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Mathematics – Teaching Associates Pool

Apply now Job no: 536076
Work type: Teaching Associate
Location: Fullerton
Categories: Unit 11 - UAW - California Alliance of Academic Student Workers, Temporary, Part Time, Student Services

Department of Mathematics
Teaching Associates


The Department of Mathematics at CSU Fullerton invites applications for its Teaching Associates Pool.

We welcome applications from current CSUF graduate students in the Mathematics department to teach in the following subject areas:  

  • Math 110 – Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students
  • Math 115 – College Algebra
  • Math 120 – Elementary Statistics
  • Math 125 – Precalculus
  • Math 130 – Calculus for the Natural Sciences
  • Math 135 – Business Calculus
  • Math 150A – Calculus I
  • Math 150B – Calculus II
  • Math 170A – Mathematical Structures I
  • Math 170B – Mathematical Structures II
  • Math 250A – Calculus III
  • Math 250B – Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
  • Math 338 – Statistics Applied to Natural Sciences

A Teaching Associate (TA) is a CSUF graduate student who is appointed part-time, usually to teach credit-bearing courses.  Responsibility for a course will be vested in the TA under the direct supervision of an appropriate faculty member.  Teaching assignments may include multi-section coordinated courses, in which instructors must abide by all coordinated course policies, including the conditions contained in the general syllabi. 

Duties may include the following:

  • Providing classroom instruction
  • Preparing course materials and administering assignments to students
  • Administering examinations, grading student work and otherwise assessing student performance, and determining course grades
  • Holding scheduled office hours
  • Meeting the expectations of TAs for the specific course, as established by the Department and supervising faculty member
  • Participation in all training and support sessions related to teaching as provided by the Department of Mathematics, including MAED 542*, Teaching Mathematics at the College Level.  This course will deepen participants’ knowledge of teaching mathematics at the college level

            *Required of new hires only, unless otherwise specified

Interview Process
The interview will include a brief presentation (approximately 15 minutes) on a topic that will be provided from intermediate or college algebra.  The successful Teaching Associate application and interview will show strong evidence of:

  • Mathematical content knowledge
  • Spoken English communication skills
  • Written English communication skills
  • Professional presentation and demeanor

This is a pool of Teaching Associates for the department to draw on as necessary.



  • Currently enrolled in or admitted to the Mathematics Master’s degree program.  (Students enrolled in credential programs are not eligible for this position.)  Prerequisites (Conditional Admission) must be completed before the start of the fall semester.
  • Completion of the requirements for a bachelor’s degree
  • Candidates should demonstrate their ability to interact and work effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students, including first-generation college students
  • Enrolled in 6 units of graduate coursework, exclusive of MATH 599 and MAED 542, for the entire semester in which you are teaching.
  • Able to interview in July and attend two-day training meeting the week prior to the start of the fall semester.
  • Able to work in the US.  International students who are just entering the country for the first time in late August and do not have a Social Security number should plan on waiting until the following fall for employment. 


  • Knowledge of the subject matter of the course(s) to which the individual is assigned
  • Ability to instruct and evaluate students effectively
  • For the initial appointment, evidence of satisfactory achievement in previous academic work (transcripts and/or letters of recommendation)


A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. Please provide the following materials as it relates to your application requirements:

  • A letter of interest highlighting experience in or potential for teaching
  • A current resume (Curriculum Vitae)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation highlighting experience in or potential for teaching.  Letters must be signed and on professional letterhead stationery.
  • Undergraduate degree transcript(s).  They may be unofficial.
  • If you have already been admitted and are enrolled in one of the graduate programs please include your CWID on your resume.

Applications will be reviewed as needed. Please direct all questions about the position to: Renee Bennett, Department Coordinator, at rbennett@fullerton.edu.  


All Teaching Associate appointments are made under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the CSU system and the United Auto Workers.  Teaching Associates are usually assigned 3-4 units per semester. Initial appointments are for one semester only. 

Classification Range: $2,943 to $6,891 per month
Anticipated hiring range, depending on qualifications, not to exceed $5,200

The full-time monthly base salaries indicated above are prorated to the number of units worked and are paid in six monthly payments for each full semester. For a three-unit assignment, typical starting compensation ranges from  $750 to $1,050 per month.

For a description of potential benefits, go to  https://hr.fullerton.edu/total-wellness/benefits/


The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.



This offer maybe contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or if information was knowingly withheld or falsified.

Please note, that continued employment is contingent upon your successful completion of a background screening as required under CSU policy. Teaching Associates rehired at CSUF after a break in service of 12 or more months who have not had a CSUF background check within the past 12 months will be subject to a new background check; rehire is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of the new background check.


In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and requires hiring employees to perform CSU related work within the State of California.


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