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Position Announcement

Texas State University

Department of Mathematics


The Department of Mathematics at Texas State University has openings for multiple lecturer positions to begin Fall 2015. 

These are 1-year positions with the possibility of renewal subject to performance review.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach four courses each semester.  At least a Master’s degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education or a closely related field is required; however, a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Mathematics Education is preferred.  Candidates whose degree is in a closely related field must meet SACS accreditation standards to teach in a mathematics department.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. 

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of your teaching philosophy, transcripts from all degree granting institutions, and at least 3 letters of recommendation addressing teaching ability. Applications should be filed through Mathjobs.org or by email at mathoffice@txstate.edu.

To ensure full consideration, all materials should arrive by June 1, 2015. However, we shall continue to accept applications until the positions are filled and we expect them to fill quickly. 

Texas State University-San Marcos

Texas State University is a doctoral-granting Emerging Research University located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor, the largest campus in the Texas State University System, and among the largest universities in the state. With a diverse campus community and student body, Texas State ranks among the top 20 universities in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanic students. International students on the Texas State campus come from 72 different countries, while many domestic students participate in study abroad and faculty-led programs as well as international internships. Texas State's 35,000 students choose from 97 undergraduate, 86 master's, and 12 doctoral programs offered by ten colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, the Graduate College, and University College). With over 1,050 full-time faculty and over 2,000 full-time staff also conducting research and creative activities, the university attracts growing external support. Texas State has an annual operating budget of $495 million and research expenditures of more than $37 million. The Alkek Library has more than 2.3 million titles in its collection. Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at http://www.txstate.edu.
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Faculty are eligible for life, disability, health, and dental insurance programs.  A variety of retirement plans are available depending on eligibility.  Participation in a retirement plan is mandatory.  The State contributes toward the health insurance programs and all retirement plans.  http://www.humanresources.txstate.edu/benefits.htm

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check.

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Equal employment opportunities shall include: personnel transaction of recruitment, employment, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, and salary.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

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The Community:
San Marcos, a city of about 45,000 residents, is situated in the beautiful Central Texas Hill Country, 30 miles south of Austin and 48 miles north of San Antonio.  Metropolitan attractions plus outdoor recreational opportunities makes the community an attractive place in which to live and work.  Other major metropolitan areas, including Houston and Dallas-Ft. Worth, are within four hours.  Round Rock, a city of 99,887 residents is located 15 miles north of Austin in the Central Texas hill country.
Some positions may require teaching on the main campus and at the Round Rock Higher Education Center.

Dean, College of Science and Engineering
Texas State University

Texas State University invites applications for the position of Dean of the College of Science and Engineering. The College is comprised of eight academic units: the Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Technology, Mathematics, and Physics; the Ingram School of Engineering; and the Program in Materials Science, Engineering and Commercialization. Qualifications include an earned doctoral degree, a record of academic accomplishments sufficient for a tenured appointment at the rank of professor, and university administrative experience.

Full details, including required applications procedures, are available at

Texas State, in accordance with applicable federal and state law and institutional values, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or veterans’ status. Pursuant to university policy, this policy also prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.