Professor of Mathematics

Highlands College seeks qualified candidates to teach MATH 103: Topics in Mathematics. The position is open to candidates of all ranks.

Highlands College offers rank advancement. Faculty rank is determined when hired based on credentials and teaching experience. All full-time faculty are employees (non-contract) with a normal teaching load of 24 to 32 credit hours per academic year or as needed to meet program needs. There is no research requirement.

Faculty are professional educators responsible for fulfilling the organizational mission, vision, values, strategic plan, and educational philosophy, with a primary goal of providing a quality education for all students attending Highlands College. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of leader, teacher, adviser, mentor, and facilitator of learning. The faculty at Highlands College is committed to ensuring every student receives
an extraordinary education in an inspiring learning environment.

Highlands College pays 100% of the following benefits for faculty:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental insurance (family coverage)
  • Group hospital indemnity insurance (family coverage)
  • Vision insurance through EyeMed Vision (family coverage)
  • Short-term disability policy
  • Long-term disability policy
  • Life insurance
  • Unlimited access to the HC Student Center (fitness/gym)
  • Generous paid vacation and sick leave

The following optional benefits are also available to faculty:

  • Educational Assistance (tuition reimbursement % based on faculty rank)
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • 403(b) retirement account through GuideStone Financial Resources
  • Supplemental life insurance (family coverage)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide face-to-face instruction.
  • Develop curricula and deliver course material.
  • Foster a culture of academic excellence.
  • Support the educational purposes and objectives of the College.
  • Commit to ongoing personal and professional development.
  • Participate in shared faculty responsibilities, including serving on committees and attending faculty meetings, chapel services, commencement, and other events.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in mathematics from an accredited institution. Alternatively, a completed master’s degree not in the field plus 18 graduate hours in the course content area would be considered.
  • Passion for biblical higher education
  • Familiarity with Learning Management Systems
  • Excellent presentation, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well with faculty, staff, and students with diverse perspectives
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Compatibility with the institution’s Christian vision and mission
  • Affirmation of the College Statement of Faith
  • Willingness to attend and participate in the mission and ministry of Church of the Highlands

Preferred Qualifications*

  • Doctorate in mathematics
  • Experience teaching at the collegiate level
  • A demonstrated history of pedagogical excellence
  • Familiarity with Blackboard Learn Ultra

Application review will continue until the position is filled.

*Preference will be given to candidates with a doctorate, candidates who have experience teaching mathematics at the collegiate level, and candidates with evidence of continued professional development.