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Mathematics Professor

Posted on January 18, 2022
AFT Washington
Tacoma Community College
Not disclosed
Tacoma, WA
Applications accepted until position filled

TCC, winner of the 2020 Association of Community College Trustees Equity Award for the entire Pacific Region, invites you to apply for the position of Mathematics Professor (Tenure Track).  This is a full-time tenure-track position which entails preparing and teaching lessons throughout the discipline, potentially including algebra, statistics, pre-calculus, calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations.   Tacoma Community College's math courses are designed to meet the full spectrum of pathways needs for its students to include General Education, Allied Health, and STEM requirements.  This position occasionally may be assigned classes to be taught on evenings or weekends, or at our Gig Harbor campus.  This position reports to the Dean for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and supports the broader scope of academic pathways at TCC. This position is expected to start in Fall 2022.

  • Prepare and teach courses in developmental math, algebra, statistics (including the Statway sequence), calculus, linear algebra, and/or differential equations (approximately 15 instructional contact hours per week of classes)
  • Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methods including online courses, and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions including student learning outcomes
  • Provide service to the College, including curriculum development and participation in College committees, shared governance, and appropriate professional development activities
  • Advise and mentor students, helping them to formulate sound educational and career plans
  • Participate in department, division, and college governance
  • Participate in the recruitment and retention of all students
  • Perform related duties as assigned
About the employer: Tacoma Community College
Tacoma Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 14,000 students. We embrace our identity as a community college and strongly encourage applications from candidates who recognize and honor the important role that equity, diversity, and inclusion brings to an educational community. Our stated mission is to create meaningful and relevant learning, inspire greater equity, and celebrate success in our lives and in our communities. We are recognized nationally as an, Achieving the Dream "leader college" and our faculty are engaged in innovative work to improve student retention and program completion. According to the Community College Survey of Student Engagement, TCC ranks high on measures of active learning and academic challenge, thanks to our creative and scholarly faculty. We seek to recruit and retain a workforce that: - Reflects the diversity of our community. - Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching. - Is attracted by the campus mission promoting equitable access to educational opportunities. - Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations. - Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others. - Engages effectively with the community both within and outside of TCC.
About your union: AFT Washington

AFT Washington is a state federation affiliated with the 1.6 million American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO. We represent about 6,500 members including faculty from the community and technical colleges and pre-K through 12 classified employees. We also jointly represent professors at Eastern, Central, and Western Washington universities and The Evergreen College with the Washington Education Association. The mission of AFT Washington is to voice the ideals of our locals and members for workplace fairness and social justice while strengthening and focusing their collective power to attain those ideals.


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