Department of Mathematics, Texas State University-San Marcos

Position ID: 915-ASSTPROFSTATAPMATH [#7726, 2016-53]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Location: San Marcos, Texas 78666, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (posted 2015/09/23, finished 2016/03/22, listed until 2016/09/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics is seeking to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor in Mathematics with preference for specialization in Statistics, Applied Mathematics or a closely related field starting Fall 2016.

Position Description (responsibilities/duties) The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong commitment to high-quality research in their identified area of specialization. The candidate must also be dedicated to the teaching and mentoring of students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition the candidate must be actively engaged in service to the department, college, university and mathematical community.

Qualifications Required: 1. A doctorate in mathematics, statistics, or a closely related field. 2. A strong and sustained research record or potential in any area of mathematics. 3. Evidence of, or potential for, excellence in teaching. 4. A strong preparation in mathematics and an ability to contribute to departmental missions.

Preferred: An applicant whose specialization is statistics or applied Mathematics and applicants with high potential for research collaboration with current faculty.

Application Procedures A completed application will consist of an AMS Application Cover Sheet, cover letter, vita, all undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable for initial screening), summary statement of research, statement of teaching, and at least 3 letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching potential. All application materials should either be submitted through or sent to:

Faculty Hiring in Applied Mathematics, Texas State University Department of Mathematics 601 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 USA

Email: Phone: 512-245-2551 Fax: 512-245-3425

To ensure full consideration, all materials should arrive by November 15th, 2015. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Further information, including details of other positions available, can be found at

Texas State University is a doctoral-granting Emerging Research University located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor, the largest campus in The Texas State University System, and among the largest in the state. Texas State’s 36,739 students choose from 97 undergraduate and 88 master’s and 12 doctoral programs offered by ten colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, The Graduate College, and the University College). With a diverse campus community including 45% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 15 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation. In the fall of 2014, there were over 1,240 full-time faculty and nearly 2,000 full-time staff. Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support. For FY 2015, Texas State had an annual operating budget of $600 million. Texas State’s Research and Development expenditures for FY 2014 were more than $39 million. The Alkek Library has more than 2.4 million titles in its collection. Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at

Personnel Policies: Faculty are eligible for life, disability, health, and dental insurance programs. A variety of retirement plans are available depending on eligibility. Participation in a retirement plan is mandatory. The State contributes toward the health insurance programs and all retirement plans.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

The Community: San Marcos, a city of about 54,000 residents, is situated in the beautiful Central Texas Hill Country, 30 miles south of Austin and 48 miles north of San Antonio. Metropolitan attractions plus outdoor recreational opportunities makes the community an attractive place in which to live and work. Other major metropolitan areas, including Houston and Dallas-Ft. Worth, are within four hours. Round Rock, a city of 109,000 residents is located 15 miles north of Austin in the Central Texas hill country.

Some positions may require teaching on the main campus and at the Texas State University Round Rock Campus.

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Equal employment opportunities shall include: personnel transactions of recruitment, employment, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, and salary. Texas State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and senior administrative positions. Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Texas State University-San Marcos
Department of Mathematics
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666

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