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Instructor, Mathematics

University of the Pacific
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 1, 2024

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Instructor, Mathematics

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions:
The Mathematics department is seeking individuals to deliver high-quality instruction primarily in lower division mathematics courses. The department values educators who are committed to fostering excellence in undergraduate education, promoting critical thinking, and inspiring mathematical curiosity in students.

The position carries a teaching load of a minimum of twenty-four (24) units and six to seven (6 - 7) courses per year, distributed over two (2) semesters. Typically, three (3) courses will be assigned in one (1) semester and three to four (3 - 4) courses in the other. Most of the courses in the Math department are four (4) unit courses with a few three (3) unit courses.

University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and employees. We prioritize policy and decision-making that demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality, socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty, and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to teach introductory and/or upper division Statistics courses.
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics or related fields.
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity, and inclusion in a university setting.
  • Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices and knowledge in their work.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Work schedule is dependent on department and course needs.

Special Instructions:
This position will remain open until filled.

To be considered for this position, please submit the following documents:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • 3 Reference Letters (at least 2 letters should demonstrate teaching ability)

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University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

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