Tenure Position


Subject to Budgetary Approval

Mathematics (Pure and Applied)

Department of Mathematics and Statistics


Job Opening ID (JOID): 22990
Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure track)


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at San José State University invites applications for four full time tenure-track faculty positions in mathematics (pure and applied) at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in the mathematical sciences or a closely related field by July 2015. We seek applicants with demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching at the university level, outstanding research potential, and a commitment to department service. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in analysis/PDEs, geometry/topology, discrete math/combinatorics, numerical analysis, optimization/operations research, and mathematical biology. Strong candidates in other areas of mathematics will also be considered.
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.


In addition to teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the faculty member is expected to supervise graduate students, to maintain a program of scholarly activity, to work on curriculum development, and to be involved in departmental governance. Faculty in applied mathematics are also expected to supervise student teams working on industry-sponsored research projects run by the department's Center for Applied Mathematics, Computation and Statistics (CAMCOS).
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 18, 2015


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

Application Procedures:

For full consideration, candidates must apply online at http://www.mathjobs.org by December 1, 2014. Please submit 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 to mathjobs.org. Original transcripts will be required before appointment to position.

Dr. Bem Cayco Chair,
Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics
San José State University
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0103

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