Assistant Adjunct Professor in Mathematics (Full Time)

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About Mills College:
Located in Oakland, California, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mills College is a liberal arts college for women and gender non-binary students, with graduate programs for all genders. Consistently ranked one of the top master's universities and one of the best value colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Mills also has been named one of the Best Colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The Mills experience is distinguished by small, interactive classes, one-on-one attention from exceptional faculty, a culture of creative experimentation, and cutting-edge interdisciplinary learning opportunities which empower students to make a statement in their careers and communities. As one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, we have a strong record of academic success with first-generation students, students of color, Latinx students, LGBTQ students, and other underrepresented students.

Mills College encourages diversity in hiring and particularly welcomes applications and nominations from women, gender non-binary individuals, and minorities. Mills College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice and our desire to maintain the excellence of our faculty. In so doing, we offer our students not only the opportunity to learn about varied disciplines but to engage with diverse perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. For more information, please visit

Job Description:

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Mills College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Adjunct Professor in Mathematics. Mills College offers an inclusive, engaged learning environment with small classes where women are encouraged to break barriers to STEM fields. The successful candidate will have substantial teaching experience, a proven track record of mentoring and working with undergraduate students in mathematics. The Assistant Adjunct Professor will be responsible for teaching 5 courses per year plus advising and departmental service. Teaching will include: 2 lower-division courses, and 3 upper-division courses. Other responsibilities will include academic advising for undergraduates in mathematics, organizing the programming for the Math Club, and other departmental service to be determined.

This is a one academic year renewable contract position to begin in August 2018.


Candidates should have:

  • A Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related field
  • Experience teaching courses in mathematics at the undergraduate level
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to work with a diverse and dynamic student population
Additional Information:

This is a full-time exempt position. Salary is $60,000 per year, and includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance/403(b) retirement plan, 12 sick days and 10 paid holidays annually. Staff members also receive free admission to campus events, use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Tuition remission is also available after an introductory period. Flexible Spending Account, Pet insurance, Accident and Critical Illness Insurance, long-term care insurance and legal-assistance insurance are available as voluntary benefits.

Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills non-discrimination policy, please go to

Application Instructions:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a letter outlining teaching and research interests, and supporting materials relevant to teaching experience. Applicants should also provide the names, addresses, and email contacts for three professional references at No letters of reference should be submitted at this time. Screening will begin immediately; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.





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Posted: 12/13/2017
Application Due: 9/28/2018
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