San Diego State University, Mathematics

2805 23717Position ID: 2805-APCM [#23717]
Position Title: Assistant Professor: Computational Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: San Diego, California 92182, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: none (posted 2023/11/01)
Position Description:    

Assistant Professor: Computational Mathematics
Mathematics and Statistics

Location: San Diego, CA
Open Date: Oct 10, 2023

San Diego State University Department of Mathematics and Statistics seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in Computational Mathematics starting in Fall 2024.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related field and have demonstrated a strong record of independent research. Candidates should display proficiency in both Applied Mathematics and Computational Mathematics and show the potential and commitment to seek extramural funding. Candidates are expected to perform research in the development and implementation of computational and applied mathematics methods to real-life applications. The successful candidate will work closely with the members of the Nonlinear Dynamical Systems (NLDS) Group (, researchers affiliated with the Computational Science Research Center (CSRC;, and external collaborators in applications to compelling problems in science and engineering. Candidates will supervise PhD students in Computational Science jointly with UC Irvine, as well as MS students in mathematics. We are looking for individuals with a strong combination of applied mathematics and computing/numerical skills to work at the interface of real-world and state-of-the-art science and engineering problems.

We are seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. Candidates must satisfy three or more of the eight Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria. Candidates that meet BIE criteria: (a) are committed to engaging in service with underrepresented populations within the discipline, (b) have demonstrated knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty within the discipline, (c) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students, (d) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to integrating understanding of underrepresented populations and communities into research, (e) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to extending knowledge of opportunities and challenges in achieving artistic/scholarly success to members of an underrepresented group, (f) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to research that engages underrepresented communities, (g) have expertise or demonstrated commitment to developing expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration, and/or (h) have research interests that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education. Please indicate in the diversity statement how you meet at least three (3) of these criteria.

Application Instructions
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Application materials include: (1) A cover letter; (2) Curriculum Vita; (3) Three reference letters; (4) Research statement; (5) Teaching statement; and (6) Diversity statement. Applications should be submitted to

See for full posting. Application review will begin December 1, 2023, and the position will remain open until it is filled.

San Diego State University is the largest university in San Diego and the third largest in California. The highly diverse campus community has a student population of over 36,000 and approximately 5,849 faculty and staff. SDSU is included in the Carnegie Foundation’s Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity category. Established in 1897, SDSU offers bachelor degrees in 84 areas, masters in 76 and doctorates in 21. See for more information. SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all.

The minimum salary for this position is based on the current CSU salary schedule for Assistant Professors and may be revised based on contract collective bargaining. The anticipated salary range is from $94,000 to $97,000. Salary placement will be based on the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience, and salaries higher than the published maximums may be offered in limited circumstances. San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For benefits information, click here.

As part of its commitment to a safe and equitable "OneSDSU" community, SDSU requires that individuals seeking faculty employment provide at the time of application authorization to conduct background checks if they become a finalist for the position; applications without this authorization will be considered incomplete and not considered.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is 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.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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