Chapman University

Position ID: 1901-F20MATHTT [#14657]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Orange, California 92866, United States
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/11/08 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/30, finished 2020/05/10)
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Job Title
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Tenure-Track

Schmid College of Science and Technology

Faculty, Full-time, Tenure Track

General Information
Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University seeks applicants for a tenure-track, full-time Assistant Professor of Mathematics, beginning August 2020.

Chapman University is a nationally ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The university achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Schmid College of Science and Technology Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty.

Schmid College of Science and Technology (SCST) embodies Chapman’s mission of providing students with personalized educational experiences by fostering an outstanding community of teacher-scholars across a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Schmid College has a new 140,000 ft2 home, the Keck Center for Science and Engineering. More information about the Schmid College of Science and Technology is available at

Mathematics offers a B.S. degree in Mathematics as well as a joint B.S. degree in Mathematics (from Chapman University) and Civil Engineering (from the University of California, Irvine). The Mathematics faculty also provides instruction for the Chapman University General Education program and for other degree programs at the University. The Mathematics Faculty has an extremely active and successful research agenda and shows its commitment to research through its two Research Centers of Excellence ( and the McGaw Professorship in Mathematics.

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at

Requirements include a Ph.D. in Mathematics and evidence of strong commitment and demonstrated record of excellence in both research and teaching. We will consider all areas of Mathematics that complement our existing research areas.

Duties include research, teaching in the Mathematics curriculum, and providing service to the College and to the University.

Tenure track faculty are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their research/scholarly activity, teaching and service.

Contact Information
Candidates should submit application materials electronically at the following link:

  • Chapman University Faculty Employment Application
  • Cover Letter that clearly articulates how the candidate envisions contributing to the research, educational, and diversity and inclusion missions of Chapman University
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research 
  • Three or more reference letters (one addressing teaching skills)
Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Mihaela B. Vajiac, Search Chair, at Please use "Mathematics Search" as the email subject line. 

Application review will begin November 1st, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. To guarantee full consideration, the application should be received by November 8th, 2019 (letters of reference may arrive by November 15th 2019). 

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Chapman University offers a relocation expense reimbursement package as well as a first-time Orange County homebuyer assistance program. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. This position is subject to final budget approval.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. 

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