Job no: 508835
Classification: Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade: UAFT Grade 30
Work type: Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit: University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit: Prince William Sound College
Location: Valdez
Categories: Education/Instructional

Duties:The Assistant/Associate Professor of mathematics will instruct 100 and 200-level courses in mathematics including algebra, trigonometry, elementary statistics, and potentially other related courses appropriate to the successful candidate’s educational background and teaching qualifications.

This is a full-time, 9-month, faculty position. The appointment has a bipartite contract consisting of a 4+1 parts of instruction and institutional service. Typical instructional workload is 24 credits per academic year, with an additional service assignment that ranges in scope and focus but is relevant to the candidate’s expertise, professional interests, individual strengths, and the particular needs of the college. This faculty member will provide occasional academic advising for general AA degree students and maintain posted office hours.


  • Ability to instruct 100 and 200 level courses in Mathematics including but not limited to algebra, trigonometry, and elementary statistics.
  • Ability to effectively teach in traditional, online, and blended formats.
  • Ability to provide occasional academic advising for general Associates of Arts degree seeking students.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Commitment to taking on the diverse tasks associated with being a productive member of a small faculty, such as committee memberships and community service

Required Experience:


  • Minimum 2 years of full-time, or 5 years part-time or adjunct experience teaching mathermatics.


  • Experience in academic advising
  • Demonstrated success working with a diverse population
  • Experience with distance and blended course delivery
  • Experience with grant writing
  • Experience with program development and recruiting students

Typical Education or Training:

Masters Degree or higher in Mathematics. This eligibility requirement may also be met with a related master’s degree and at least 18 graduate credits in the academic discipline.

Doctorate of Mathematics or Mathematics Education

Position Summary:

PWSC serves an expansive geographic region in Alaska and beyond. The ability to develop and instruct quality face-to-face and distance courses through a variety of delivery methods, including synchronous and asynchronous means, is expected. This instructor may be asked to teach college courses to local secondary students concurrently enrolled at PWSC.

Ongoing curriculum review and assessment in the areas of mathematics a will possibly be performed by this faculty member. Will possibly serve as advisor to one or more student honor societies. Occasional service on college and community committees, work groups, hiring committees, is expected, as well as regular attendance of faculty meetings, convocation/in-services, and commencement ceremonies.

Application Instructions:

Please attach a cover letter, CV, and contact information for at least three professional references.