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New College Instructor Pool- Mathematics

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Glendale, AZ, USA · West Valley City, UT, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Arizona State University: Office of the University Provost West: New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences: School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences


ASU's West Valley Campus

Open Date

May 08, 2024


The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences is seeking full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track Instructors in Mathematics for a hiring pool. The successful candidate may teach 10 courses per year (5-5). This position may teach in-person, online, or a hybrid schedule. Instructors are pedagogical specialists who bear the primary responsibility for their assigned courses.

Mathematics courses offered by the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences include:

Subject Course # Course Title

MAT 117/117s College Algebra/ Stretch

MAT 119 Finite Mathematics

MAT 142 College Mathematics

MAT 170 Precalculus

MAT 210 Brief Calculus

MAT 211 Math for Business Analysis

MAT 243 Discrete Math Structures

MAT 251 Calculus for Life Sciences

MAT 270 Calculus w/ Analytic Geometry I

MAT 271 Calculus w/ Analytic Geometry II

MAT 272 Calculus w/ Analytic Geometry III

In addition to these courses, the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences also teaches a number of courses designed specifically for our Applied Mathematics BS, Statistics BS and Biological Data Science MS programs. Depending upon course availability and instructor expertise, more advanced courses may be available.

About the School:

The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University, is an interdisciplinary mathematical and natural sciences unit that encompasses computing, statistics, applied mathematics, biology, chemistry, and physics; it prides itself in interdisciplinary collaborations among these research and teaching areas. The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences embraces the ideal of a fully inclusive and welcoming STEM community and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts and supports the success of students of all races, nationalities and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. The School is committed to recruiting and retaining students and faculty from groups that have historically been underrepresented in the sciences. To learn more about MNS, please visit our page, https://newcollege.asu.edu/smns/degrees.

ASU is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy, and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural, and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real-world applications blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth-largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

All we do at ASU is guided and inspired by the University Charter, which reads:

ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.

Successful candidates will demonstrate throughout their materials how their teaching, and service will contribute to the fulfillment of this charter.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Teach courses in relevant areas.
  • Prepare syllabus, appropriate course goals and objectives, and lesson plans.
  • Monitor student progress and intervene when appropriate
  • Evaluate and select course materials and other teaching materials.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade assignments.
  • Administer mid-term and/or final exams.
  • Conduct regular office hours.
  • Develop, maintain, and update course materials as appropriate.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Mathematics or related field at the time of hire

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population, including first-generation college students.
  • Doctoral degree preferred.
  • Experience in online instruction.
  • Record of teaching excellence.
  • Effective communication and organizational skills.

Application Instructions

Application Deadline:

The initial application deadline is June 1st, 2024 at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received throughout the academic year as needed until the position is filled and/or the search is closed. A background check and official transcripts are required prior to employment.

These recruitments establish potential part-time hiring pools for semester appointments. For Assistance with your application, contact Norma.Peru-Ray@asu.edu .

Applications are considered for the current year only. Applicants who were not hired are welcome to reapply.

Application Procedure:

Only electronic submissions via Interfolio will be reviewed. All required materials must be submitted at the time of initial application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit all application materials to Insert Interfolio link.

Applications must contain:

  • Cover letter that addresses the required and desired qualifications and how your experience will demonstrate the University Charter
  • Curriculum vitae with contact information, including telephone number and e-mail address
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness – e.g., student evaluations, syllabi, peer observation, annual evaluations, teaching philosophy, etc.
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts only- no diplomas
  • Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number) one reference must be from your current employer

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon the successful passing of the background check.