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Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics - 3 Positions to be Filled

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
College of Science & Engineering Technology

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Faculty Jobs
Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Position Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics - 3 Positions to be Filled

Requisition:

202400056F

Rank:

Visiting Assistant Professor

FLSA status:

Exempt

Hiring Salary:

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track

College:

College of Science & Engineering Technology

Department:

Dept of Mathematics and Statistics

Open Date:

04/15/2024

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/38805

Contact Name:

Dr. Damon Hay

Title:

Department Chair
Dept of Mathematic & Statistics
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2206

Contact Phone:

936-294-4859

Contact Email:

dhay@shsu.edu

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

One year appointment teaching all levels of mathematics courses and/or statistics courses. Duties include 12 hours of teaching each Fall and Spring semester totaling 24 hours of teaching per academic year. Courses will be made up of 3 and/or 4 credit hour courses. One year appointment with possible reappointment, pending funding and evaluations.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or closely related field. Applicants from all areas of mathematics are encouraged to apply.

Other Requirements for the Position:

Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to quality teaching and have evidence of past and/or present research.

Special Instructions Summary:

The letter of recommendations are optional for submission of your application. However, three letters of recommendations are required for hiring. 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.

Sam Houston State University is a comprehensive public institution of higher education located in historic Huntsville, 60 miles north of Houston. The University has an enrollment of about 21,000 students. In 2022, SHSU received new designations as a High Research Activity Institution (R2 status) by the Carnegie Commission.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has 28 tenured or tenure-track faculty in mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics. The BA, BS, and MS degrees are offered in Mathematics. In addition, the MA degree is offered in Mathematics. The MS degree is offered in Statistics, along with Statistics minors at the undergraduate level. The department is actively involved in undergraduate research and developing innovative teaching methods that encourage students to be more actively engaged in the study of mathematics. For more information about the department, visit our website: http://www.shsu.edu/academics/mathematics-and-statistics

The review of candidates will begin on 5/1/2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Open Until Filled:

Yes

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Organization

About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

Company info
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Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
US

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