Sam Houston State University, Mathematics and Statistics

675 17440Position ID: SHSU-VAPM [#17440, #26591]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Huntsville, Texas 77341, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/04/21 11:59PMhelp popup (offers accepted posted 2021/03/10, listed until 2021/09/10)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Sam Houston State University seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position, 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. The position carries a standard teaching load of 24 credit hours per year, made up of 3 and 4 credit hour courses in the Fall and Spring semester. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applicants from all areas of mathematics are encouraged to apply. 

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 28 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 April 20, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Submit, through our posting on, as well as our required internal site
  • 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. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Search Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Sam Houston State University
Hunstville, TX 77341-2206

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