Assistant Professor of Mathematics Position Announced at Contra Costa Community College District

Mathematics Assistant Professor
Posting Number: F00634
Location: Diablo Valley College
Salary: $59,616-$89,724 per year

Description of Position:
Diablo Valley College inspires, educates, and empowers a diverse community of students to transform their lives and their communities. DVC instructors use pedagogies that close equity gaps by fostering success among all students. To help further this work, DVC seeks three tenure-track mathematics instructors to start in August 2020. Successful applicants will teach all community college mathematics courses, demonstrate discipline expertise and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic backgrounds and abilities of community college students.

Call DVC – Office of Instruction, 925-969-2004

Position Status: Tenure- Track

EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff

Employee Group: Full-Time Faculty

Department: D4600-Math/Computer Science Div.

Duties and Responsibilities:
In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;

2. participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;

3. collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;

4. engaging in department program improvement initiatives;

5. participating in department, division, and college committees;

6. participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;

7. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;

8. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;

9. informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;

10. preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;

11. maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;

12. posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;

13. participating in College’s shared governance processes.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:
The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):

Master’s degree in mathematics or applied mathematics OR bachelor’s degree in either of the above AND master’s degree in statistics, physics, or mathematics education.


A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in Mathematics


The equivalent. If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e. you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications because of equivalent educational or professional background), please fill out the equivalency petition form found at

Desirable Qualifications:
1. Demonstrated commitment to student learning and to the success of all students in the open-access learning environment of a community college;

2. Demonstrated sensitivity to issues of diversity, and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation;

3. Ability to apply life and teaching experiences to create a warm and effective classroom community;

4. Commitment to improving the success of students of all backgrounds and abilities in Mathematics, in particular, to reducing achievement gaps of under-prepared and under-served students through understanding the causes of inequity, use of innovation, and on-going professional development;

5. Commitment to assuming faculty responsibilities beyond the classroom on departmental and campus-wide committees, whether connected to programmatic initiatives or participation in college-wide governance;

6. Enthusiasm and ability to teach all levels of Mathematics taught at California Community Colleges, including Statistics;

7. Commitment to recruit, engage and mentor under-represented students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics);

8. Interest in the development and implementation of innovative curriculum (e.g. Statway/Quantway, acceleration, flipped classroom, project-based learning, online courses, etc.) to enhance student learning and success;

9. Being friendly, collaborative, passionate, and a good communicator.

Job Open Date: 10/07/2019

Job Close Date: 11/26/2019

Open Until Filled: No

Employment Begins:

# of Months: 10

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The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.