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Assistant Professor - Statistics

The Department of Mathematics at Texas State University is seeking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a research specialization in Statistics, or a closely related field, starting Fall 2020.

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

Required Qualifications:

1. An earned doctorate in Statistics or closely related fields prior to employment.
2. Evidence of or potential for research excellence. Assessment will focus on recent publications.
3. Evidence of or potential for excellence in teaching.
4. A strong preparation in mathematics and statistics.
5. An ability to contribute to departmental missions.

Preferred Qualifications:

1.  Potential for research collaboration with current faculty.
2.  Evidence of or potential to obtain external funding.

Application Procedures:

Submit the following: cover letter, AMS cover sheet, current curriculum vitae, all undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial ones are acceptable for initial screening), statement of research agenda, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. All documents must be submitted through For any application to be considered, the curriculum vitae and cover letter must also be submitted through the Texas State University website. The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities. To ensure full consideration, all materials listed above should arrive at the required locations by October 18 , 2019.  However, we shall continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

Legal Notices: 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. Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications. 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. Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System.

Proposed Start Date:  Fall 2020


The Department of Mathematics at Texas State University has one opening for a lecturer position to begin Spring 2020.

The initial appointment will be for the Spring 2020 semester with the possibility of renewal subject to performance review and funding availability. The successful applicant is 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.

A complete application consists of: a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of your teaching philosophy, transcripts from all degree-granting institutions, and at least three (3) letters of recommendation addressing teaching ability. Submit applications through Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the screening process, however official transcripts must be on file before an offer is extended.

Candidates who submit complete applications by Friday, November 8th, 2019 will receive full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is 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.

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

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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