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Position: Mathematics Instructor
Institution: Highline College
Location: Des Moines, Washington, United States
Duties: Teach courses in mathematics including, but not limited to, arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry, statistics, calculus, math for elementary teachers, quantitative reasoning, linear algebra and differential equations (teaching assignment may include evening/weekend, on-line, hybrid, and off-campus sections); advise students in college success strategies, mastery of course content, and developing/monitoring their academic and career plans
Requirements: Master's degree (or higher) in mathematics from an institution with regional accreditation or its international equivalent (pending degrees must be verified by a letter from the granting institution)
   
Text: General Summary PRIORITY DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: To ensure full review of your application, materials should be received by 4:00 pm, March 31, 2017. ANTICIPATED DATE OF EMPLOYMENT: September 20, 2017 SALARY: This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. Typically that includes teaching 45 credits and participating in departmental and college-wide activities. Salary is based on the negotiated faculty salary schedule. Initial placement typically ranges from $50,500 to $60,500 (depending on the candidate's qualifications) for a 9 month contract (170 instructional days). Essential Tasks Teaching: Teach courses in mathematics including, but not limited to, arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry, statistics, calculus, math for elementary teachers, quantitative reasoning, linear algebra and differential equations (teaching assignment may include evening/weekend, on-line, hybrid, and off-campus sections); advise students in college success strategies, mastery of course content, and developing/monitoring their academic and career plans. Service: Engage in department, division and college initiatives; participate in shared governance; promote the college's values and perform other contracted duties (for example, advising and community outreach) as required. Professional development: Maintain competence in teaching and the discipline through professional development. Qualifications At Highline, successful faculty applicants demonstrate the ability to promote: Active, inclusive and culturally relevant learning environments and curricula that welcome and engage all students, incorporating instructional technologies as appropriate to improve student attainment. Cultural responsiveness and a commitment to equity in interactions with students, faculty, staff and community members who span a diverse range of languages, nationalities and ethnicities, socio-economic levels, identities and educational experiences. Collaborative approaches to day-to-day activities, to the development of innovations and new initiatives and, when necessary, to problem-solving. Self-reflection practice in teaching and learning, assessment, leadership, professional development and service. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree (or higher) in mathematics from an institution with regional accreditation or its international equivalent (pending degrees must be verified by a letter from the granting institution). DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching experience in mathematics, in a community college; Demonstrated interest in working with student cohorts (TRiO, MESA, etc.) at the pre-college and college levels; Fluency in an additional language(s); Significant experience working in multicultural/diverse environment. Supplemental Information THE COLLEGE: Highline College prides itself on its commitment to diversity and equity, its institutional culture of collegiality and innovation, its globalization of curricula and its inclusion of the community in its programming. Located 20 minutes south of downtown Seattle, Highline College serves one of the most diverse populations in the western states. Nearly 70 percent of the college's 12,000 students are students of color, representing over 35 nations and more than 100 languages. Highline's core goals are Student Attainment, Diversity, Community Engagement and Sustainability. The college community strives to maintain a campus climate that integrates equity, inclusion and social justice as core values. Highline has received national recognition for its diversity efforts and its support for faculty and student success. The college received the Advancing Diversity Award of Excellence from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) in 2014, as well as the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Highline was also named one of the Chronicle of Higher Education's Best Colleges to Work For in 2010, 2013 and 2015. The national Achieving the Dream initiative named Highline as a Leader College in 2008, reaffirming that recognition in 2011. Highline's faculty number more than 500, including more than 120 full-time faculty and 350 part-time instructors. Highline offers one of the highest full-time faculty salary levels in the state and strong support for faculty professional growth, innovation and leadership. Addition information is available at http:/www.highline.edu/allabout.phpghline THE DEPARTMENT: The Mathematics Department currently consists of thirteen tenured faculty plus several adjunct faculty. The Mathematics Department is a service department and serves many different majors in STEM as well as providing support for many specialty programs through precollege mathematics offerings. For more information on the Mathematics Department, visit https://math.highline.edu . APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Your online application must include the following four attachments to be considered complete: A detailed resume that addresses the MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS of the position. A letter of application (two-page maximum) that addresses your ability to meet the FACULTY-WIDE SKILLS AND ABILITIES for appointment and, to the extent applicable, the DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS of the position. A one-page response to the DIVERSITY STATEMENT found in the Supplemental Tab above. Transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate course work and degrees (unofficial transcripts may be submitted-official transcripts required upon employment). Applications received by 4:00 pm on March 31, 2017 will receive first consideration. Later applications may be considered until the position is filled. Benefits for full time employees are explained in detail on our Benefits Summary page. 01 The college requires a Diversity Response as part of its application materials, which is a response to the following statement. Please respond (up to one page in length) in the text box area below. Please tell us about the education, training, and experience(s) that have prepared you to incorporate culturally responsive pedagogy and inclusive curricula in your teaching. Include examples of implementation in your discipline/subject area. Required Question Agency Highline College (WA) Address MS 99-200 P.O. Box 98000 Des Moines, Washington, 98198-9800. Phone 206-592-3812 Website http://humanresources.highline.edu/job Apply Your browser does not support the IFRAME feature, which is required by this web page.
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