Sam Houston State University, Mathematics and Statistics

675 16498Position ID: SHSU-AP [#16498]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Huntsville, Texas 77341, United States [map]
Subject Area: Analysis and Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/11/06 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/10/14, listed until 2021/04/14)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Sam Houston State University seeks applications to fill two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions, beginning in the 2021 – 2022 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. In particular, we seek applicants in the fields of analysis or applied mathematics and whose research complements our current faculty interests in these areas. The position carries a standard teaching load of three courses each Fall and Spring semester. Other responsibilities include research in the field of mathematics, advising students, and service to the department, college and university. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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. The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education classifies SHSU as a “Doctoral Research University.” 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 29 tenured or tenure-track faculty in mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics. The BA, BS, and 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 the undergraduate level. The department is actively involved in undergraduate research and developing innovative teaching methods that encourage students to be more actively engaged in the study of mathematics. For more information about the department, visit our website:

The review of candidates will begin on November 9, 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled. Submit, through our posting on (, as well as, an AMS cover sheet, a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, a list of publications 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. 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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Further Info:
Search Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Sam Houston State University
Hunstville, TX 77341-2206

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