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Instructor/CCAF - Open Pool - 2021-22

Colorado State University
Job Location:
Fort Collins, Colorado
Position Location
Fort Collins, CO

Posting Number: 202100196F

Proposed Annual Salary Range
$46,000 - Annual: no terminal degree & no service; $48,000 - Annual: no terminal degree w/service Or Annual: w/terminal degree & no service; $50,000 - Annual: w/terminal degree & w/service. Full time: teach 12 credit hours each semester (fall and spring)

Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas.

Position Type: Faculty

Description of Work Unit

The mission of the Department of Mathematics is A) to maintain an outstanding program of research in pure and applied mathematics, B) to maintain high quality undergraduate and graduate programs in mathematics, C) to offer service courses for the other Departments of the University, and D) to serve the University and the state with outreach programs. The Department has over 250 undergraduate majors and 56 graduate students, with currently 33 tenured and tenure-track faculty.

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To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on

Position Summary

The Department of Mathematics seeks applications throughout the year from individuals who are interested in a non-tenure track assignment.

Applications will be reviewed when a vacancy occurs.

Instructors are hired on a part-time basis each semester which is determined by departmental instructor need, student enrollment numbers, and funding.

Non-tenure track Assistant Professor assignments typically last up to a 9 month period or more, and can be either part-time or full-time, depending on the needs of the department.

These positions will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses.

Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Required Job Qualifications
  • Instructor requirements: hold a Master of Science degree in Mathematics or closely related areas, and have previous university teaching experience in Mathematics. 
  •  or 
  • Non-tenure track Assistant Professor requirements: hold a PhD in Mathematics or closely related areas, and have 3 years previous university teaching experience in Mathematics.
  • Applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States by position start date.
Preferred Job Qualifications
  • Experience teaching large sections (greater than 75 students) in a variety of calculus classes and beyond.
  • Experience coordinating large service courses in Mathematics, calculus and above.
  • Experience with pedagogy in teaching, using labs, flipped classrooms, smart technologies, and inquiry based learning methods.
Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae that details relevant research and/or teaching experience, a statement of teaching interest, and the names and contact information for 3 references. A statement of research interest is optional. Although three reference letters are preferred, a minimum of two reference letters must be uploaded in order to receive full consideration. Upon application submission, references will be immediately contacted via e-mail requesting that letters of recommendation be uploaded to the system via a unique Reference Portal link. No application materials sent by email or USPS will be considered. Applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Applications will be reviewed when a vacancy occurs. Please indicate in your application materials your interest in being considered for Instructor assignment openings and or/non-tenure track assignment openings. The pool is valid through June 30, 2022, at which time all applicants wishing to remain in the pool must reapply.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Search Contact
Christie Franklin,

Job Duty Category: Instructor

  1. Teach a breadth of undergraduate mathematics courses.
  2. Prepare and present lessons as outlined in the course syllabi.
  3. Hold weekly office hours available to all students.
  4. Participate in group reviews prior to all exams.
  5. Administer and grade course exams up to 4 times per semester.
Percentage Of Time: 80%

Job Duty Category: Course Management

  1. Attend course coordinator meetings.
  2. Efficient and professional use of Content Management System (currently Canvas).
  3. Efficient and professional management of communications with all enrolled students.
  4. Follow SDC guidelines for qualified students.
  5. Turn in grade and syllabus to front office undergraduate coordinator at the conclusion of the semester.
Percentage Of Time: 20%

Minimum References Requested

Maximum References Requested
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