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Assistant Professor in 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 2021.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong commitment to high-quality research in statistics. The candidate must also be dedicated to the teaching and mentoring of statistics 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.

To assure full consideration, applications must be submitted by December 28, 2020. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

Required Qualifications:
1. An earned doctorate in statistics or closely related field prior to employment.
2. Evidence of, or potential for, research excellence in statistics. Assessment will focus on recent publications.
3. Evidence of excellence in teaching and ability to teach graduate level statistics.
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.

Applicants must submit the following via cover letter, AMS cover sheet, current curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of research agenda, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. At least one letter of recommendation should address teaching. To be considered for this position, applicants are also required to submit a current curriculum vitae and cover letter through the Texas State University website,

To ensure full consideration, all materials listed above should arrive at the required locations by December 28, 2020. However, we shall continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.


The Department of Mathematics is not currently filling this position due to a university hiring freeze.  However, we are still accepting applications through Mathjobs and will begin review once given permission to fill the position. 

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 home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

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, 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. Texas State University is an EOE.

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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