Assistant Professor - Mathematics (Visiting)

Columbia College (MO)
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 12, 2022

Assistant Professor - Mathematics (Visiting)
Department: Computer & Mathematical Sciences Department
Location: Columbia, MO
Type:Academic- Faculty, Visiting
Proposed Start Date: August 2023
Pay:$49,000 - $54,000 (Pay range may vary based on geographic location)

Diversity Statement:
Columbia College is committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for all regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. The college maintains a safe place for open discourse; supports activities that promote diversity and inclusion; and overall, fosters a sense of community that welcomes everyone.

The Computer & Mathematical Sciences Department at Columbia College invites applications for a full-time, one year visiting faculty position in Mathematics, with possibility for renewal. Be a part of a dedicated, dynamic, and well-
respected faculty who are strongly committed to undergraduate teaching and academic excellence. Strong interpersonal skills, cross-cultural sensitivity, and demonstrated potential to contribute positively to a College community are expected. Competitive salary commensurate with credentials and experience.

About Columbia College:
Founded in 1851, Columbia College is dedicated to improving lives through higher education. As a private, coeducational liberal arts and sciences college, the College takes pride in its small classes, experienced faculty, and quality educational programs. Offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees, Columbia College has a traditional campus and active evening program in Columbia, Missouri, more than 40 additional venues in 15 states and Cuba, and a robust online presence. Columbia College reflects the growing diversity of the United States, with nearly 46 percent of its undergraduates self-identifying as members of historically underrepresented groups, which include more than 25 percent identifying as Black/African American and 11 percent as Hispanic/Latinx. Spurred by the creative ingenuity of faculty and staff and the financial commitment by the Board of Trustees, Columbia College is investing in the development of multiple new programs and the hiring of faculty to support new and existing undergraduate and graduate programs. It is an exciting time at Columbia College!

Customarily, faculty teach 24 credit hours, or their equivalent, in an academic year in the traditional program. Teaching responsibilities for this position are expected to include undergraduate general education courses in algebra and quantitative reasoning, as well as courses supporting the mathematics and computer science programs such as discrete mathematics and calculus. Faculty are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to growth in the area of teaching.

Faculty are expected to remain current in the content and pedagogy of their disciplines and areas of professional responsibilities. Funding for conference attendance and other professional development activities is provided on an annual basis.

A PhD in Mathematics or closely related field is required for a position at the Assistant Professor rank. Applicants with a Master’s degree in Mathematics will be considered for a position at the rank of Instructor. College teaching experience is highly desired. The ideal candidate will possess experience providing effective student-centered teaching and classroom management strategies which enhance the success of diverse learners, experience with innovative teaching approaches and use of distance education technologies in teaching. Candidates that reflect the diversity of the College’s student population and surrounding community are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:
Applications received by January 20, 2023 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Columbia College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

To be considered, submit applications online at Please include:
  1. Completed Columbia College application
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Names of three references from professional colleagues
  5. Teaching philosophy statement
  6. Diversity, equity, and inclusion statement

This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive of every duty and responsibility required by the employee in the position.

Eligibility for employee benefits and perks is determined by employment status. For more information please see .

The offer of employment and assignment to duties is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check. The information may include, but is not limited to, academic, residential, achievement, performance, attendance, disciplinary, employment history, credit history, driving history, and criminal history of public record.

Review of Applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Columbia College is an equal-opportunity employer.

In compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Department of Campus Safety for Columbia College has provided the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report and crime statistics for the main campus and venues nationwide.

Columbia College is required to distribute this information to all current and prospective employees and students. Please follow the link below for the full report or contact Human Resources at 573-875-7495 for a printed copy.

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