San Diego State University, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 875-AP2 [#10636]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: San Diego, California 92182, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computational Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2017/11/01help popup finished (2017/09/01, finished 2018/03/14)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at SDSU has an open position in Computational Mathematics at the assistant professor level. Applicants must hold (i) a PhD in Applied or Computational Mathematics or a closely related field and (ii) a demonstrated strong record of independent research. The successful candidate is expected to perform research in the development and implementation of computational and applied mathematics methods to real-life applications. Research experience in multiscale algorithms developed at various scales (i.e. continuum, mesoscale, microscale, etc.) would be advantageous. The successful candidate will work closely with the members of the Nonlinear Dynamical Systems (NLDS) Group (, researchers affiliated with the Computational Science Research Center (CSRC;, and external collaborators in applications to compelling problems in science and engineering. We are looking at individuals with strong combination of applied mathematics and computing skills to work at the interface of realistic and state-of-the-art science and engineering problems.

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

This position may also be eligible for the SDSU Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) hiring program that creates additional faculty lines for candidates who meet two or more of the criteria listed in To be considered for one of these additional BIE hires, candidates should identify in their letter of application how they meet two or more of the criteria.

Applicants should apply via Interfolio at Review of applications will begin November 1st, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications are not guaranteed full consideration. Please direct any questions to the Search Committee Chair, Ricardo Carretero at The appointment will start in Fall 2018.

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 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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Contact: Ricardo Carretero
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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA 92182-7720
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