CUNY-Brooklyn College

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor - Mathematics (Algebra Coordinator)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Brooklyn, New York 11210, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: (posted 2022/10/13, listed until 2023/04/13)
Position Description:    

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor - Mathematics (Algebra Coordinator)

Job ID: 25360

Location: Brooklyn College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Brooklyn College, a senior College of the City University of New York (CUNY), invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of mathematics (tenure/tenure track) in mathematics education in the Department of Mathematics within the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences with a starting date of August 25, 2023.

The School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs through its nine departments – Anthropology and Archaeology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer and Information Science, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Health and Nutrition Sciences, Math, Physics, and Psychology. The Department of Mathematics is home to 17 full-time faculty as well as expert staff who are committed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in their professional careers. Our programs include traditional math majors (BA and BS), as well as Actuarial, Financial, Computational, and Mathematics Education; we also support a broad range of programs outside the Department, including those in the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, School of Education, and the Murray Koppelman School of Business. We seek qualified individuals who can provide leadership to support undergraduate instruction for core courses, with a special focus on improving undergraduate success rates in general education Math courses and the calculus sequence.

Brooklyn College serves students from as many as 150 countries who speak over 100 languages and dialects and thus constitutes a vibrant microcosm of the rich diversity and energy that characterizes the borough of Brooklyn and the greater New York City area itself. Its mission features “a special commitment to educate immigrant and first-generation college students from the diverse communities that make up our city and state.” The college ethos is strongly invested in the educational and career success of our diverse students. We are committed to fostering a spirit of camaraderie and shared ideals. By accessing a first-class and affordable college education in an inclusive and nurturing intellectual milieu, our students acquire the skills, confidence, and global mindedness that allow them to thrive in a rapidly changing, unpredictable marketplace of ideas that is increasingly mindless of borders and spans cultures and vernaculars.

To this end, the college seeks faculty who are eager to engage with the diversity of our student body and have a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and heterogeneity through teaching, research and/or service. We seek to recruit and retain faculty who reflect the mosaic of our student population. Successful candidates will bring their unique creativity, sensitivity, insights and perspectives to a community that welcomes innovation and promotes excellence in scholarship and teaching. Together we will model the finest that a public urban liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies college can be for the present and future.

We seek a collegial team player with a demonstrated ability to lead a college-level math initiative and with knowledge and experience using cutting-edge and successful approaches to math education. We are looking for a talented and creative leader who will bring to the position a record of outstanding teaching effectiveness in undergraduate lower division math courses and experience in the ongoing assessment of student learning on the course and program levels. Extensive experience working with diverse urban college students, the ability to communicate clearly to students, faculty and administrators, and excellent organizational, and oral and written communication skills are required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach and develop curricula for undergraduate courses
  • Maintain departmental resources that support students in college algebra, precalculus, and calculus
  • Coordinate faculty and curriculum for college algebra
  • Monitor and address DFWI rates and equity gaps in student performance in college algebra and precalculus
  • Conduct regular and ongoing faculty development in best practices in undergraduate math education for faculty
  • Conduct student advisement
  • Develop and maintain a research agenda in mathematics education
  • Share responsibility for committee and department assignments, administrative, supervisory, and other related functions
  • Coordinate activities with offices across the college

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.



  • Ph.D. in mathematics or mathematics education, or related field from an accredited institution
  • Ability to teach undergraduate or graduate courses is required
  • Ability to teach evening, weekends, in face-to-face and online formats
  • Ability to work collaboratively and lead a team
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in mathematics education at the undergraduate level
  • Demonstrated potential for scholarly research and peer-reviewed publications
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching, including online teaching, and in scholarship.
  • Leadership experience
  • Successful experience teaching mathematics in inner-city environments to diverse student populations
  • Supervisory experience of faculty
  • Experience in leading faculty development
  • Experience with design, delivery, and management of a successful math program at the college level
  • Experience with online homework systems and educational technology.

Assistant Professor: $72,667 - $93,134

Associate Professor: $76,395 - $117,805

Salary commensurate with experience and credentials.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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  • An application letter indicating the desired position, and should detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further CUNY’s commitment to diversity.
  • Current curriculum vitae

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Review of applications to begin November 2, 2022 and will continue until filled.


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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