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Texas State University

Department of Mathematics

 

Assistant Professor in Mathematics

Position #2016-52
Department of Mathematics
Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas

The Department of Mathematics is seeking to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor in Mathematics starting Fall 2016.

Position Description (responsibilities/duties)

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong commitment to high-quality research in their identified area of specialization. The candidate must also be dedicated to the teaching and mentoring of students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition the candidate must be actively engaged in service to the department, college, university and mathematical community.

Qualifications

Required:

1.  A doctorate in mathematics.

2.  A strong and sustained research record or potential in any area of mathematics.

3.  Evidence of, or potential for, excellence in teaching.

4.  A strong preparation in mathematics, and the ability to contribute to departmental missions.

Preferred:

Applicants with high potential for research collaboration with current faculty.

Application Procedures

A completed application will consist of an AMS Application Cover Sheet, cover letter, vita, all undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable for initial screening), summary statement of research, statement of teaching, and at least 3 letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching potential. All application materials should either be submitted through mathjobs.org or sent to:

Faculty Hiring in Mathematics
Texas State University
Department of Mathematics
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666   USA
Email: math@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-2551
Fax: 512-245-3425

To ensure full consideration, all materials should arrive by November 15th, 2015. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Further information, including details of other positions available, can be found at http://www.math.txstate.edu/hiring.


Mathematics Education at a rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor

Position #2016-51
Department of Mathematics
Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas

The Department of Mathematics is seeking to hire 2 positions in Mathematics Education at a rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor starting Fall 2016.

Position Description (responsibilities/duties)

Successful applicants are expected to establish or continue a strong record of publication and scholarship, to pursue external funding as well as to actively engage in both individual and collaborative grant activities, to collaborate in PreK-12 school-based or collegiate level professional development research activities, and to provide service and leadership to the Department, College, University, and mathematics education community. Graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring assignments are dependent on the background of the individual and the needs of the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on University and Department established standards.

Qualifications

Required:

1. Doctorate specializing in mathematics education or a STEM field with a strong interest in mathematics education research.

2. Strong preparation in mathematics.

3. Strong evidence of or potential for high quality research in mathematics education commensurate with rank.

4. Evidence of or potential for success in obtaining external funding.

5. Evidence of effective teaching anywhere within the PK-20 range.

6.  The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on University and Department established standards.

Preferred:

1. Experience with mathematics outreach programs.

2. Experience working with pre-service or in-service mathematics teachers.

3. Experience with teaching that incorporates innovative teaching pedagogies or tools.

4. A record of sustained programs of research.

5. Experience with directing doctoral dissertations.

Application Procedures

To be considered, send the following: cover letter, AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts allowed for initial screening but official transcripts required for final hiring), statement of research agenda, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. All application materials should either be submitted through mathjobs.org or sent to:

Recruitment Committee Chair: Math Ed
Department of Mathematics
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666   USA
Email: math@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-2551
Fax: 512-245-3425

To ensure full consideration, all materials should arrive by November 15, 2015. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Further information, including details of other positions available, can be found at http://www.math.txstate.edu/hiring.


Assistant Professor in Mathematics

Position #2016-53
Department of Mathematics
Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas

The Department of Mathematics is seeking to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor in Mathematics with preference for specialization in Statistics, Applied Mathematics or a closely related field starting Fall 2016.

Position Description (responsibilities/duties)

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong commitment to high-quality research in their identified area of specialization. The candidate must also be dedicated to the teaching and mentoring of students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition the candidate must be actively engaged in service to the department, college, university and mathematical community.

Qualifications

Required:

1.  A doctorate in mathematics, statistics, or a closely related field.

2. A strong and sustained research record or potential in any area of mathematics.

3. Evidence of, or potential for, excellence in teaching.

4. A strong preparation in mathematics and an ability to contribute to departmental missions.

Preferred: An applicant whose specialization is statistics or applied Mathematics and applicants with high potential for research collaboration with current faculty.

Application Procedures

A completed application will consist of an AMS Application Cover Sheet, cover letter, vita, all undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable for initial screening), summary statement of research, statement of teaching, and at least 3 letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching potential. All application materials should either be submitted through mathjobs.org or sent to:

Faculty Hiring in Applied Mathematics,
Texas State University
Department of Mathematics
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666   USA
Email: math@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-2551
Fax: 512-245-3425

To ensure full consideration, all materials should arrive by November 15th, 2015. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Further information, including details of other positions available, can be found at http://www.math.txstate.edu/hiring.


Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education

Position #2016-56
Department of Mathematics
Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas

The Department of Mathematics is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education.

Position Description (responsibilities/duties)

Successful applicants are expected to establish a strong record of publication and scholarship, to pursue external funding as well as to actively engage in both individual and collaborative grant activities, to collaborate in PreK-12 school-based or collegiate level professional development research activities, and to provide service and leadership to the Department, College, University, and math education community. Graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring assignments are dependent on the background of the individual and the needs of the Department.

Qualifications

Required:

1. Doctorate specializing in mathematics education or STEM field with a strong interest in mathematics education research.

2. Strong preparation in mathematics.

3. Strong potential for high quality research in mathematics education.

4. Potential for success in obtaining external funding.

5. Evidence of effective teaching anywhere within the PK-20 range.

Preferred:

1. Experience with mathematics outreach programs.

2. Experience working with pre-service or in-service mathematics teachers.

3. Experience with teaching that incorporates innovative teaching pedagogies or tools.

Application Procedures

To be considered, send the following: cover letter, AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts allowed for initial screening but official transcripts required for final hiring), statement of research agenda, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. All application materials should either be submitted through mathjobs.org or sent to:

Recruitment Committee Chair: Math Ed
Department of Mathematics
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666   USA
Email: math@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-2551
Fax: 512-245-3425

To ensure full consideration, all materials should arrive by November 15, 2015. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Further information, including details of other positions available, can be found at http://www.math.txstate.edu/hiring.


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 in the state.  Texas State’s 36,739 students choose from 97 undergraduate and 88 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 the University College).  With a diverse campus community including 45% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 15 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In the fall of 2014, there were over 1,240 full-time faculty and nearly 2,000 full-time staff.  Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support.  For FY 2015, Texas State had an annual operating budget of $600 million. Texas State’s Research and Development expenditures for FY 2014 were more than $39 million.  The Alkek Library has more than 2.4 million titles in its collection.  Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at http://www.txstate.edu.

Personnel Policies:

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

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

 

The Community:

San Marcos, a city of about 54,000 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 109,000 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 Texas State University Round Rock Campus.

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.   Equal employment opportunities shall include: personnel transactions of recruitment, employment, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, and salary. Texas State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and senior administrative positions. Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.


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
http://facultyrecords.provost.txstate.edu/faculty-employment.

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.