University of Houston - Downtown, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 1666-APM [#17126, FAC001658]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Houston, Texas 77002, United States [map]
Application Deadline: none (posted 2021/01/04)
Position Description:    

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**CANDIDATES MUST APPLY VIA UHD JOBS WEBSITE. NO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED VIA MATHJOBS.** The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Mathematics. Preference will be given to candidates in the areas of Algebra, Analysis, Topology, Number Theory, and Combinatorics, but other areas of mathematics will also be considered. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and some graduate mathematics courses. In addition to teaching, the new faculty will be expected to conduct mathematical research, participate in departmental, university, and professional service, and mentor and supervise undergraduate students. Applicants must be committed to teaching excellence in a diverse student environment. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to develop independent research or pursue other scholarly interests.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Mathematics by the date of appointment or shortly after.

Preferred Qualifications: 1. Ph.D. in Mathematics with specialization in Algebra, Analysis, Topology, Number Theory, Set Theory, Combinatorics, or related area of mathematics. 2. Demonstrated research potential and active research agenda in mathematics. 3. Ability and willingness to teach undergraduate and graduate mathematics courses. 4. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

For full consideration, a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, statements of teaching and research interests, graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference should be submitted at Please include a teaching statement with your application that addresses teaching experience, philosophy, modern pedagogies used or explored, and a description of your past work or plans to equitably engage diverse students and develop inclusive classrooms and student communities. The University of Houston – Downtown values diversity, equity, and inclusion and is committed to hiring faculty who share these values. UHD is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) as well as a Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) with a high proportion of first-generation in college students. Evaluation of applicants will begin on January 10th, 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled. Inquiries can be addressed to the Search Committee at For more information about our department, please visit our website at

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