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Mathematics Instructor

Western Nevada College

Job Description

Job Description

Academic Faculty 171-Day Contract, Tenure Track Appointment, Benefits Eligible.


The primary location is the Carson Campus. Future reassignment is possible based on the needs of the students and the institution; this may include classes on other WNC campuses, remote sites, rural centers, online, or via remote video. 


This position is subject to the NSHE Procedures and Guidelines Manual, Chapter 3, Section 8, adopted by the Board of Regents, June 16-17, 2011, and effective July 1, 2011.  


Date Position Available:

August 1, 2023


Deadline for Application

January 25, 2023


Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in mathematics or a closely related field with 18 credits of graduate level mathematics is required.

  • A thorough understanding of the purpose and function of community colleges is required.

  • Experience as an instructor of record of college level courses is required.

  • Experience teaching with distance education/online modalities is required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. from a regionally accredited university is preferred.

  • Experience with diverse populations is a plus. 

  • Experience with course and program assessment is preferred.

  • Fluency in Spanish is a strength.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teach a minimum of 30 instructional units per academic year (not including summer).

  • Teach day, evening, or online transfer-level mathematics or related classes.

  • Develop traditional and alternative methodologies, and teach using traditional and alternative methodologies (remote video, online platforms, etc.).

  • Participate in student advisement.

  • Participate in course and program level assessment, and participate in program review. 

  • Serve on college and system committees as required.

  • Perform all responsibilities set forth in Board of Regents Handbook, Title 2, Chapter 4, Section 4.4.2." 

  • Participate in college and community service activities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Starting Salary Range:

Initial salary placement is based on educational level and total years of full-time equivalent teaching experience. For example, for an instructor with a Master’s degree, the starting salary range would be $46,691 to $58,364 annually. The maximum starting salary is up to $70,038 annually with a Doctorate and 10 years’ experience. A maximum of 10 years of experience will be considered for the initial salary placement purposes. Salary placement is subject to salary compression and seniority considerations.


Perks of Working at WNC

  • Beautiful campus located along numerous biking and walking trails.

  • Health insurance options including dental and vision - Health Insurance

  • Generous annual leave (A contract), sick leave (A & B contract), 13 paid holidays - Faculty Benefits

  • The WNC Fitness Center offers free Faculty and Staff membership WNC Fitness Center

  • ComPsych our Employee Assistance Program offers resources and assistance to Faculty and Staff 

  • Discounted WNC Staff rates for our Child Development Center which has received Four Star Recognition from the Nevada Silver Star Quality Rating and Improvement System. 

  • Voluntary benefits including accident, disability, legal services, and more – Voluntary Benefits

  • An academic faculty senate represents full-time, academic faculty (B contract)

  • Free parking and plenty of it!

  • No state income tax!


Remarkable Retirement
Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.5% contribution is generously matched by WNC. With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow! All permanent employees on an annual "A" or "B" contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada. WNC also matches retirement contributions for Nevada PERS members at the rate of 14.875% or 15.5% depending upon the member’s elected retirement plan, Employer Paid or Employee/Employer Paid.

Grants-in-aid for Faculty Employees
WNC is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee's spouse or domestic partner. More information can be found in the Board of Regents Handbook. 

HR Department Information
WNC Human Resources is committed to providing quality services in a professional, caring and consistent manner, while partnering with the WNC community to foster a work environment that attracts and inspires excellence in people.

Human Resources supports all the academic and administrative departments and programs at WNC by providing personnel, benefits, payroll, affirmative action, and legal services. For more information, please visit the WNC Human Resources page.







Full-Time Equivalent




Required Attachment(s)

  • Resume
  • References
  • Unofficial Transcripts




Posting Close Date




Note to Applicant

Newly hired faculty must assure that their official transcript is sent by the degree granting institution(s) to Western Nevada College, Human Resources Office within 30 calendar days from the effective date of employment. 


Academic degrees must have been awarded by regionally accredited institutions.


Employment is contingent on the completion of appropriate background verification, which may include criminal history, credit history, sex and violent offender registry, education verification, licensure, and employment history to be administered by the Western Nevada College Human Resources office.

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