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Instructor/Asst Professor of Mathematics & 1st-Yr(FRST) Studies program, Tenure Track, Starts 9-1-18

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Founded in 1969, Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, is also one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions and among the top ten public Master’s institutions in the Northeast. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological, and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. Stockton is noted for combining an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education with all the qualities of an outstanding employer. We offer a unique vibrant working environment, a wealth of work related opportunities and outstanding employee benefits.  Stockton is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a qualified workforce to support the mission of the University.    The University is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and 20 minutes from Atlantic City.  The University’s location, active, stimulating campus life and diverse community make Stockton University a great place to work!

The School of General Studies is seeking one or more faculty members experienced/interested in teaching developmental and other first-year mathematics courses, who will contribute to its innovative, University-wide First-Year Studies program.  Successful candidates (Assistant Professor only) are also expected to demonstrate ongoing scholarship/creative work. Both Assistant Professors and Instructors are expected to engage in University service.  See information and a short video regarding General Studies at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvFJO1ySW5U#action=share.  Your letter of interest must indicate for which title(s) (Assistant Professor/Instructor) you are applying.


  • Teaching is the primary responsibility for FRST Math program faculty.
  • Candidates must demonstrate excellence in the classroom and be invested in working with high-risk/liberal arts students.
  • The interdisciplinary General Studies curriculum also gives faculty members an opportunity to teach first-year seminars, courses in interdisciplinary minors including Africana Studies, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Caribbean and Latin American Studies, Digital Literacy and Multimedia Design, as well as other general education courses.
  • All Stockton faculty members are expected to demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

Tenure Track Applicants for Instructor positions will also be expected to:

  • Engage in additional service obligations to be negotiated upon hire.
  • Advise 1.5 – 1.75 times the average numbers of advisees of program faculty.

Tenure Track Applicants for Assistant Professor positions will also be expected to:

  • Serve as academic advisors for undergraduate students.
  • Engage in service to the university, community and discipline.
  • Participate in scholarship and/or creative activities as appropriate to the discipline.
  • Annually contribute to the interdisciplinary general studies courses as part of their regular teaching load.

Minimum Qualifications for Instructor Level:

  • Master’s degree will be considered for Instructor rank.
  • Must have relevant experience/interest in teaching developmental mathematics to first-year college students or the equivalent.

Minimum Qualifications for Assistant Professor Level:

  • PhD in relevant discipline (e.g., mathematics, mathematics education, statistics), earned by September1, 2018, required for Assistant Professor rank
  • Must have relevant experience/interest in teaching developmental mathematics to first-year college students or the equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching mathematics to at-risk or liberal arts students preferred.  

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Initial Term of Appointment will be September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2020.

To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.comOnly electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using; Word or PDF.

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments.  (Your letter must indicate for which title(s) (Assistant Professor/Instructor) you are applying).
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Short (1-page) teaching philosophy statement
  4. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Prospective employees may access the Annual Security Report for the University at www.stockton.edu/campuspolice or contact the Campus Police department at 609-652-4378 to request a hard copy of the report.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action.  Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.




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Job No: #001203
Posted: 12/6/2017
Application Due: 2/4/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Assistant Professor: $61,437.40, Instructor: $50,540.53 or higher, commensurate with experience.