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Adjunct of Mathematics

St. Edward's University

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Adjunct of Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • 3001 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX, United States
  • Part Time

  • Adjunct Teaching Position
    Mathematics Department
    School of Natural Sciences

    The Mathematics Department routinely hires adjunct faculty to fill curricular needs on a part-time basis and maintains a pool of candidates for temporary part-time positions as the need arises. This position is continuously open and qualified persons will be selected to teach face-to-face undergraduate courses (College Algebra, Math for Business, Precalculus, Quantitative Reasoning, and the Corequisite Support Courses associated with each of these) as the need arises. Appointments are generally made on a semester-by-semester basis. Positions are renewable, contingent upon need and performance.

    • Ph.D. or Master's degree in Mathematics is required. An advanced degree in mathematics education or a related field will be considered if the application clearly documents at least 18 graduate credit hours in graduate-level mathematics courses. This requirement may be waived for adjuncts teaching only corequisite math support classes.
    • Demonstrated potential for excellence in classroom teaching.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Facility in online communication via email, learning management systems, and online homework platforms.
    • Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.


    Responsibilities include teaching face-to-face sections of College Algebra, Math for Business, Precalculus, Quantitative Reasoning, and/or corequisite math support courses on campus in Austin, TX. This entails following a common syllabus, utilizing online homework (MyOpenMath, MyMathLab, or ALEKS) and learning management systems (Canvas), holding at least one on-campus office hour per week per section, and keeping in contact with the course coordinator, primarily by email, for common assignments and exams. Class size is generally 24-30 students; (current as of Fall 2024) per 3-credit course section.

    Institutional and Departmental Information
    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of about 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.

    How to Apply
    Interested applicants should submit an online application at All applications should include a cover letter that details interest, teaching experience, areas of disciplinary expertise, courses you are qualified for and would like to teach, and your general availability (time of day, days of the week, semester, etc). A complete application will also include a Curriculum Vitae, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and the contact information for three references. Applicants that do not have a Masters or Ph.D. in Mathematics must highlight 18 graduate credit hours in a graduate-level mathematics course on the graduate transcript, or indicate that they are only applying to teach corequisite math support courses. Review of applications will commence on an as-needed basis when openings arise.

    St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U.S. citizens and individuals authorized to work in the United States; we do not offer sponsorship at this time. Applications from minorities and women are strongly encouraged. All applicants are invited to address how they could support St. Edward's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check is required.

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    St. Edward’s University: One of America’s Best Colleges

    St. Edward’s is a dynamic, nationally ranked, Catholic university where teaching, learning, leadership and service come together to contribute to a better world. For more than a decade, we’ve been named one of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the thriving city of Austin, Texas, with partner universities in 16 countries, our impact extends across the globe.

    An Education for Today and a Lifetime

    St. Edward’s offers an extraordinary educational environment that challenges, inspires and empowers students to make a difference in their world. Our academic community is dedicated to providing undergraduate, graduate and adult-learner degree programs that meet the demands of our times, preparing students to lead and succeed in a rapidly changing world.

    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, our liberal arts education emphasizes critical thinking, ethical reasoning and multicultural understanding. Students enjoy the advantages of small classes and personal attention coupled with innovative facilities and advanced technology. And they benefit from valuable real-world experience through research, internships, service and study abroad. Through the abundant learning opportunities a St. Edward’s education provides, our students gain the knowledge and skills they need to pursue fulfilling careers and purposeful lives.

    Quick Facts About St. Edward’s

    • 13:1 Student-faculty Ratio
    • 18 Average class size
    • 50+ Undergraduate areas of study
    • 7 Graduate degree programs
    • 10 Adult undergraduate programs
    • 4,620 Students enrolled
    • 4,023 Undergraduate students
    • 54 Countries represented

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    Our Achievements Draw National Recognition

    A commitment to students, faculty and a stellar academic environment that’s second to none has placed St. Edward’s in the national spotlight

    • Since 2003, St. Edward’s has consistently been recognized in the top 25 of U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of “America’s Best Colleges.” Currently, we’re 13th among universities in the Western Region.
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    From 1999 to 2015, St. Edward’s increased overall enrollment by 25%. And our donors contributed more than $152 million during that time. This record generosity helped grow our endowment to more than $95 million and provided important funding for new buildings and capital improvements. See how we’re continuing the momentum of that success in the years ahead. Read about our strategic priorities for 2018.

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