New Mexico State University, Mathematical Sciences

321 20957Position ID: NMSU-MATHCLST [#20957]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Active in Mathematics Education research and/or a strong interest in broadening participation in Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/01/20 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2022/10/04, finished 2023/07/22, listed until 2023/02/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at New Mexico State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment to be filled at the Assistant Professor rank beginning Fall, 2023. This position is part of a cohort of five tenure-track faculty across the university that will build on and expand NMSU’s existing strengths in STEM education research. Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics prior to Spring 2024 and will not only contribute to enhancing NMSU’s research profile, but who will also work to enhance success of students in STEM areas and contribute to increase diversity among the STEM workforce, ensuring equity and fostering inclusion. Expected duties include undergraduate teaching, sustained research, submission of competitive external funding proposals, and some university service.

Application materials must be submitted electronically by November 15, 2022. Emailed and paper copies cannot be accepted. For a more comprehensive description and to apply, visit:

In addition, applicants should also upload the following to Letter of interest, CV including list of publications, minimum of four letters of reference (at least one addressing teaching), teaching and research statements.

Required qualifications
  • A Ph.D. in Mathematics by Spring 2024
  • Active in Mathematics Education research and/or a strong interest in broadening participation in Mathematics
Preferred qualifications
  • Experience working with groups which are underrepresented in STEM and knowledge about challenges in broadening participation in STEM
  • A demonstrated commitment to students’ success
  • Experience with grant writing
  • Understanding of the mission of a land grant, Minority Serving and Hispanic Serving institution
Application Materials:

The following materials are required for the application:
  • A cover letter; the letter should, among the other things, indicate the specific cluster area(s) of interest (Computer Science, Mathematics, …)
  • A complete Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three references
  • A Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • A Statement of Contributions to Equity, Inclusion and Diversity
  • A statement of research interests
NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

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:
email address
New Mexico State University
Mathematical Sciences
PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003