California Maritime Academy

Position ID: 1227-APME [#12844]
Position Title: Assistant Professor Of Mathematics Education
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Vallejo, California 94590, United States
Application Deadline: none (posted 2018/10/15)
Position Description:    

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Department of Sciences and Mathematics
Full-time Tenure Track
Approximate Starting Date: August 2019

Applicants expecting to be considered at this time must complete an online employment application and submit requested materials to Human Resource by close of business day on December 4, 2018 to receive priority consideration for the position. This position will remain open until filled.

The Department of Sciences and Mathematics of California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education beginning August 2019. We seek a collegial, dynamic educator committed to creating an environment of active student learning while engaging in scholarly activity and service in accordance with the mission and goals of the Department and University. This individual will teach a variety of undergraduate math courses to students in our six degree granting majors as well as in service of our math minor degree program. In particular, we seek an expert in mathematics education to take a leadership role in developing programs to help students under-prepared for university math coursework.

ABOUT CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY MARITIME ACADEMY (Cal Maritime): Located on a compact but scenic waterfront campus in Vallejo, California (30 miles northeast of San Francisco), California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system. Serving a population of approximately 1100 undergraduate and 50 graduate students, we are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States — and the only one on the West Coast.

Cal Maritime offers six baccalaureate degrees in Business Administration, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs (GSMA), Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Marine Transportation. The undergraduate curriculum includes licensing programs for future merchant marine, coast guard and naval reserve officers. Cal Maritime also offers a Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management degree. For more information about California State University Maritime Academy, please visit our web page at

Our programs focus on intellectual learning, applied technology, leadership development, and global awareness. Cal Maritime students participate in training cruises aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear or other international educational experiences - gaining a unique perspective on our increasingly global culture and economy. Cal Maritime is committed to being a leading educational institution recognized for excellence in the business, engineering, operations, security and policy of the transportation industries of the Pacific Rim and beyond. We are equally committed to hiring and retaining diverse and dedicated faculty and staff who lead the way in helping our students expand their knowledge and potential.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS: Our department is a collegial group of 17 faculty members - 6 tenured, 5 tenure-track, and 6 adjunct. We offer lower division, foundational science and math courses for students majoring in baccalaureate degrees noted above. We also offer a Mathematics minor as well as a minor in Marine Science.

  • Full-time (12 units/semester) teaching of a variety of undergraduate mathematics courses. During the first two years of teaching, the teaching load is reduced to 9 units/semester.
  • Lead a program of course design/redesign to address the needs of under-prepared students.
  • Maintain an effective program of scholarship.
  • Provide service to the campus community outside of the classroom.

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics Education or Mathematics, or an official notification of completion of the doctoral degree before August 2019.
  • An ability to teach a variety of undergraduate mathematics courses is required.
  • An ongoing program of scholarship and a willingness to serve the campus-at-large through committee work is also required.

  • Applicants demonstrating expertise or experience in serving under-prepared students will be given preference.
  • A genuine passion for teaching, scholarship and service is strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of innovative and effective classroom teaching methods will also be appreciated.

    SALARY COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with the education, qualifications and experience of the individual.

    BENEFITS: An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available for qualifying positions that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement plans, fee waiver, vacation and sick leave.

  • The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

  • Typical classroom and office environment are in a two-story building with elevator access.

  • Applicants must provide proof of US citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days from the date of hire.
  • A background check investigation (including criminal records check) is required prior to employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • Applicants must submit on hire official documentation as proof of degree, license, or certificates as required.

    APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested parties must submit the Cal Maritime Employment Application packet of information requested below. Apply on-line at

    1. Cal Maritime Employment Application (required)
    2. Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications.
    3. CV (including current email address)
    4. Statement of teaching philosophy
    5. Statement of research interest and goals
    6. Copy of transcript from all institutions at which graduate work and terminal degree was completed
    7. Letters of recommendation from three professional references to be sent directly to the Chair of the Selection Committee, Dr. Taiyo Inoue at

    NOTIFICATION: Based upon a review of applications and accompanying documents, only those persons whose qualifications best match job requirements will be interviewed. Applicants not selected for an interview will be notified only after the position closes and the successful candidate has been selected.

    DISCLAIMER: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or changed.

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    Contact: Taiyo Inoue
    Postal Mail:
    200 Maritime Academy Road
    Vallejo, CA 94590
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