Employment

Part Time Instructors

The department hires part-time faculty to teach math, math education and developmental math classes. The department maintains an ongoing applicant pool for lecturers. The department also often needs experienced high school teachers for student teacher supervision. Though applications are accepted at any time, it is best to apply for a teaching position during the first month of the semester before you would like to start teaching.


Send a cover letter of interest, resume with 3 references, transcript and 3 letters of recommendation to:

San Jose State University
Department of Mathematics
One Washington Square, MH 308
San Jose, CA 95192-0103

If you are hired, an updated transcript and 3 letters of recommendation may be required.

Student Employment

During the academic year the department hires graders, lab monitors, office assistants, tutors and workshop facilitators based on the current budget allocation. We look to employ responsible, courteous students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students interested in grading or tutoring must have earned a grade of B or better in the course they would like to be assigned. To apply for one of these positions prospective students should download the corresponding Application(s).

Other Student Positions

Jobs and internships at local companies are also available for students while they attend San Jose State. Contact the SJSU Career Center for help in looking for an internship.

Peer Advisors, Peer Mentors, and Peer Tutors are also hired every semester at Peer Connections.