Mathematics Instructor (2 Positions)
- Pasadena City College
- $7,471.29 - $11,097.09 Monthly
- Faculty Jobs
- Arts & Humanities, Ethnic & Cultural Studies, Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
- Position Type
- Tenured & Tenure-Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Community College
Pasadena City College is hiring two full-time, tenure-track Mathematics Instructors commencing with the 2023-2024 academic year.
We are committed to helping all students achieve their educational goals, including those of every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community, regardless of background and level of preparation. We are looking for candidates with a commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented demographics in the sciences who can create a welcoming classroom culture and positively engage in our diverse student population.
At Pasadena City College (PCC) we celebrate and respect the racial, social, economic, academic and cultural diversity including students with different ability statuses.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTOR:
- Teach a full range of classes in mathematics at the community college level from college algebra mathematics through differential equations and statistics
- Participate in professional development activities that support best practices for teaching a diverse population of both major and non-major students
- Participate in the evaluation, revision, and development of the curriculum
- Participate in the recruitment, outreach, and development of internship opportunities for students
- Participate with faculty to develop and assess student learning outcomes. Use the results to improve teaching and learning
- Undertake the divisional and professional responsibilities of a regular faculty member
- Participate in divisional and college governance activities through committee service and/or other appropriate activities
- Undertake departmental and professional responsibilities of a regular faculty member, such as holding weekly office hours, conducting peer evaluations, and participating in department and committee meetings
- Ability to teach classes in dual enrollment program (middle and/or high school age students) and engage with partner schools and program staff to ensure student success
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to adapt varying pedagogical approaches to meet the needs of students with differing learning modalities and abilities
- Knowledge of current practices in distance education including learning management systems such as Canvas
- Experience with Student Learning Outcomes and assessment methods
- Outstanding interpersonal skills and a desire and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, students, and other members of the campus community
- Ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with students of varying academic preparation and learning styles
- Knowledgeable about culturally sustaining pedagogical techniques and effective practices for engaging African American, Latinx, and Indigenous groups who are historically underrepresented and underserved
- Recent experience working with minoritized students in the classroom and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of these groups within higher education shapes patterns of participation and outcomes
- Willingness to examine and remediate ones instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Experience and proficiency in current teaching and learning techniques
- Knowledge of the impact of AB 705 and AB 1705 on community college students
- A strong desire to transform and improve STEM education with an eye toward equity
- Awareness and experience with appropriate uses of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics
- Knowledge of affective domain and metacognitive strategies
Master's in mathematics or applied mathematics
• Bachelor's degree in either of the above
• Master's in statistics, physics or mathematics education
• The equivalent
Degree must be shown as conferred on transcript. Some degrees may require equivalency. When equivalency is requested, the file will be reviewed by PCC's Equivalency Committee. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide ample documentation to support equivalent qualifications.
- Passion for, and experience with, innovative pedagogies to both teach and motivate students
- Demonstrated experience in developing mathematics curriculum which uses established high-impact practices to increase student success and completion
- Experience using student-centered and innovative practices, such as accelerated courses, alternative curricula for non-STEM students, and distance education
- Demonstrated awareness and/or implementation of effective course assessment techniques
- Eagerness and ability to be part of a strong team of STEM educators
- Experience and/or training relevant to teaching secondary school-age students
- Demonstrated experience teaching at the community college level or equivalent
Ten Months, 100% - Tenure-track position beginning August 2023.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
Pasadena City College utilizes an online application process. Hard copy, e-mailed, or faxed resumes are not accepted. You can apply for a position from any computer with Internet access. Applications completed and received by 11:59 p.m. on February 17, 2023 will receive full consideration.
Please keep in mind the following:
The college president will conduct a final interview and recommend a candidate to the Board of Trustees.
Once applications are submitted they are final. Please carefully review your application and the documents which you are attaching to make sure that they are free from errors and complete.
If you require assistance, please contact the Human Resources office at 626.585.7388. Applicants may expect to be notified approximately 4 – 5 weeks following the closing date as to the status of their application.
For full consideration, all of the following must be submitted along with the online application. An incomplete application packet will not be forwarded to the hiring committee for review.
- Curriculum Vitae/Resume
- Cover Letter addressing qualifications for this position. Please discuss the ways you meet each of the points listed under "The Responsibilities," "Minimum Qualifications," "Professional Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities" and "Desirable/Preferred Qualifications. Include an Equity, diversity, and inclusion statement that describes your past and planned contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion
Note: It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all application materials are fully and correctly submitted.
PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
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The mission of Pasadena City College is to provide a high quality, academically robust learning environment that encourages, supports and facilitates student learning and success. The College provides an academically rigorous and comprehensive curriculum for students pursuing educational and career goals as well as learning opportunities designed for individual development. The College is committed to providing access to higher education for members of the diverse communities within the District service area and to offering courses, programs, and other activities to enhance the economic conditions and the quality of life in these communities.
Institutional Core Values
As an institution committed to successful student learning in an environment of intellectual freedom, Pasadena City College is guided by the following essential, enduring and shared values:
A Passion for Learning
A Commitment to Integrity
An Appreciation for Diversity
A Respect for Collegiality
A Recognition of Our Heritage of Excellence
Academic programs: 60 program areas, with day, evening and weekend classes
Career and Technical programs: 76 program areas, with day, evening and weekend classes
Lifelong learning programs: 25 program areas with evening and weekend classes
Fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Offers Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees, Certificates of Achievement and Occupational Skills Certificates
- High student transfer rate
- Honors at Entrance Scholarship awards and nearly $28 million in student scholarships and financial aid
Number of Employees:
- 435 faculty, librarians, counselors and administrators;
- 625 adjunct faculty
- 382 maintenance, trades, professional, clerical, and management
We are looking for faculty, administrators, and support staff who will help us meet our educational goals of providing students with:
- excellence in education in a learning-centered environment,
- high-quality support services, and
- a campus climate that embraces diversity.
We are proud of our excellence. We invite you to contribute to our tradition of excellence and to apply for available positions in the Academic, Classified, Adjunct Faculty, and Management categories.
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