivery formats. The applicant should have the ability to encourage students to be actively engaged in the teaching/learning processes. A demonstrated commitment to taking on the diverse tasks associated with being a productive member of a small faculty, such as committee memberships and community service is essential to this position.

The following experiences would be beneficial for applicants to bring with them to this position: three or more years successful college level teaching in developmental or lower level mathematics and service in a higher education institution; teaching with current technologies such as Blackboard or other LMS, audio and video components, interactive learning objects, lecture capture, & smartboards; and demonstrated success working with diverse populations.

Minimum Qualifications:

The required qualifications for this position include a Master’s degree in Mathematics or a Master’s degree in a closely related field with at least 18 credits of graduate-level mathematics. It is preferred the candidate has an earned doctoral degree in Mathematics or a closely related field.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Matanuska-Susitna College campus in Palmer, Alaska. This is a full-time, bipartite, non-tenure track (term-funded), 9-month exempt/salaried 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. Salary will be aligned with qualifications and experience.

Application Requirements:

The following are required documents for applicants to upload with their online application:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume or CV
  3. Three Professional References, including email & phone number contact information
  4. Transcripts
  5. Teaching Philosophy Statement

A teaching demonstration will be part of the interview process for candidates advancing to the final stages of the search.

Applications will be accepted for review on 05/20/2024. To ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55 PM, Alaska Standard Time on 05/19/2024.

*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 (UNAC): https://unitedacademicsak.org/


This position is term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion. 


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 HR Coordinator Shira Crowell at sacrowell@alaska.edu.


*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 Non-campus 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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