Instructor to Assistant Professor of Mathematics

New Mexico State University Alamogordo
New Mexico, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Online Ad:                   Instructor to Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Institution:                    New Mexico State University–Alamogordo

Location:                      Alamogordo, NM

Category:                     Tenure Track Faculty

Application Deadline:   05/31/2021

Rank/Salary:                $50,000 to $55,000 Commensurate with education and experience

Effective Date:             August 16, 2021

New Mexico State University Alamogordo is seeking an Instructor to Assistant Professor of Mathematics, full-time, 9-month, tenure track. Provide 30-credit hours per academic year (15-cr per fall and spring semesters) of classroom instruction in the following Math subjects: College Algebra; Statistics; Calculus for Biological & Management Sciences; Trigonometry; Calculus (all levels), and other Math courses that may be revised or developed. Will develop online courses based on Quality Matters Standards and develop teaching materials, such as PowerPoint lectures and labs, as needed. In addition to normal class hours, may teach weekends, evenings, virtual, online classes, and off-campus as assigned. Advise students as needed; Participate in professional development activities, various committee assignments, local community service, and conduct on-going assessment of courses. Perform other related duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in mathematics, engineering, or a closely related field. Degree must be awarded by the date of hire.
  • Ability to teach to a diverse student body.
  • Ability to work effectively with other faculty members and administration.
  • Understanding of the community college mission, function, and philosophy.
  • Experience with or willingness to learn online teaching techniques.
  • Interest and willingness to work with the community.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years teaching experience at the higher education level.
  • Demonstrate experience with student learning assessment and program assessment.
  • Ability and qualifications to teach mathematics classes.
  • Relevant teaching experience.
  • Experience with online course development.


Successful candidates must have a philosophy which supports the goal of success for all students through hands-on learning experiences and strong faculty involvement.  Finalists will be asked to document teaching effectiveness with relevant material and to present a teaching demonstration.

New Mexico State University Alamogordo (NMSU-A) is a comprehensive community college located in the foothills, at the base of the Sacramento Mountains. This vantage point overlooks the City of Alamogordo and the Tularosa Basin. The service area of the school includes Holloman Air Force Base (HAFB), White Sands Missile Range, and stretches beyond the view to include the Mescalero Apache Reservation and approximately twenty villages and towns. Much of the south-central New Mexico region benefits from the convenient location of the campus. NMSU-A is a two-year community college campus accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is dedicated to the concept of high-quality, cost-effective education that meets the needs of the community and its diverse student population.

Benefits offered: Group medical, vision, and dental insurances, group life, disability, and state educational retirement.

Application deadline is May 31, 2021. Submit letter of interest, a CV and names and contact information for 3-5 professional references through the university job portal at  Paper/e-mail documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to the electronic application for consideration.

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal law, state law, and NMSU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a criminal history check. New Mexico State University Alamogordo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, females, veterans, and those with a disability are encouraged to apply.