Mathematics Instructor, (Temporary, Part-time Pool)

City College of San Francisco

Job Description

City College of San Francisco is looking for innovative mathematics teachers who are dedicated to making a difference in the educational experience of a diverse group of students representing a wide range of skill levels and learning styles.

City College is one of the largest community colleges in the United States. We serve students with a wide variety of educational goals including vocational certificates, associate degrees, and lower division requirements that lead to transfer to universities.

The Mathematics Department at City College aims for the success of every student through quality instruction with high academic standards.

Job Duties

1. Teach in-person community college credit mathematics courses such as algebra, statistics, trigonometry, calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra.

2. Perform duties associated with instructing students and assessing their progress in relation to identified student learning outcomes.

3. Contribute to departmental functions including, but not limited to, committee work, staff meetings, and curriculum development.

4. May serve on college-wide participatory governance committees.

5. Teach day, evening, and/or weekend classes in-person at one or more campus locations, as required.

6. Supports and engages in an innovative culture of culturally responsive, inclusive and anti-racist practices as it relates to student success with an awareness of student equity gaps.

7. Participates in ongoing training on diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism to center pedagogy.

8. Perform other duties as assigned by the department chair

Minimum Qualifications
1. Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with community college students with disabilities, various sexual orientations, and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds (Required).

2. Earned Master’s Degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics from an accredited institution; OR THE EQUIVALENT ;
Earned Bachelor’s in either of the above from an accredited institution AND a Master’s Degree in Statistics, Physics, or Mathematics Education from an accredited institution; OR THE EQUIVALENT .

Higher degrees are accepted.

[The degree major(s) posted on an applicant’s transcript(s) must be exactly as listed above under the degree requirements. Otherwise applicant must claim education equivalency for the formal educational requirement. Applicants who are currently enrolled in Ph.D. programs that do not award a master’s degree also need to claim education equivalency. The “Faculty Equivalency Application Form” is available on the left side margin. This form will be considered as part of the application materials and must be submitted on or before the filing deadline as indicated on this job posting.]

[If you have previously gone through the education equivalency for this same subject area from City College of San Francisco OR you have obtained the clarification of your “major” from the department chair/dean of the institution you attended in order to meet the minimum qualification for this job posting, you must submit a copy of the information. When attaching this document, please use the “Equivalency Application Form” link.]

Desirable Qualifications

1. Completed graduate level coursework in standard areas such as algebra, analysis, and geometry/topology. Additional coursework in such subjects as statistics and/or physical science.

2. Successful experience in teaching mathematics.

3. Successful experience in the development and review of curriculum as well as the assessment of student learning.

4. Demonstrated ability to teach effectively the full range of lower division college mathematics, including precalculus, statistics, calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra.

5. Demonstrated ability to teach effectively students with widely varying mathematics backgrounds, skill level, and learning styles.

6. Demonstrated ability to work with a Learning Management System, like Canvas, or similar.

7. Demonstrated cultural proficiency in a diverse community college environment.

8. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.

9. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in a professional setting.

10. Familiarity with and commitment to the mission and functions of a community college.

11. Evidence of successful instructional experience at the university or college level using culturally responsive pedagogy.

12. Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of inequities in higher education and a commitment to rectifying policies and processes that restrict access for historically minoritized and disproportionately impacted students.


Application Procedure
To apply for this posting, start by completing an online Faculty Position
Application Form at To be considered a candidate for this posting, the following materials must be submitted and received by the Human Resources Department on or before 11:59 p.m. of the posting filing deadline. Substitution of required document(s) is not permitted.

Applicant: Please do not send any application materials to the Department Chair. Human Resources Department is not responsible for any documents addressed and/or sent to the Department Chair.

1. A detailed letter expressing interest in the position, indicating specifically how the minimum qualifications and as many as possible of the desirable qualifications will be fulfilled. Minimum and desirable qualifications are listed in this posting. The letter should also address the applicant’s background and skills in the areas stated in the Examples of Duties. OPTIONAL : Candidates may attach documents that provide supporting evidence of fulfillment of minimum and desirable qualifications, such as letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations, teaching commendations, etc.

2. A current resume summarizing educational background, teaching experience, and related work experience.

3. A City College of San Francisco Electronic Faculty Position Application completed in full and applied to this specific posting online. The statement “See Resume” is not acceptable.

4. A list of three current professional references who can speak to the candidate’s ability to teach mathematics, preferably in the community college setting. (References must include the current contact information and state the relationship to the candidate [e.g., department chair, supervisor, colleague, etc.])

5. Copies of transcripts verifying the degrees and majors as listed on applicant’s CCSF Application Form; official transcripts and actual verification of work experience will be required at a later date. [ NOTE : Degrees and majors must be posted on transcripts to be considered in the application process. Foreign degree(s) must be evaluated before an application can be processed. Foreign Degree Evaluation sources information is located on the left side margin.]

6. Diversity Statement: Separate from your letter of interest, submit a concise response using only one page to discuss how your course content and teaching methods meet the needs of culturally and academically diverse learners. List classes or professional development activities you have participated in that directly relate to working with diverse student populations. (Note: Substitution of “diversity statement” with a “teaching philosophy” document will be automatically disqualified.)

7. Submit two explanations, written for students and using no more than one page for each: (please attach to “other document 1” and “other document 2”)
A. Using appropriate terminology and notation, describe an example to introduce and motivate Hypothesis Testing in an Introductory Probability and Statistics class.
B. Explain to a precalculus class why it is sometimes necessary to restrict a domain in the context inverse functions.

Applicants bear the sole responsibility for ensuring that all application materials are complete when submitted and are received by the Human Resources Department by 11:59 p.m. on the posting filing deadline. Postmarks will not be honored. Emails are not acceptable. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. All application materials become the property of the City College of San Francisco, and will not be returned. Application files for this posting will not be considered for other postings.

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