Applied Math Faculty Position for 2013



Subject to Budgetary Approval

Applied Mathematics

College of Science

Job Opening ID (JOID): 22445

Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

The Mathematics Department at San José State University invites applications for one full-time tenure-track faculty position in Applied Mathematics. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Applied Math or closely related field at time of appointment. An interest in mathematical biology, combinatorics/graph theory, numerical analysis, or financial math/actuarial science would be desirable. Also desirable would be the knowledge of and experience with the appropriate use of technology in teaching and research. Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.

Responsibilities: The faculty member is expected to supervise graduate students on their master’s theses and student teams working on industrial research projects in the Department’s Center for Applied Math, Computation, and Statistics (CAMCOS) program, to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Mathematics, to maintain a program of scholarly activity, to work on curriculum development, and be involved in departmental governance. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: August 19, 2013

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedures: For full consideration, send a letter of application (which includes a paragraph explaining why you are interested in this position at San José State University), curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy and research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by January 10, 2013 to the address listed below. Candidates may apply online at   Original transcripts and original letters of reference will be required before appointment to position.

Dr. Brad Jackson
Chair, Dept. of Mathematics
San José State University
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0103

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