San Francisco State University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 693-TTAPPLDMATH [#9090, 8.16]
Position Title: Tenure-track in Applied Mathematics 8.16
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: San Francisco, California 94132, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2016/12/04help popup finished (2016/09/01, finished 2017/06/11, listed until 2017/09/01)
Position Description:    

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

Position Announcement

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics, tenure-track.

Brief Description: The Department of Mathematics at San Francisco State University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position with a specialization in Applied Mathematics, beginning August 2017. The said Department has 19 tenured and 5 tenure-track faculty members dedicated to an outstanding environment for professional achievement and education. Mathematics faculty members at San Francisco State University are expected to engage in research and related professional activities, teach advanced level and lower division classes, and perform service for the Department and the University.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates for this position are expected to engage in outstanding original research and scholarly activities in Applied Mathematics, seek external funding, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, mentor and advise students, supervise student research in areas related to Applied Mathematics, and perform service for the Department and the University. A detailed position description is available at

Required Qualifications: Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics, a strong background in Applied Mathematics, and the ability to teach all advanced level and lower division classes in mathematics, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

For the Assistant Professor rank, there must be strong evidence of professional accomplishment in Applied Mathematics, together with either proven success in securing external funding or exceptional promise in doing so. Candidates for the Associate Professor rank must have an established record of research leadership in Applied Mathematics, and a track-record of continual success in securing external funding as PI.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in research in Applied Mathematics, and closely related fields; track record of funded or highly fundable grant proposals; exemplary track record in teaching; evidence of inclusion of students in research; evidence of fruitful collaboration with researchers and practitioners in Applied Mathematics, and related fields; ability to cultivate and maintain collegial working relationships; experience in multicultural settings.

Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, both tenure-track. Salary commensurate with experience, accomplishment, and research leadership potential/record. The CSU provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Date Position to be Filled: 2017 Fall.

Application Deadline: 4 December 2016.

Information about the University: San Francisco State University is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. SFSU faculty are expected to be effective teachers and demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, scholarship, and/or creative work.

Affirmative Action: San Francisco State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We welcome applicants of all ethnic, racial and gender identities, sexual orientations as well as people with disabilities. We particularly encourage those who may be from historically underrepresented groups.

Additional information: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily 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.

Application Process: All application materials (including letters of recommendation) must be submitted electronically through It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that her/his dossier is complete at by 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time of Sunday 4 December 2016.

Submit the following seven items: a cover letter, the AMS cover sheet, a curriculum vitae (that includes educational, employment, publication, and funding histories), a research plan, a statement of teaching philosophy, the publication list, and the list of external funding secured; the last two items are intended to duplicate parts of the CV.

In addition to those seven items, the following letters of recommendation are required: Arrange for at least three signed letters of recommendation about the applicant’s research, together with one signed letter of recommendation about the applicant’s teaching, dated no earlier than 2016, to be uploaded to Questions may be addressed by email ( to David Bao, Chair, Hiring Committee and Department of Mathematics.

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:
1600 Holloway Avenue
Thornton Hall 937
San Francisco, CA 94132

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