Fort Lewis College, Mathematics

Position ID: FLC-VIVAP [#20004]
Position Title: Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Durango, Colorado 81301, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/05/25 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/05/09, finished 2022/11/26, listed until 2022/11/09)
Position Description:    

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Position Summary A Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics is a member of the teaching faculty in the School of Arts & Sciences at Fort Lewis College and will teach 24 credits (6-8 courses) across the undergraduate mathematics curriculum; they are expected to hold regular office hours, attend department meetings, and contribute to discussions regarding curriculum.  

Minimum Qualifications For the Visiting Instructor position:  Master’s Degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education with a minimum of 18 credits of mathematics courses at the graduate level.  For the Visiting Assistant Professor position:  Doctorate in Mathematics or Mathematics Education.  Demonstrated excellence in teaching, with at least one year teaching at post-secondary level.  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Good organizational skills and the ability to complete tasks within strict timelines.  Familiarity and/or willingness to work with Excel and Office 365 cloud functionalities.  Familiarity and/or willingness to work with LaTeX, WeBWorK, Canvas, or other typesetting, online homework, and online course platforms.  Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships across academic units and with other offices on campus.  A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities  Preferred Qualifications Experience or expertise in remedial or general education mathematics.  Experience or expertise in early-college mathematics programs; relevant courses at FLC include pre-algebra through pre-calculus.  Experience teaching underrepresented student populations. 

Major Responsibilities The teaching load is 24 credits per academic year (6-8 courses).  For the Visiting Instructor position:  Courses range across the first-year level mathematics curriculum, including pre-algebra through pre-calculus, general education mathematics, and statistics.  For the Visiting Assistant Professor position:  Courses range across the undergraduate mathematics curriculum, including pre-algebra through the calculus sequence and possibly linear algebra or differential equations, general education mathematics, and statistics.  Teaching includes preparing class and evaluation materials, delivering lectures, grading, and being available for student questions.  Collaborate with colleagues in course curriculum, assessment, and other program-related activities.  Aid with development of course materials.  Work in drop-in tutor room.  Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities  Maintains knowledge and awareness of digital accessibility including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 508.  Produces and remediates digitally accessible materials in accordance with FLC standards.  Perform other duties as assigned.  Work Conditions The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee can expect while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).  Ability to work in a confined area.  Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time. 

Compensation The salary is $45,000 for the Visiting Instructor position and $50,000 for the Visiting Assistant Professor position, plus a comprehensive benefits package. Both positions are for the 9-Month academic year.

Application Process A complete application packet includes: Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for position Include details regarding how your personal and professional experiences allow you to encourage a learning environment grounded in equity and inclusion. “How do you envision contributing to Fort Lewis College’s commitment to equity and inclusion?” Resume Names and contact information for three current, professional references Submit materials as one PDF file via email to:

Application materials received by May 25, 2022, will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts, and pass a background check.

The College and the Community Fort Lewis College, a public institution located in Durango, Colorado, offers degree programs in arts, business, education, health fields, humanities, social and natural sciences, and teacher education. Our inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest. We are committed to accessible and high-quality baccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably close relationships between students and faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and the challenge of experiential learning. Our 3,300 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, with 36% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 11% Hispanic backgrounds. Durango is a thriving multicultural community of 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoor lifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also the cultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich in dining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airline service to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas.

Equal Opportunity Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex*, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family or domestic status, political beliefs, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. To file a report, get resources, read policies, or make an appointment, See

Questions about Title IX sex discrimination? Other discrimination questions? Office of the Title 9 Coordinator Kate Suazo 230 Skyhawk Station 1000 Rim Drive Durango, Colorado 81301 (970) 247-6729

Office of the Equal Opportunity Coordinator David Pirrone 192 Education Business Hall 1000 Rim Drive Durango, Colorado 81301 (970) 247-7182

Information about Fort Lewis College’s alcohol and drug policy, sexual assault policy, campus security policies, campus crime statistics, fire safety procedures and fire statistics, and campus/community resources can be found in the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. Hard copies are available upon request.

* Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Part 106 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, including in admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and CFR 106 to Fort Lewis College may be directed to FLC's Title IX Coordinator and/or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education.

ADAA Accommodations Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Kristin Polens by phone 970-247-7459 or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

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