Mathematics Instructor (Full Time, Tenure Track, Fall 2013) - Monterey Peninsula College in Monterey California

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Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey, California 93940

United States


Detailed Job Description

Mathematics Instructor (Full Time, Tenure Track, Fall 2013)

Job Code: 2012-00093
Opening Date/Time: Mon. 12/17/12 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 03/08/13 5:00 AM Pacific Time
Salary: $50,921.00 - $69,050.00 Annually
Job Type: Full Time Instructor
Location: Monterey, California, California
Department: Physical Science
Exam Number: 2012-00093
Position Definition:
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching three or more mathematics courses which equal 15 teaching load units each semester, in mathematics courses ranging from basic skills math through engineering calculus, linear algebra, differential equations and statistics.  Assignments may include both day and evening courses at the Monterey campus or Marina Education Center, as well as on-line instruction
As a full-time faculty member in the Mathematics Department, the successful candidate must be an effective teacher whose focus is on student learning.  The candidate must be professionally active within the mathematics department and campus wide.   

Example of Duties:

The successful candidate will also:
• Use and develop a variety of effective teaching and assessment methods including the use of computers and information technology to engage student interest and support a variety of learning styles.
• Evaluate student work using clear criteria relevant to the course content and learning objectives.
• Maintain and submit accurate records according to published deadlines (i.e., grades, syllabi, attendance reports).
• Participate in Mathematics department schedule development process.
• Develop curriculum and participate in the program review processes.
• Engage in activities that enhance the department’s rapport with area high schools, colleges and businesses.
• Participate in faculty recruitment.
• Hold required office hours and attend division meetings.
• Carry out collegial responsibilities including, but not limited to, institutional committee assignments, student recruitment and retention, and participation in shared governance committees and campus life activities.
• Communicate and work cooperatively with colleagues (within discipline and college-wide) on matters regarding course offerings, programs, and activities that would enhance the development of the department and college.
• Continue professional development and remain current in the field through course work, conferences, workshops, and other appropriate means.
• Perform duties described in Board policy, the Faculty Handbook, the MPCTA Contract, and as assigned at the Monterey campus, the Education Center at Marina, and/or other designated locations.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Master’s in mathematics or applied mathematics*
• Bachelor’s in either of the above AND Masters in statistics, physics, or mathematics education
• A California Community College Instructor Credential (valid for life) in the subject matter
• The equivalent.  To select outstanding faculty members from the largest possible pool of qualified applicants, Monterey Peninsula College recognizes that candidates may have attained expertise through a variety of means. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments may be judged by the District as equivalent to the above qualifications for this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications are encouraged to download and complete an equivalency application from the employment web page and submit/attach the completed form to the employment application along with appropriate documentation of your qualifications;
• Commitment to community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and students with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests.
*Note:  Graduate students currently working on a Master’s degree are encouraged to apply, with the understanding that the degree must be completed and confirmed by July 1, 2013.
Personal and Professional Qualities:
1. Knowledge of and commitment to teaching strategies and methods which enhance student success at community colleges;
2. Excellent interpersonal skills;
3. Ability to work with community groups and campus organizations;
4. Effective oral and written communication skills;
5. Ability to meet the needs of community college learners with diverse backgrounds and a wide range of skills and goals.
Desirable Qualifications:
1. Demonstrated ability to teach transfer level mathematics courses, including statistics at the community college level. Demonstrated success as a teaching assistant is acceptable.;
2. Demonstrated ability to teach basic skills level mathematics.
3. Strong academic preparation in mathematics as evidenced by upper division and/or graduate-level coursework or certifications.
4. Evidence of a strong commitment to remaining current in the mathematics field and the profession of teaching.
5. Willingness and ability to work cooperatively with colleagues on matters regarding course offerings, programs, and activities that would promote mathematics as a field of study.
6. Work experience in applied mathematics or related fields

Work Schedule / Supplemental Information:

Anticipated Starting Compensation: 
Starting at $50,921-69,050 annually, based on documented education and experience.  In addition to the base salary, the successful candidate can also earn a Doctoral stipend of $2,850 or a multiple Masters’ stipend of $2,021, if applicable. In addition, the District provides an excellent fringe benefits package, including paid medical and dental coverage for employees and dependents, and a vision plan, life insurance and long-term disability benefits for the employee only. Retirement is the State Teachers’ Retirement System.  Participation in tax deferred plans is available. 
Assignment & Anticipated Start Date:
The assigned work year is 175.5 days per academic year.  The assignment will include 15 teaching load units (TLUs) plus five office hours per week.  The selected candidate will participate in campus-wide events beginning the week of August 19, 2013.
Application Deadline:
Completed application packets must be submitted by 5:00 pm, March 8, 2013. Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.
Application Procedures:

To be considered for review, applicants must submit the following application materials:
1. Completed all required fields of the online District Application including the Diversity Statement and Supplemental Questions; AND
2. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your cover letter addressing the listed desirable qualifications and personal and professional qualities; AND 
3. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your résumé or curriculum vitae; AND
4. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your transcripts from accredited colleges of Bachelor’s degree and all advanced degrees and coursework.  Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers ( at the applicant’s expense; AND
5. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your of three (3) current letters of recommendation relevant to your application; AND
6. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your a list of all courses taught (including descriptive names, dates, and schools); AND
7. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your a list of all subjects tutored (including dates and schools); AND
8. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your a list of all upper division mathematics courses taken (including title, college, date, and grade earned); AND
9. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your a list of all graduate level mathematics courses taken (including title, college, date, and grade earned); AND
10. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of an intermediate algebra exam. This exam should be written by the candidate, appropriate to use as is in-class, and one-hour in length; AND
11. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of an integral calculus exam from the second semester of a three semester calculus series.  This exam should be written by the candidate, appropriate to use as is in-class, and one-hour in length.
To apply for this position, please go to and click on the link for “Full Time Faculty and Administrator Positions” there you will find the listing for this position.  Click on the job title for full details about the position. Additionally you will see an “apply” button on the right hand side.
You will be required to create a user account. If you already have a user account with another NeoGov employer, you will be able to use your existing account log-in information. Please complete all the required components of the application including uploading of your transcripts and various other documents. Only fully completed applications will be considered.
Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Additional document which are submitted, but were not requested, will NOT be forwarded to the committee.
For questions regarding this recruitment or problems applying online, please contact:
Kali F. Viker, M.S.
Human Resources Department
Monterey Peninsula College
980 Fremont Street
Monterey, CA  93940
Telephone: (831) 646-3038
Text Teletype: (831) 645-1319

Keyword Phrases

  • Mathematics
  • Instructor
  • Tenure Track
  • Faculty
  • Monterey
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: 50921-69050 years
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 3/8/2013