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Allan Hancock College
  • Position Number: 1418730
  • Location: Santa Maria, CA
  • Position Type: Mathematics

Assistant Professor, Mathematics - Multiple Opportunities Available

Allan Hancock College serves more than 20,000 students in northern Santa Barbara County. Located on the central coast and just minutes from spectacular beaches and rolling vineyards, AHC operates three campuses - the main campus in Santa Maria, a state approved center in Lompoc and a center in Santa Ynez. As one of the largest employers in Santa Barbara County, the college is an integral part of the community and enjoys strong support from local leaders and industry.

AHC, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, is proud to serve underrepresented students. The college has twice received recognition from the Aspen institute as one of the top colleges in the country. If you are looking for a position where you can have a direct impact on our students, AHC may be the place for you!

To learn more about Allan Hancock College and the Central Coast, visit our Human Resources page at and click on the Welcome to AHC video.

We are searching for an experienced Assistant Professor, Mathematics - Multiple Opportunities Available at our Santa Maria Campus facility.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, MATHEMATICS - Multiple Opportunities Available

This is a full-time, 175-day (10-month annual contract) tenure-track faculty position in the Mathematical Sciences Department with an emphasis in Mathematics. A mathematics faculty member provides instruction in mathematics - which may include any course from developmental mathematics through calculus; statistics; co-requisite support courses; and tutorial work in the Math Center. The faculty member will evaluate and advise students; and plan, prepare and revise instructional materials as necessary to improve student success. The faculty member will participate in program review, assessment, and curriculum development; maintain five (5) office hours weekly for student consultation; participate fully in department and college activities, including membership on department and campus-wide committees. The faculty member will maintain class and examination schedules, as well as grade and attendance records, according to college regulations; and perform related tasks and duties as required. The faculty member may also provide outreach to, and articulation with, district high schools and four-year colleges and universities. The assignment may include teaching at any college site and/or evening and weekend classes.


  • August 2019, pending board approval.


  • Hiring salary range is $54,736 to $78,079 depending upon education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $2,500 is paid annually.

  • Benefits include medical, dental, life, vision (employee only), and salary protection insurance.

    Required Qualifications:


    The governing board seeks an individual with the following minimum qualifications:

    1. Master's in mathematics or applied mathematics OR Bachelor's in either of the above AND Master's in statistics, physics or mathematics education OR the equivalent per Board Policy 7211.

    2. Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and community college students and of staff and students with disabilities.

    3. Experience and enthusiasm for teaching a variety of mathematics courses from developmental mathematics to calculus, differential equations, and statistics.

    4. Demonstrated ability to:

  • communicate effectively

  • work with students possessing a broad range of academic preparation, learning styles, skills, motivation, and educational goals

  • establish and maintain cooperative and supportive working relationships with colleagues and students

  • plan, organize, and effectively present innovative course materials and concepts

  • function well in a technology-driven environment

  • incorporate current technology such as graphing calculators, smart classrooms, computers, and web sites into instruction

  • apply evaluation and assessment methods

  • identify and use learning outcomes and assessment that lead to course and program improvements.

    In its desire to select outstanding faculty members from the largest possible pool of qualified applicants, Allan Hancock College recognizes the fact that candidates may have attained expertise in a discipline through a variety of means. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged by the district as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications are encouraged to complete the equivalency form and provide appropriate documentation of their qualifications.


    A committee will review applications. Meeting minimum qualifications does not ensure a candidate an interview. Therefore, it is important that the application be thorough and detailed. Applicants will be assessed on the breadth and depth of education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. A limited number of applicants will be invited for an interview at the college at their own expense. All interviewed candidates will be asked to present a teaching demonstration.


    To be considered for this position, the candidate must submit the following application materials by Monday, April 15, 2019:

  • A current and complete resume/CV of education and professional experience

  • Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for the application process). Official transcripts are required if hired. *Please download all transcripts in one file under Other Documents

  • Cover letter


    Annual Salary

    54,736.00 - 78,079.00

    Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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