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Visiting Lecturer of Mathematics or Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Adams State University
Colorado, United States
$18,000.00 - $23,500.00
Posted date
Nov 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position title:  Visiting Lecturer of Mathematics or Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Reports to:     Director of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Department:  School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Position Number:      FS8809

FTE:   1.0 

Starting Date

January 17, 2022 

Position Description

Adams State University invites applications for a one-semester (Spring 2022) visiting position in mathematics at the visiting lecturer or visiting assistant professor level.  We seek an energetic and enthusiastic individual who loves teaching and shares our dedication to students. Major responsibilities include teaching 12 semester hours of mathematics courses (likely College Algebra, Trigonometry, and Introduction to Statistics) and other duties as assigned by the school director.  Actual course assignments may depend upon the background of the candidate and needs of the university.

  • Master’s degree in mathematics or a closely related field is required; PhD is preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and student-centered learning.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to treat others with respect, civility, and courtesy and to work honestly, effectively, and collegially with employees, students, and the community.   
Campus and School Information

Located in the beautiful San Luis Valley between the Sangre de Cristo and San Juan mountain ranges, Adams State University is a state-supported Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in Alamosa, CO. The vast San Luis Valley is designated the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area. We are, at 7,500 feet, in the largest alpine valley in the United States. Alamosa is located approximately 3.5 hours from Denver, 1.5 hours from Taos, New Mexico, and 2.5 hours from Santa Fe, New Mexico. Alamosa has a population of 9,500, with recently built elementary schools, a moderate cost of living, and affordable housing. ASU takes a leading role in local theatre performances and musical events and is in an area where the opportunities for outdoor recreation abound.


Adams State University is dedicated to fostering Inclusive Excellence and especially encourages applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other historically underrepresented populations. Given the university’s mission and student body composition, the institution is committed to increasing the diversity of its professional staff and is actively seeking qualified applicants who have experiences, skills, and/or personal attributes that augment the perspectives of our current faculty and staff; we will give particular consideration to qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings or who possess varied language skills and have a record of successful experience in engaging diverse communities and student populations. Additional information about the university may be found at



Salary is $18,000 to $23,500 for the spring semester (full-time contract).


Applicants should send a detailed letter of application addressing all points listed in the qualifications section of this announcement.  In their application letter, applicants should also discuss how teaching at Adams State University, a small university in a rural environment, will align with their goals.  Finally, a complete application must include the following:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • A list of three professional references

Review of applications will begin immediately

Send materials as PDF documents to:

Dr. Matt Nehring


Additional Information


In compliance with the Immigration Control Act of 1968, candidates for positions must provide proof of eligibility to work before an offer of employment can be made final. 

Adams State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Applications are sought from all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, disability, and, as covered by law, veteran status. In addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation including transgender status and gender expression, marital status, and parental status. 

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Part 106 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including in admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and CFR 106 to Adams State University (ASU) may be directed to ASU's Office of Equal Opportunity, Director Ana Guevara, and/or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education. Support resources for sexual misconduct, ASU's  sexual misconduct policies, contact information for the Adams State University's Office of Equal Opportunity & Title IX, as well as a detailed  procedure for filing a grievance due to discrimination on the basis of sex may be found online at  These  procedures also describe the University's response to reports and/or complaints of sex discrimination or sexual harassment.   

Background Check Policy

Adams State University performs background checks as a condition of employment for prospective employees and current employees seeking certain promotional opportunities. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of an acceptable background check. Applicants will be asked to provide personal data and sign a release form before the background check is conducted. Applicants who fail to provide the data and consent form will not be considered for employment or promotion. Background checks include review of criminal records and sex offender registry background. Credit and driving record background may apply to certain positions.

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