Mathematics Assistant Professor

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Description of Position
The San Ramon Campus of Diablo Valley College is seeking a tenure-track instructor to start in August of 2019. The successful applicant will be well qualified to teach all community college courses.

Position Title
Mathematics Assistant Professor

San Ramon Campus

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Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):
1. Master€™s degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics; OR
2. Bachelor€™s degree in either of the above AND a master€™s degree in Statistics, Physics, or Mathematics Education; OR
3. A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in Mathematics; OR
4. The equivalent. If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e. you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications because of equivalent educational or professional background, please fill out the petition form in the document section of the online application. Additionally, if you are unsure that you meet the minimum qualifications, please fill out the equivalency form found at

Desirable Qualifications
1. Demonstrated commitment to student learning and to the success of all students in the open-access learning environment of a community college;
2. Demonstrated sensitivity to issues of diversity, and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation;
3. Commitment to improving the success and lower attrition of students of all backgrounds and abilities in Mathematics, in particular, to reducing achievement gaps of under-prepared and under-served students through understanding the causes of inequity, use of innovative and effective curricula and classroom structures, and on-going professional development;
4. Demonstrated excellence in teaching of all levels of mathematics taught at the Community College;
5. Ability to demonstrate, discuss, and utilize technology-supported instruction including online and hybrid instruction techniques;
6. Ability to work in a small collaborative organization that requires involvement and responsibilities from each member
7. Commitment to assuming faculty responsibilities beyond the classroom on departmental and campus-wide committees, whether connected to programmatic initiatives or participation in college-wide governance.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please respond to the required Supplemental Questions addressing the minimum and desirable qualifications. These supplemental questions are a required part of the application. They are designed to give you the opportunity to provide information about how you meet the desirable qualifications for the position. ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS even if you repeat information provided elsewhere in the application. The information provided in these questions will be used to determine which individuals will be invited for an interview and teaching demonstration.

For the Required Documents, you can upload the PDF document from Supplemental Question #2 using the "Answers to Supplemental Questionnaire".

Note: The disciplines listed in the minimum qualifications are determined by the statewide Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. If the title(s) of your degree major(s) listed on your unofficial transcripts or other documents from the degree-granting institutions are not an EXACT MATCH to the degrees listed below, please submit an equivalency form. Without it, your application will not be considered. You can copy and paste the following in your browser,, to obtain the equivalency form. The completed form can be uploaded in the attachment section of the application.

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Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.





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Posted: 11/2/2018
Application Due: 1/1/2019
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