Department of Mathematics, California State University, East Bay

Position ID: CSUEB-ASSISTPROF [#12836]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Hayward, California 94542, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2019/08/19
Application Deadline: 2018/11/15 (posted 2018/10/12, listed until 2019/04/12)
Position Description:    

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, a diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. The ten major buildings of the Hayward Hills campus, on 342 acres, contain over 150 classrooms and teaching laboratories, over 177 specialized instructional rooms, numerous computer labs and a library, which contains a collection of over one million items. The University also has campuses in Concord and Oakland, as well as Online. With an enrollment of over 15,000 students and approximately 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges: Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences; Business and Economics; Education and Allied Studies; and Science. The University offers bachelor's degrees in 47 fields, minors in 51 fields, master's degrees in 33 fields, 9 credentials programs, 12 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program. http://www20.csueastbay.edu/

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Mathematics has 8 full-time tenure line faculty members, with a wide range of backgrounds and interests. The faculty is committed to teaching its undergraduate and Master’s level students. The Department offers more than 35 undergraduate mathematics courses, and about 15 graduate courses. Classes are offered both in day and evening. Classes are generally small, with many opportunities for faculty-student contact.

It offers a B.S. in mathematics, with a pathway for future high school and middle school math teachers, a minor, and a graduate degree program (M.S.). There are approximately 80 undergraduate math majors, and about 50 in the M.S. program. Many M.S. students aim for teaching positions in community colleges, and a few continue on to Ph.D. programs.

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord and Online campuses, with classes meeting both day and evening. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, sustain a research program, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.

The department seeks a tenure track faculty member to help meet the goals of the CSU GI 2025 Graduation Initiative: www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/why-the-csu-matters/graduation-initiative-2025 The duties outlined below reflect these priorities.

The applicant will
1. Teach one upper division or graduate course per semester. The remainder of instructional responsibilities will be at the lower division level in support of GI2025 goals for all students, especially those seeking STEM and Business focused degrees.
2. Engage in coordination of multi-section service courses and instructor and Teaching Associate training efforts.
3. Focus their scholarly activities in the design and effective implementation of innovative practices in gateway/service math classes with a focus on student success.
4. Model good pedagogy by using a variety of innovative and proven pedagogical approaches which enhance student success in service and gateway mathematics courses.

RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester, 2019

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Must have a PhD in Mathematics by the time of appointment.

2. Instructional and scholarly focus, with evidence of past work, on student success in lower division mathematics and programs designed to support student success is required. This focus will be aligned with the CSU Graduation Initiative (GI 2025).

3. Evidence of successful and innovative teaching experience at the University level is required.

Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018

To apply, you must submit materials to two locations:

MathJobs.org 
1. A cover letter, requesting to be considered for the position. This letter should highlight your instructional and scholarly focus on student success in lower division mathematics.
2. A complete and current vita.
3. A diversity statement that addresses how you engage a diverse student population in your teaching, research, mentoring, and/or advising.
4. Evidence of excellence in teaching, such as student evaluations.
5. A list of undergraduate and graduate math courses taken.
6. Three letters of recommendation: (i) one regarding your teaching experience, (ii) one that focuses on your activities/pedagogy related to student success, (iii) one regarding your dissertation research.
7. A statement of teaching philosophy.
8 A statement of research plans.

A subset of the above materials must also be submitted to the following website.
CSU InterFolio website http://apply.interfolio.com/55631
1. A cover letter, requesting to be considered for the position. This letter should highlight your instructional and scholarly focus on student success in lower division mathematics.
2. A complete and current vita.
3. A diversity statement that addresses how you engage a diverse student population in their teaching, research, mentoring, and/or advising.

Your application will not be considered complete until you post on both the CSU East Bay Interfolio website and MathJobs.org.

Questions concerning your application should be addressed to math@CSUEastBay.edu

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
http://www.csueastbay.edu/math/
510-885-3434
 
CSU East Bay
Mathematics Department
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
Hayward, CA 94542

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