Mathematics Instructor, Full Time Tenure Track, Fall 2017

Apr 03, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Mathematics Instructor, Full­ Time Tenure Track, Fall 2017

SALARY: $52,532.00 ­ $71,235.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 04/03/17
CLOSING DATE: 05/03/17 11:59 PM

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching mathematics courses which equal 15 teaching load units each semester, and may include courses ranging from basic skills math through engineering calculus, linear algebra, differential equations and statistics.

As a full­time faculty member in the Mathematics Department, the successful candidate must be an effective teacher whose focus is on student learning. The candidate must attend and be actively engaged in Math department meetings and other campus committees and interact collegially with members of the campus community. Assignments may include both day and evening courses at the Monterey campus, Marina Education Center, other sites in the community, as well as online instruction.

Full time faculty have responsibilities outside the classroom through contributions to the department, division and the college which include curriculum development and evaluation, and participation in student achievement and success. Faculty are encouraged to engage in campus life and become involved in college committees.

As a full­time faculty member in the Physical Science Division, the successful candidate will:
• Use and develop a variety of effective teaching and assessment methods including the use of computers and information technology to engage student interest and support a variety of learning styles.
• Evaluate student work using clear criteria relevant to the course content and learning objectives.
• Maintain and submit accurate records according to published deadlines, i.e., grades, syllabi, and attendance reports.
• Participate in Mathematics department schedule development process.
• Develop curriculum and participate in the program review processes. ? Engage in activities that enhance the department's rapport with area high schools, colleges and businesses.
• Participate in faculty recruitment.
• Hold required office hours and attend division meetings.
• Carry out collegial responsibilities including, but not limited to, institutional committee assignments, student recruitment and retention, and engage in participatory governance committees and campus life activities.
• Communicate and work cooperatively with colleagues (within discipline and college­ wide) on matters regarding course offerings, programs, and activities that would enhance the development of the department and college.
• Continue professional development and remain current in the field through coursework, conferences, workshops, and other appropriate means.
• Perform duties described in Board policy, the Faculty Handbook, the MPCTA Contract, and as assigned at the Monterey campus, the Education Center at Marina, online, and/or other designated locations.

Master's in mathematics or applied mathematics; OR Bachelor's in either of the above AND Master's in statistics, physics, or mathematics education; OR the equivalent.* Applicants who believe they possess equivalent qualifications may complete an equivalency form and submit it with their application materials for review. The form may be downloaded on our website in HR Forms and Documents under Faculty. Please click here: Equivalency Forms

A sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

*Note: Graduate students currently working on a Master's degree are encouraged to apply, with the understanding that the degree must be completed and confirmed by July 1, 2017.

Anticipated Starting Compensation Initial salary placement is based on the current full­time salary schedule and on verification of education and experience. Starting salary is $52,532 ­ $71,235 annually.
In addition to the base salary, the successful candidate can also earn an annual Doctoral stipend of $2,881 or an annual multiple Masters' stipend of $2,043.

Benefits Monterey Peninsula College offers excellent employee benefits, ranging from health, dental, vision, life insurance, employee assistance program (EAP), and long­term disability, provides sick leave and contributes to the CalSTRS retirement plan. Monterey Peninsula College contributes to the State Teachers' Retirement System. Participation in tax deferred plans is available.

Assignment & Anticipated Start Date The assigned work year is 175.5 days per academic year. The assignment will include 15 teaching load units (TLUs) plus five office hours per week. The selected candidate will participate in campus wide events beginning the week of August 16, 2017. Semester begins August 18, 2017.

Application Deadline A completed application and supplemental materials must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. PST on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Application Procedures To be considered for review, applicants must submit the following application materials online:

Completed an Online Application including the Diversity Statement and Supplemental Questions;

Cover Letter addressing the Desirable Qualifications;

Résumé or Curriculum Vitae;

Unofficial Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework. Official copies will be required at the time of hire. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the applicant's expense. Click on the following link for a list of agencies with evaluation services. List of Agencies Performing Evaluations of Foreign Transcripts

A List of All Courses Taught and/or Tutored (including descriptive names, dates, and schools);

A List of All Upper Division and Graduate Mathematics Courses taken (including title, college, date, and grade earned);

At least one (1) relevant Letter of Recommendation directly applicable to the assignment.

Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Please upload your materials as PDF files and use file names that clearly reflect the contents of each attachment.

To apply for this position, please go to

You will be required to create a user account. If you already have a user account with another NeoGov employer, you will be able to use your existing account log­in information. Please complete all the required components of the application including uploading of your transcripts and other required documents.
Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the application and employment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible. Requests should be made to the Office of Human Resources by calling (831)646­3038

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact:
Kayla Garcia
Human Resources Department
Monterey Peninsula College

Applicants selected for interviews will be notified by phone approximately 2 to 4 weeks following the application deadline. Initial interviews are held on campus. Travel expenses associated with the initial interview are the sole responsibility of the applicant. Selected finalists will be invited to second interviews with the Superintendent/President and Vice President of Academic Affairs. Partial reimbursement for expenses associated with the second interview may be available. Positions are subject to adequate funding and MPC reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Conditions of Employment Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all preemployment requirements. Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, Risk Assessment or verification of a negative TB exam, proof of fingerprints taken via Live Scan to the Department of Justice, and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval.

The District is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.

About the college Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) is a fully accredited California public community college. With an open admissions policy, the college is known for the excellence of its academic programs and student support services. The college has been recognized as a top military friendly school. Monterey Peninsula College is located on the beautiful central coast of California, approximately 120 miles south of San Francisco. The cities of Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Sand City, Seaside and the unincorporated areas commonly known as Big Sur, Carmel Valley and Pebble Beach are all served by the district. Monterey Peninsula is known as a world­class destination and the many attractions of the area include an incomparable coastline, numerous state parks, the historical district of Monterey, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and several of the most famous golf courses in the world.

Monterey Peninsula College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation and contact information for the Commission can be found at

ACCJC reaffirmed Monterey Peninsula College's accreditation in June 2010. MPC's accreditation evaluation site visit occurred in October 2016.­mpc/campus­ information/accreditation
For information about course offerings, please see the Monterey Peninsula College catalog and class schedules:­information/course­catalogs­class­schedules
For a history of the development of the Education Center at Marina:­centers/education­center­at­marina ForInstitutionalResearch:­mpc/campus­information/institutional­research

Position #2016­00145


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