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Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Santa Fe College
Gainesville, FL

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Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
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Assistant Professor
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Status:Open Title:Assistant Professor, Mathematics Opportunity Type:Full-time Position Type:9-Month Faculty Position Classification:Exempt Home Department:Mathematics Closing Date:02/18/2022 Overview:

Santa Fe College (SF) has been recognized as one of the top-rated community college in the United States. Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and ethnic diversity. Santa Fe College is a comprehensive public college that offers a range of Bachelor’s degrees, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree options, as well as Certificate and Non-Degree programs. A high quality of life, temperate climate, proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal community to work and live.


The Mathematics Department is seeking a full-time, 9-month mathematics instructor for a position to begin during the Fall 2022 term.

Under general supervision, the Assistant Professor, Mathematics will develop, prepare and teach courses in mathematics. Teaching assignments may include intermediate algebra, college algebra, precalculus algebra, trigonometry, calculus 1-3, introductory differential equations, liberal arts mathematics, logic, linear algebra, and/or introductory statistics. Faculty may be assigned to SF’s main Northwest campus or housed at any of the College’s six educational centers. Additionally, course offerings may be taught during the day, evening, or online, as well as taught using other distance learning formats. Candidates must have the flexibility to teach at any one of these different sites and at different times throughout the academic year. Full-time faculty have a primary nine (9) month contract based on teaching 15 credit hours in the Fall and 15 credit hours in the Spring; teaching opportunities beyond contractual obligations, including during the summer may be available for additional compensation based upon departmental need.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Planning, organization, and instruction of mathematics classes to promote student success in the community college setting.

  • Working with other faculty to evaluate, revise, and develop curriculum to help ensure student mastery of course content.

  • Supporting the department mission, which centers on student learning through quality instruction, curriculum enhancement, faculty scholarship, and service.

  • Assisting with implementing college policies, objectives, and functions in accordance with college philosophy, mission, and procedures.

  • Participating in staff and committee work as requested.

  • Providing service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.

  • Teaching in multiple environments, potentially including in classroom, on-line and hybrid environments, and also using Canvas, Santa Fe’s current Learning Management System.

  • Working a flexible schedule, possibly at multiple sites.

  • Providing guidance with issues of student performance and work in a constructive manner to ensure student success.

  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Chair, Mathematics


Required: A Master’s or higher degree with 18 graduate hours in mathematics or statistics.

Additional Requirements: A criminal background check will be conducted.

Preferred: Teaching experience in a community college and/or university setting and familiarity with classroom technologies and productivity tools. Experience with online instruction and online math systems.

Application Process: All applicants must submit a completed SF Employment Application, a letter of intent which describes his/her interest in teaching Mathematics at Santa Fe College and explains the strengths he/she can bring to this faculty position, a current, up-to-date resume, three (3) letters of recommendation, college transcripts, and a written statement that describes his/her philosophy of teaching and engaging students at an open door institution are all required to be considered for this position. Additionally, current letters of recommendation are strongly valued as part of our application review process and therefore applicants are strongly encouraged to upload (3) three letters of recommendation with their other required application materials. Please note the (3) three letters of recommendation are required prior to the extension of an employment offer. Unofficial transcripts are only accepted for review purposes, official transcripts are required prior to any offer of employment being made.

Questions about the position may be directed to:

Kathleen Arnold, Mathematics Department Chairperson


[email protected]

Santa Fe College (SF) is committed to maintaining a work and educational environment that embraces diversity and where no member of the college community is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subject to discrimination in any college program or activity based on: their race, ethnicity, national origin, color, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy status, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, political opinions or affiliations, or veteran status. This commitment applies to employees, volunteers, students, and, to the extent possible, to third parties, applicants for admission,applicants for employment, and the general public. Santa Fe College reserves the right to extend deadlines and/or not to offer advertised positions. Preference will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of veterans.

Contact: Required Documents:Letter of Intent, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts
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