Department of Mathematics

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We expect to fill two positions during this academic year; both announcements are below.

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 Mathematics Education, seek external funding, teach classes, advise students, and supervise student research in areas related to Mathematics Education. Some administrative service is expected after tenure.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in research in Mathematics Education 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 Mathematics Education 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: 2015 fall.

Application Deadline: 7 December 2014.

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 women and members of under-represented groups. More information about the Department may be found here.

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted electronically via mathjobs.org. 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 2014, to be uploaded to www.mathjobs.org. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that her/his dossier is complete by 7 December 2014. Questions may be addressed by email to David Bao, Chair, Hiring Committee and Department of Mathematics.

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 starting with elementary statistics, and perform service for the Department and the University. This position seeks individuals who will engage in individual original research and scholarly activities, seek external funding, teach classes, advise students, supervise student research in areas related to biostatistics or statistics, provide essential statistics infrastructure to other research projects in the College of Science & Engineering, and advise major statistics consumers of the University at-large. Some administrative service is expected after tenure.

Required Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Statistics, or the Mathematical Sciences. For the Assistant Professor rank, there must be strong evidence of professional accomplishment in biostatistics or statistics, together with 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 biostatistics or statistics, and a track-record of continual success in securing external funding as PI.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in biostatistics or statistics research; 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 scientists who work with large data sets. 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.

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: 2015 fall.

Application Deadline: 31 October 2014.

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 women and members of under-represented groups. More information about the Department may be found here.

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted electronically via mathjobs.org. 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 2014, to be uploaded to www.mathjobs.org. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that her/his dossier is complete by 31 October 2014. Questions may be addressed by email to David Bao, Chair, Hiring Committee and Department of Mathematics.

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