Department of Mathematics

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Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics, tenure-track.

Position Description: Mathematics faculty members at San Francisco State University are expected to engage in research and related professional activities, teach advanced level and lower division classes, and perform service for the Department and the University. This position seeks individuals who will engage in original research and scholarly activities in Analysis, seek external funding, teach classes, advise students, and supervise student research in areas related to Analysis. Some administrative service is expected after tenure.

Required Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in mathematics. For the Assistant Professor rank, there must be strong evidence of professional accomplishment in Analysis, 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 Analysis, and a track-record of continual success in securing external funding as PI.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in research in Analysis 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 in Analysis and related fields. People skills; ability to cultivate and maintain collegial working relationships. Rank and Salary: Assistant or Associate Professor (both tenure-track), to be negotiated commensurate with experience, accomplishment, and research leadership potential/record.

Date Position to be Filled: 2014 fall.

Application Deadline: 8 December, 2013.

Information about the Department: The Mathematics Department at San Francisco State University has 20 tenured and 2 tenure-track faculty members dedicated to an outstanding environment for professional achievement and education. San Francisco State University, one of the 23 campuses of the California State University system, is a comprehensive urban university with a diverse student body of around 25000 undergraduate and 5500 graduate students, located in a vibrant city with a rich intellectual and cultural life. The mission of the University is to promote scholarship, freedom, human diversity, excellence in instruction, and scholarly intellectual accomplishment. San Francisco State University faculty members are expected to be effective teachers who demonstrate professional achievement and growth through continued research, publications, and/or creative activities. The University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity; applications are strongly encouraged from under-represented groups. More information about the Department may be found here.

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted electronically via 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. 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 2013, to be uploaded to It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that her/his dossier is complete by 8 December, 2013. Questions may be addressed by email to David Bao, Chair, Hiring Committee and Department of Mathematics.

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