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Assistant Professor

Position Description

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong commitment to high-quality research in topology. 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. The starting salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications.

Required Qualifications

1. An earned doctorate in mathematics.
2. Potential for research excellence in Topology.
3. Potential for teaching excellence.
4. A strong preparation in mathematics.
5. An ability to contribute to departmental missions.

Preferred Qualifications

An applicant who shows potential for research collaboration with current faculty in Topology.

Application Procedures

For full consideration, applicants must submit the following via mathjobs.org: cover letter, AMS cover sheet, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statement of research agenda, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants are also required to submit a current curriculum vitae and cover letter through the Texas State University website, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/19795.

Selected candidates for interview will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities.

Proposed Start Date Fall 2018


Assistant Professor

Position Description

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong commitment to high-quality research in the candidate’s 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. The starting salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications.

Required Qualifications

1. An earned doctorate in mathematics or statistics or closely related fields.
2. Evidence of or potential for research excellence in their area of research.
3. Evidence of or potential for excellence in teaching.
4. A strong preparation in mathematics.
5. An ability to contribute to departmental missions.

Preferred Qualifications

An applicant who shows potential for research collaboration with current faculty.

Application Procedures

For full consideration, applicants must submit the following by October 15th, 2017 via mathjobs.org: cover letter, AMS cover sheet, current curriculum vitae, all unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of research agenda, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants are also required to submit a current curriculum vitae and cover letter through the Texas State University website, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/19840.

Selected candidates for interview will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities.

Proposed Start Date  Fall 2018


Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor

Position Description

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 provide service and leadership to the department, college, university, and math education community, and teach and mentor students. Graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring assignments are dependent on the background of the individual and the needs of the department.

Required Qualifications

Required qualifications for assistant professor:
1. Doctorate specializing in mathematics education or a Ph.D. in a STEM field with a strong record in mathematics educational research.
2. Strong preparation in mathematics
3. Evidence of or potential for high quality research in mathematics education.
4. Potential for success in obtaining external funding.
5. Evidence/Potential for effective teaching anywhere within the PK-20 range.

Required qualifications for associate professor or professor:
1. Doctorate specializing in mathematics education or a Ph.D. in a STEM field with a strong record in mathematics educational research. A candidate for associate professor should have at least 6 years of experience in a tenure accruing position; a candidate for professor should either currently hold that rank or have been an associate professor for at least 5 years. Exceptional candidates with experiences outside academia will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
2. Strong preparation in mathematics.
3. Strong evidence of high quality research in mathematics education commensurate with rank.
4. Evidence of success in obtaining external funding commensurate with rank.
5. Evidence of effective teaching in the PK-20 range.

The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in directing doctoral dissertations.

Application Procedures

For full consideration, applicants must submit the following via mathjobs.org: cover letter, AMS cover sheet, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statement of research agenda, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants are also required to submit a current curriculum vitae and cover letter through the Texas State University website, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/20169.

Selected candidates for interview will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities.

Proposed Start Date  Fall 2018


Lecturers

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.



About Texas State University

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 37,979 students choose from 98 undergraduate, 90 master’s and 12 doctoral programs offered by 10 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 50% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 13 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In fall 2016, there were 1,361 full-time faculty and 2,234 full-time staff.  Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support.  For FY 2017, Texas State had an annual operating budget of over $667 million. Texas State’s Research and Development expenditures for FY 2016 were more than $46 million.  The Alkek Library has more than 2.6 million titles in its collection.  Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at www.txstate.eduTSU sign

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.www.hr.txstate.edu/benefits

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 61,000 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 make 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 107,456 residents is located 15 miles north of Austin in the Central Texas Hill Country. 

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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.