Department of Mathematics

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The Department of Mathematics at San Francisco State University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position with a specialization in Applied Mathematics, beginning August 2017. The said Department has 19 tenured and 5 tenure-track faculty members dedicated to an outstanding environment for professional achievement and education.

Qualifications: Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics, a strong background in Applied Mathematics, and the ability to teach all advanced level and lower division classes in mathematics, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

For the Assistant Professor rank, there must be strong evidence of professional accomplishment in Applied Mathematics, together with either proven success in securing external funding or exceptional promise in doing so. Candidates for the Associate Professor rank must have an established record of research leadership in Applied Mathematics, and a track-record of continual success in securing external funding as PI.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in research in Applied Mathematics, and closely related fields; track record of funded or highly fundable grant proposals; exemplary track record in teaching; evidence of inclusion of students in research; evidence of fruitful collaboration with researchers and practitioners in Applied Mathematics, and related fields; ability to cultivate and maintain collegial working relationships; experience in multicultural settings.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates for this position are expected to engage in outstanding original research and scholarly activities in Applied Mathematics, seek external funding, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, mentor and advise students, supervise student research in areas related to Applied Mathematics, and perform service for the Department and the University.

Rank and salary: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, both tenure-track. Salary commensurate with experience, accomplishment, and research leadership potential/record. The CSU provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Application process: All application materials (including letters of recommendation) must be submitted electronically through by 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time of Sunday 4 December 2016. Submit the following seven items: a cover letter, the AMS cover sheet, a curriculum vitae (that includes educational, employment, publication, and funding histories), a research plan, a statement of teaching philosophy, the publication list, and the list of external funding secured; the last two items are intended to duplicate parts of the CV. In addition to those seven items, arrange for at least three signed letters of recommendation about the applicant’s research, together with one signed letter of recommendation about the applicant’s teaching, dated no earlier than 2016, to be uploaded to Questions may be addressed by email to David Bao, Chair, Hiring Committee and Department of Mathematics.

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