Employment

Department of Mathematics
Fall 2016 position

Position Description (responsibilities/duties)

The Department of Mathematics is seeking to fill a tenure-track position, to commence in the Fall semester of 2016, via an internal hiring process. 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: Requirements for this position are a doctorate in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or a closely related field, current standing as a Senior Lecturer within the Department, a sustained record of research publications in high quality journals, evidence of excellence in teaching, a strong preparation in mathematics and an ability to contribute to departmental missions.

 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 to:

Faculty Hiring,

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 5:00p.m. on Monday, May 9, 2016.

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.


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 2016. 

These are 1-year positions with the possibility of renewal subject to performance review and departmental needs.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach four courses each semester.  A Master’s degree or higher 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 May 1, 2016. However, we shall continue to accept applications until the positions are filled. 

Texas State University will not discriminate against any person in employment or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veterans’ status, or on the basis of sexual orientation.  Equal employment opportunities shall include: personnel transaction 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. 

The Department of Mathematics regularly hires Lecturers to meet teaching needs. These positions are teaching focused, with a teaching load of 4 courses per semester. As lecturer positions become available, they will be announced here and on MathJobs. Applications for lecturer positions are accepted at any time and kept on file until a position opens. To apply, please send materials to:

Lecturer Position
Department of Mathematics
601 University Dr.
Texas State University
San Marcos, TX, 78666

Or

Electronic applications: email to math@txstate.edu or submit through MathJobs if a position has been announced.

A completed application consists of: a curriculum vita, 3 or more letters of recommendation, a teaching statement, graduate transcripts (copies acceptable), and a cover letter. Please note that letters of recommendation should ideally reflect the teaching nature of the position and should come directly from the recommender.


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.