California State University, Northridge, Mathematics

Position ID: 1501-ALG [#15163, 20-48]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Northridge, California 91330, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Algebra/Algebraic Topology
Application Deadline: 2020/01/02help popup finished (2019/11/08, finished 2020/07/05, listed until 2020/05/08)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

CSUN’s Commitment to You: 
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. As both an AANAPISI & HSI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution & Hispanic Serving Institution), CSUN welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community. For more information about the University, visit our website at: 

About the College: 
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About the Department: 
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The Department of Mathematics invites applications for one tenure track Assistant Professorship of Mathematics in the area of Algebra/Algebraic Topology, to commence on August 19, 2020. Candidates must demonstrate an ability and commitment to teaching, mentoring, and working with a diverse student population. The Department of Mathematics is interested in candidates with evidence of strong research in any area of algebra/algebraic topology, including but not limited to algebraic geometry, algebraic number theory, and representation theory. Candidates must have a PhD in Mathematics before August 19, 2020.  

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States. 

A successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research program, teach appropriate mathematics courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor and advise undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute to service in the department and at the university. The Department strives to continue to increase the research activity of its faculty and students, so faculty are expected to support this mission by seeking external funding for their research.  

The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she is housed for recommending tenure and promotion. 

Application Deadline:  
Screening of applications will begin on January 2, 2020. Full consideration will be given to candidates whose application is submitted by this time. However, the position will remain open until filled. As part of the screening procedure, application materials will be accessible to all tenured and tenure track faculty of the Department of Mathematics. 

Applicants must submit their application materials on-line via or by mail to the address below. Complete applications must include the following: 
• the AMS standard cover sheet; 
• a cover letter; 
• a current curriculum vitae; 
• a short description of current and future research; 
• a statement regarding the candidate’s experience teaching students in mathematics, including mentoring experience, if any, and the candidate’s ability to work with a diverse student population; and 
• at least three, but no more than five, letters of recommendation, of which at least one should substantially address the teaching effectiveness and experience of the candidate.  

In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates. 

Written Inquiries should be addressed to: 
Attn: Hiring Committee - Algebra 
Department of Mathematics 
California State University, Northridge 
18111 Nordhoff Street 
Northridge, CA 91330-8313 

General Information: 
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The person holding this position may be 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. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position. 

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Mathematics Department at (818) 677-2721.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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