Mathematics & Statistics, California State University, Chico

Position ID: 1414-PUREAPPLIED [#10765]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor Position in Pure or Applied Mathematics
Position Location: Chico, California 95929, United States [map]
Subject Area: Pure or Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2017/11/01 (posted 2017/09/16, listed until 2018/03/16)
Position Description:    

The Position: The Department of Mathematics & Statistics is searching for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor to start August, 2018. California State University, Chico is seeking faculty who are competent in their field, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success. Position is contingent on funding.

Minimum Qualifications: The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a Ph.D. in an area of pure or applied mathematics. ABD’s will be considered, however, all requirements for conferral of the doctorate must be completed prior to August 2018. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of: successful university-level teaching experience in mathematics, including the ability or willingness to teach upper-division classes; success or potential for conducting scholarly research or grant development; and a strong interest in working with undergraduates.

Preferred Qualifications: We prefer candidates who have: postdoctoral experience or an established research program and whose research interests complement those of our faculty; demonstrated success or potential to contribute to our undergraduate research program; or experience with curriculum development.

Responsibilities: This position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching (GE and Major courses), scholarship (research and grants) and service (student advising; department, college and university committees). Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department. The normal teaching load for full-time faculty is 12 semester units, which translates into 3-4 courses per semester (3/3 teaching is possible). New hires enjoy a reduced teaching load for the first two years (subject to funding).

Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.

The Department: The Department of Mathematics and Statistics consists of 18 full time faculty (the majority hired since 2013), 17 full time equivalent lecturers, and 200 math majors. We offer 4 options in the bachelor’s degree: General Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics Education, and Statistics. We place a high priority on quality teaching and engagement with students, both in and outside the classroom, and we also require and value research and service. We have a highly successful history of supporting undergraduate research through mentoring and with external grants that have led to outstanding outcomes in student-authored publications and presentations of their work. CSU, Chico is a recently designated Hispanic Serving Institution. For more information about our department and college, please visit the following web sites: http://www.csuchico.edu/math/ and http://www.csuchico.edu/nsci/.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

How to Apply: All applicants must complete the Application for Academic Employment Form, which is available on-line at http://www.csuchico.edu/faaf/documents/Unit%203%2520Empl%20Application.pdf to be submitted with a cover letter addressing your professional goals and your qualifications or experiences as they relate to the required and preferred responsibilities of this position. In addition, include curriculum vitae, complete graduate transcripts, teaching statement, research statement and three letters of recommendation, including at least one addressing teaching effectiveness. Submit applications electronically to Mathjobs at: www.mathjobs.org

Job-related questions should be directed to: Daniel Vallieres, Search Committee Chair, dvallieres@csuchico.edu


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