Sam Houston State University, Mathematics and Statistics

675 15162Position ID: SHSU-VAP1 [#15162]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Huntsville, Texas 77341, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/04/01help popup (posted 2019/11/08, listed until 2020/04/08)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Mathematics and Statistics, Sam Houston State University has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Sam Houston State University seeks applications for two (2) Visiting Assistant Professor positions for the 2020 – 2021 academic year. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or closely related field, a strong commitment to quality teaching, and be active in research. The position carries a standard teaching load of 18 credit hours per year, made up of 3 and 4 credit hour courses. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applicants from all areas of mathematics are encouraged to apply. The appointment may be considered for renewal for up to three years total, subject to approval by the department faculty. Sam Houston State University is a comprehensive public institution of higher education located in historic Huntsville, 60 miles north of Houston. The university has an enrollment of approximately 20,000 students. SHSU is classified as a “Doctoral Research University” by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. In each of the last six years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has named the university a “Great College to Work For.” The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has 30 tenured or tenure track faculty positions in mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics. The BA, BS, MA, & MS degrees are offered in Mathematics. In addition, the MA degree is offered in Mathematics Education. The MS degree is offered in Statistics, along with Statistics minors at both the undergraduate & graduate levels. The Department is actively involved in undergraduate research. For more information about the mathematics department or positions visit The review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Submit, through our posting on, an AMS cover sheet, a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and at least three letters of reference, at least two of which address the candidate's research potential and at least one of which addresses the candidate's teaching. You may also submit application materials through Please direct any questions to Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

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Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville TX 77341

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