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Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Quantitative Science (Term/Tenure Track)

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Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Quantitative Science (Term/Tenure Track)

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Job Location : Main Campus - SAN RAFAEL, CA
Position Type : Faculty - Full Time

Position Summary
The Dominican University of California Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics invites outstanding applicants in the field of mathematics and quantitative science to apply for a tenure-track or term faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, starting in fall 2023. The successful candidate will give curricular input for existing courses as well as potentially design and teach new courses. This would be done in collaboration with current faculty with expertise in mathematics and quantitative science. The umbrella of courses includes introductory and advanced math, physics, as well as biology and chemistry quantitative courses.

The college provides safe, inclusive, and anti-racist educational and work experiences for our faculty, staff, and students of color, congruent with our Dominican and liberal arts values. Therefore, we invite candidates who have research interests, pedagogical experience, or lived experience that demonstrates a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging to join our community of teaching and learning.

  • Teach a combination of introductory and advanced mathematics, physics, and quantitative science courses depending on the needs of the department and expertise of the candidate. This includes course and syllabus development, assigning and grading student work, and providing meaningful feedback to students.
  • Participate in curriculum development and assessment for quantitative courses for science majors and core general education quantitative literacy courses
  • Attend and contribute to faculty meetings, conference calls and other professional development activities
  • Mentor undergraduate students, direct undergraduate research projects, and conduct research with the goal of producing publishable results (Tenure Track Candidate only)
  • Uphold academic performance standards and integrity

  • Required Qualifications
  • PhD in a mathematically based discipline or a quantitative science discipline is required.
  • Google Suite: Docs, Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Sheets, and Slides
  • Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Zoom
  • Digital Camera

  • Preferred Qualification
  • A proven track record of successful teaching, including significant teaching at an undergraduate teaching institution

  • Additional Position Information
  • Priority will be given to applications submitted by October 15, 2022; however additional applications may be considered until the position is filled
  • Must be willing to consent to a background check

  • Dominican University of California is an independent, international, learner-centered university, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. The University is located 12 miles north of San Francisco nestled in the foothills Marin County. Dominican has a 1:10 teacher-to-student ratio, an average class size of 16 with a small-town feeling in a park-like campus. We blend interdisciplinary core courses, real-world studies, and small classes with close and supportive academic advising and mentoring.

    For More Information Contact:

    Dr. Randall Hall, Endowed Professor of Chemistry

    Department of Natural Sciences and Math

    Dominican University of California

    50 Acacia Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901

    [email protected]

    Dominican University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment. We are committed in thought, word, and deed to recruiting and retaining a workforce that values the diversity of its student body. The University actively promotes an institutional culture that practices equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of all under-represented groups in higher education.

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    Working at Dominican University of California

    Dominican University of California is an independent university offering the best of Liberal Arts combined with a rigorous professional education. Founded in 1890, Dominican enjoys an over century-long reputation for excellence in scholarship, research and community outreach.

    The University offers more than 60 academic programs that reflect the diversity and creativity of both the faculty and the students. With about 1,900 students and a student to faculty ratio of10:1, Dominican is able to successfully blend the personal attention associated with smaller schools with the academic resources of a larger university.


    Dominican University of California educates and prepares students to be ethical leaders and socially responsible global citizens who incorporate the Dominican values of study, reflection, community, and service into their daily lives. The University is committed to diversity, sustainability, and the integration of the liberal arts, the sciences, and professional programs.

    Academic Life:

    Dominican’s focus on interdisciplinary studies provides a challenging academic environment with four schools, 24 majors, and an average class size of 16.

    In the sciences, the University excels at involving undergraduates in sophisticated research projects that enable students to present at national academic conferences and publish alongside their faculty mentors in peer-reviewed journals.

    In the humanities, students may combine dance and musical performance with the study of philosophy, literature, world cultures, and religion. 

    Dominican offers strong undergraduate professional programs in business, education, and nursing. There are also graduate offerings in these disciplines, as well as in counseling psychology and occupational therapy. 

    Dominican Diversity:

    Dominican students come from across the United States. Although primarily from the Bay Area and Northern California, students come from 18 countries, including Brazil, China, Ireland, Japan, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, and  Turkey.

    More than 80 percent of undergraduate students attending Dominican receive some form of financial aid, allowing students from diverse backgrounds to further their education. The University focuses in global community outreach and bringing a diverse range of faculty and students to campus.

    Dominican University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment.

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    San Rafael
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