SASC Mathematics Instructor

Boulder, CO
May 27, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Unit

The Student Academic Success Center (SASC) delivers programming designed to guide and support students from all backgrounds to perform successfully at the university level, with particular attention to those from communities underserved in higher education. SASC programming includes credit-bearing courses, supplemental instruction, academic guidance, and co-curricular student development activities.

The Program

The SASC Mathematics Program supports student success in college mathematics. The program offers core curriculum courses through Calculus I as well as supplemental instruction in Calculus II and Calculus III. In addition, the program works closely with SASC support programs to place students in their initial math class and guide students in how mathematics fits into their overall academic and professional development.

Job Responsibilities

The SASC Mathematics Instructor will teach core curriculum and supplemental courses in mathematics (75%); serve as an Academic Coordinator to a caseload of SASC students (15%); and provide department and university service (10%).

The salary range for this position is $40,000 - $50,000 per academic year.

This is a 9-month non-tenure-track academic year position beginning August 2017. The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit, and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or a related field
  • Two years of college-level teaching experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in inclusive teaching practices
  • Evidence of excellent teaching
  • Demonstrated expertise in transitioning students from high school to college math

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in mathematics, mathematics education, or a related field
  • Graduate of a SASC program (McNair, McNeill, TRiO Student Support Services, WAMS/ First Nations) or a similar student support program
  • College advising experience
  • 2 years of experience teaching or advising students from underserved rural or urban communities

Special Instructions to Applicants:The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check and an EPLS (Excluded Parties List System) check and, when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the the third day of work.

The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Boulder Campus Title IX Coordinator by calling 303-492-2127. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting Human Resources at

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please combine the following materials into one document titled: FirstName_LastName-08963 and upload to this posting at
1. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.
2. A current CV/resume.
Applications submitted by April 10, 2017 will receive full consideration, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk staff at 303-860-4200, or toll-free at 1-855-216-7740, and select option 2 or send e-mail to All job-related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10426 - Student Acad Svcs Ctr

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 28, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Julia K. Willis

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00159820


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