Instructor - Math

Colorado Springs, CO
Nov 12, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
DescriptionThe Department of Mathematics at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS), invites applications for a non tenure-track, full time position at the instructor level, starting August 2021, and pending budgetary approval. Duties include teaching twenty-four semester credit hours per academic year (lower and upper undergraduate level), along with service in support of departmental goals in undergraduate education. The instructor position will teach in person and online mathematics courses as needed. The position requires teaching at the undergraduate level (in person and online), and service. Average workload is 95% teaching, 5% service. Summer teaching may be available for additional pay. For further information about the department, please visit

To be successful a candidate must have a Master's Degree in Mathematics or a related field at the time of the letter of offer. Preferred qualifications are a PhD in mathematics or a closely related field, experience teaching in the field and course coordination. 

Who We Are:

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students.

Colorado Springs (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

What We Offer:

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

Total compensation includes salary plus health, retirement, and non-cash compensation. Information on calculating total compensation can be found at:

Salary: Generally starting at $45,750

Tentative Search Timeline: 

    The position starts in August of 2021.
This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 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, gender, 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. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in mathematics or related field at the time of appointment.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in mathematics or related field.
  • Experience teaching in the field.
  • Course coordination. 
  • Physical Requirements:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting, moderate bending, moderate energy requirements and fine motor skills. Talking and hearing within normal range. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. 

    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Colorado Springs
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Nov 11, 2020
    Unposting Date: Ongoing