University of Portland, Mathematics

Position ID: UP-INSTRUCTOR [#12564]
Position Title: Calculus Instructor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Portland, Oregon 97203, United States [map]
Subject Area: Introductory Calculus and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2018/11/15 finished (2018/09/17, finished 2019/05/19)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The University of Portland’s Department of Mathematics invites applications for a renewable appointment at the rank of instructor, to begin in August of 2019. The salary is $46,125 for a 9 month contract and benefits. We will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. 

Responsibilities: Responsibilities will include teaching lower-level calculus courses and introductory statistics (load is 12 credits per term), as well as working with our calculus coordinator and statistics coordinator. 

Requirements: Minimum requirement: master's degree in statistics or mathematics or a related field and experience teaching statistics and/or calculus at the undergraduate level.  

The University is seeking applicants who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and a record of working effectively with students. A commitment to the mission of the University is expected. 

A complete application will include a letter of application expressing interest in the position, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable), a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement on diversity, and two letters of recommendation which must address the applicant’s teaching ability and experience. In their statement of teaching philosophy, applicants are invited to provide samples of instructional materials and evidence of effective instruction. A statement on diversity can include a description of commitments and/or contributions to addressing cultural diversity, pluralism, individual differences, and the support of underrepresented populations through their teaching. 

Required Documents: Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Application, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Statement on Diversity, Transcripts, Two Letters of Recommendation that address teaching

Notice of University requirements regarding offers of employment and background investigations: Offers of employment by the University are in in writing and signed by the head of the Office of Human Resources and the President, the Provost, or a Vice President. Any offers of employment that do not meet these requirements are not final and are contingent on final approval by Human Resources and receipt of a written offer of employment that meets the previously-stated requirements. A background investigation process is required before final hiring procedures can be completed for all faculty and staff positions. Any offers received before a background investigation is successfully completed are not final and are contingent on successful completion of a background investigation. 

For those requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: Applicants who have a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation regarding the application or hiring process should contact Human Resources (503) 943-8484. 

The University’s mission and EEO statement: Founded in 1901, the University of Portland is a private, comprehensive, Catholic university with a mission of teaching and learning, faith and formation, service and leadership. The University of Portland is an equal opportunity employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. The University of Portland does not discriminate in its educational programs, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs, or employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by and consistent with the law. Please see the University’s full Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Policy here:

Questions can be directed toward the chair of the hiring committee, Dr. Carolyn James:

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.
Portland, OR 97203

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