Assistant Professor of Mathematics

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
May 12, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, is seeking applications for a non-tenure-track, two-year, faculty position in the Mathematics Department to start August 1, 2021. The successful candidate will teach in a student-centered small department and contribute to the activities of the department. Responsibilities of the position involve developing and teaching undergraduate courses for pre-service teachers and general education courses. Teaching load is generally four courses each semester. Candidates must also demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Other expectations include service to the department and college including advising mathematics education majors, supervising student projects, and committee participation. Research in the candidate’s field is expected.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics or mathematics education with a BA or BS in mathematics or equivalent field. ABD candidates will be considered. A candidate with a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education and teaching experience at the college level is preferred. Experience teaching mathematics at the middle or high school level is beneficial.

In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background,  perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas.  At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.

Utica College:

Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students.

A city of approximately 60,000, Utica is located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the Mohawk Valley region of upstate New York. The area offers easy access to a broad variety of cultural attractions, including the historic Stanley Performing Arts Center and renowned Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, as well as four-season recreation. 

Application Information:

To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, Statement of Teach Philosophy, Research Statement, and three letters of recommendation (two of which address teaching). Candidates are asked to submit an additional reflective statement about teaching in the required applicant document titled “diversity statement”. Since Utica College strives to be a diverse and inclusive community, it is essential that you include in this statement a reflection on the kinds of experiences you have had, and the kinds of approaches you would take, teaching and working with a diverse student body. (For the definition of diversity that we use at Utica College, please see the following web page:

Applications that do not address diversity will be considered incomplete.

In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link:

All application materials must be submitted online at the following link:

For full consideration, complete applications must be received by May 28, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. References will be solicited to submit letters for candidates upon application.

Utica College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.