Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Oct 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Job Title
Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

S&E - Math/Statistics Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type

Job Description
The Department of Mathematics & Statistics in the College of Science & Engineering seeks a dynamic colleague committed to fostering teaching and research excellence and student development in a program that values creativity, collaboration, learner-centered pedagogy, and diversity. The new faculty member will join a collaborative group of 22 mathematics, statistics and mathematics education faculty who serve the entire campus community.

The opening is for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor position to begin in fall semester of 2019. The successful candidate will teach nine contact hours per semester supporting the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science programs and maintain an active research agenda as manifested by supervision of graduate students, scholarly publications and grant writing. We expect a candidate to collaborate with the faculty in our department and the College of Science and Engineering in applications of mathematics and/or statistics to engineering, natural and environmental systems, coastal and marine studies, etc. Primary teaching responsibilities will be teaching mathematics/statistics courses at different levels. Other duties include service (both internal in the department and external to campus).

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics in the College of Science and Engineering prepares the University's students to use mathematics and statistics intelligently in their chosen fields of study and to understand mathematics as it affects their lives and participation in public affairs. The BS in Mathematics, as well as the MS in Mathematics Program with its three tracks focused on Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Math Education, provide students with preparation for careers in education, science, and commerce, as well as a solid foundation for further study in mathematics. The Department participates in Ph.D. programs offered by the College and is currently developing an interdisciplinary Data Sciences doctoral program. Faculty actively supervising PhD students teach six contact hours per semester. Our Department is active in a variety of research areas across multiple mathematical concentrations, including analysis, modeling, differential equations, fluid dynamics, elasticity, electro and magneto-static boundary value problems, porous media, fracture theory, Bayesian models, applied and circular statistics, time series, statistical genomics, bio-statistics, optimal control and mathematics education. We also serve our community by providing expertise to local schools, industry and business. Further details are available at

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, the Mathematical Sciences or Statistics.
  • An ongoing scholarly program appropriate for a tenure-track position.
  • Evidence of effective classroom instruction.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A research agenda in the areas of applied mathematics, statistics, and/or data science.
  • Breadth and depth of mathematical and or statistical knowledge.
  • Experience with grant work or grant writing.
  • Publication in scholarly journals.
  • Experience working with diverse student populations at the college level.
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues.


To be considered for the position, all required documentation must be submitted.
1. A letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position.
2. A current curriculum vitae, including a list of three professional references with names, titles, phone numbers and email addresses.
3. A research agenda.
4. A statement of mathematics teaching philosophy addressing how to contribute to an inclusive and diverse learning environment.
5. Copies of transcripts of graduate coursework.
6. Three letters of recommendations directly sent by the referees to [email protected]

The position will remain open until a finalist has been selected. Applicants are encouraged to apply by Friday, January 04, 2019.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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