Instructor/Assistant Professor - Open Pool - 2023-24

Coppin State University
June 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:$50,000-$65,000
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Working Title Instructor/Assistant Professor - Open Pool - 2023-24

Position Location Fort Collins, CO Work Location Position is fully in-office/in-person Posting Number 202300216F Proposed Annual Salary Range $50,000-$65,000 Employee Benefits

Colorado State University is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for eligible employees in the following University benefit areas: https: // eligibility/ and https: // perks/.

Position Type Faculty Work Hours/Week Description of Work Unit

Founded in 1870, Colorado State University is among the nation's leading research universities and enrolls approximately 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Located an hour north of the Denver metro area, Fort Collins is a vibrant community of approximately 157,000 residents that offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a large city. Fort Collins is situated on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with views of 14,000 foot peaks, and offers access to numerous cultural, recreational, and outdoor opportunities. The mission of the Department of Mathematics is A) to maintain an outstanding program of research in pure and applied mathematics, B) to maintain high quality undergraduate and graduate programs in mathematics, C) to offer service courses for the other Departments of the University, and D) to serve the University and the state with outreach programs. The Department has around 200 undergraduate majors and 75 graduate students, with currently 31 tenure-track faculty along with 12 non-tenure track faculty.

Tenure/Tenure Track? % Research 0% % Teaching 95% % Service 5% % Administration 0% To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 06/30/2024 Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Position End Date Position Summary

The Department of Mathematics seeks applications throughout the year from individuals who are interested in a non-tenure track assignment.

Applications will be reviewed when a vacancy occurs.

Instructors are hired on a part-time basis each semester or full-time annual basis which is determined by departmental instructor need, student enrollment numbers, and funding.

Assistant Professor appointments typically last up to a 9-month period or more, and can be either part-time or full-time, depending on the needs of the department.

There are different service requirements depending on the position type:

  • Adjunct Faculty: 0% service expectation
  • Contract and Continuing Instructor Faculty: 5% service expectation
  • Contract and Continuing Assistant Professor Faculty: 10% service expectation
  • Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications

    Instructor requirements: M.S. in Mathematics or closely related areas, and 2 years previous university teaching experience in Mathematics or related area. OR Non-tenure track Assistant Professor requirements: Ph.D. in Mathematics or closely related areas, and 3 years previous university teaching experience in Mathematics or related area.

    Successful candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the proposed start date; Mathematics will not provide visa sponsorship for these positions.

    Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Experience teaching a wide variety of lower division (100-300 level) undergraduate mathematics courses which may include pre-calculus courses and any of the calculus series courses. To review our course descriptions, go to: https: //
  • Experience preparing and presenting lessons as outlined in the course syllabus, as well as manage homework assignments, and exams.
  • Experience with pedagogy in teaching, using labs, flipped classrooms, smart technologies, and inquiry based learning methods.
  • Experience teaching large sections (greater than 75 students) in a variety of calculus classes and beyond.
  • Experience coordinating large service courses in Mathematics, calculus and above.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Interested applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae that details relevant research and/or teaching experience, a statement of teaching interest, the names and contact information for 3 references, and lastly a personal statement (at most two pages) on your commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equal access (please see the additional information below regarding this required document).

    A statement of research interest is optional. Although three reference letters are preferred, a minimum of two reference letters must be uploaded in order to receive full consideration. Upon application submission, references will be immediately contacted via e-mail requesting that letters of recommendation be uploaded to the system via a unique Reference Portal link. No application materials sent by email or USPS will be considered.

    The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the proposed start date; The department of Mathematics will not sponsor a visa for this position.

    Applications will be reviewed when a vacancy occurs.Please indicate in your application materials your interest in being considered for Instructor assignment openings and or/non-tenure-track Assistant Professor assignment openings. The pool is valid through June 30, 2024, at which time all applicants wishing to remain in the pool must reapply.

    Statement on Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Access:

    The Department of Mathematics at Colorado State University has a strong interest in ensuring that all candidates hired for instructional appointments share our commitment to excellence, access, and Principles of Community.

    The requirement of a “personal statement on your commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equal access” is consistent with CSU's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Our new faculty should be aware of these issues and have a willingness to engage with our faculty and students to help in the advancement of CSU's diversity, inclusion, and equity goals.

    The commitment can take a variety of forms including reflection upon, interest in, or efforts to advance, equitable access to education and research.

    Background Check Policy Statement

    Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

    EEO Statement

    Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

    The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@

    The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

    Diversity Statement

    Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

    Search Contact Christie Franklin, [email protected]

    Essential Duties

    Job Duty Category Instructor



  • Teach a breadth of undergraduate mathematics courses.
  • Prepare and present lessons as outlined in the course syllabi.
  • Hold weekly office hours available to all students.
  • Participate in group reviews prior to all exams.
  • Administer and grade course exams up to 4 times per semester.
  • Percentage Of Time 80% Job Duty Category Course Management



  • Attend course coordinator meetings.
  • Efficient and professional use of Content Management System (currently Canvas).
  • Efficient and professional management of communications with all enrolled students.
  • Follow SDC guidelines for qualified students.
  • Turn in grade and syllabus to front office undergraduate coordinator at the conclusion of the semester.
  • Percentage Of Time 20%

    References Requested

    References Requested

    Minimum Requested 3

    Maximum Requested 3

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Statement of Teaching Interests
  • Statement of Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
  • Optional Documents

  • Statement of Research Interests
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