University of San Diego, Mathematics

1469 10347Position ID: USD-AP [#10347]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: San Diego, California 92110, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2018/09/01
Application Deadline: 2017/11/15help popup finished (2017/06/11, finished 2018/05/27)
Position Description:    

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Job Description

University of San Diego, an independent Catholic University, seeks applicants for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in the Department of Mathematics to begin September 2018. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics, or statistics completed by the date of appointment. The standard teaching load is an average of 3 three-hour undergraduate courses per semester, with the potential for a reduction from internal or external research grants. Faculty members are expected to have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, maintain active scholarly pursuits, and engage in service to the university and the mathematics community.

University of San Diego, an Equal Opportunity Employer, an NSF ADVANCE institution, and a Changemaker Campus, is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The Department of Mathematics has a commitment to creating a welcoming environment to all.

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  • A Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics, or statistics, completed by the date of appointment.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
  • Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. Candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials through Evaluations of applications will begin on November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

  • A cover letter, including an explanation of what draws you to teach at a liberal arts school like the University of San Diego.
  • A current Curriculum Vitae.
  • Three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address teaching.
  • A teaching statement, including experience and interest in mentoring undergraduate students.
  • A research statement.

We will be conducting interviews at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego, January 10-13, 2018.

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

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

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