Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2 Positions to be Filled)

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Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2 Positions to be Filled)

Position Title
Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2 Positions to be Filled)


Assistant Professor

FLSA status

Hiring Salary
Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type
Full-Time Tenure Track

College of Science & Engineering Technology

Dept of Mathematics and Statistics


Contact Name
Dr. John Alford

Search Committee Chair Dept of Mathematic & Statistic Sam Houston State University Huntsville, Texas 77341-2206

Contact Phone

Contact Email
[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
Teaching, research, and service. Standard teaching load is nine credit hours per semester. Other responsibilities include research in the field of mathematics, advising students, and service to the department, college and university.

Educational Requirements for the Position
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or closely related field, a strong commitment to quality teaching, and be active in research. In particular, we seek applicants in the fields of analysis or applied mathematics and whose research complements our current faculty interests in these areas.

Experience Required for the Position
Candidates should have excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to quality teaching, research, and academic service.

Special Instructions Summary
Submit an AMS cover sheet, a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and at least three letters of reference, at least two of which address the candidate’s research potential and at least one of which addresses the candidate’s teaching. The review of candidates will begin on November 9, 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled. Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

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    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research & Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3




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Posted: 10/13/2020
Application Due: 1/11/2021
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