Tenure Track Faculty - Mathematics (Assistant Professor level)

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Tenure Track Faculty - Mathematics (Assistant Professor level)
Job Code 2360-Tenure Track faculty
Full/Part Time Full Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor
Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience
Department Mathematics
Hiring Department Summary

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has 21 full-time faculty with a wide range of backgrounds and interests. The faculty are committed to teaching its undergraduate and Master’s level students. The Department offers approximately 40 undergraduate mathematics and statistics courses and 10 graduate courses. Classes are offered in the day, evening and a few on the weekend. Classes are generally small, with many opportunities for faculty-student contact.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a variety of options to cater to the interests of its majors. The flexibility of the major allows students to pursue their BA degree with an emphasis in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, or teaching. Graduates have met with much success in finding employment in both the public and private sectors, particularly in high school teaching and local private industry. The Department also offers Minors in Mathematics and Statistics, and a MA degree for those who wish to pursue advanced study that can open opportunities to teach at the community college level, to pursue a PhD in mathematics, or to take jobs in industry or government. There are approximately 300 undergraduate math majors and 40 master’s students.

Essential Duties

Duties will include:
• teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics, including courses for future elementary teachers and secondary teachers of mathematics;
• engaging in a program of scholarship and disseminating the results of this scholarly activity;
• advising students;
• serving on department and university committees;
• engaging in community service.

Required Qualifications

• Education: A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics is required. All degree requirements must be completed by August 2018.

• Special Knowledge and Abilities:
- Record of outstanding teaching and a commitment to excellence in the classroom.
- Ability to teach in the department’s upper division Core Curriculum (Modern Algebra and Real Analysis)
- Ability to teach subjects included in departments program for future elementary teachers and secondary teachers of mathematics.
- Potential to establish an independent program of research in applied mathematics, mathematics education, pure mathematics, statistics, or statistics education.

Preferred Qualifications

- Possess prior teaching experience at the college level;
- Possess cross-cultural communications skills;
- Demonstrate the ability to mentor and support students from diverse backgrounds;
- Demonstrate knowledge of and commitment to diversity and issues of just, equitable, and inclusive education;
- Demonstrate the ability to provide pre-service teacher preparation in mathematics;
- Experience in K-12 curriculum development;
- Teaching experience in K-12 classrooms;
- Demonstrate commitment to contributing to the continual advancement of mathematics pedagogy within the department;
- Demonstrate knowledge of and enthusiasm for supervising student teachers in the department’s Integrated Mathematics BA/Single Subject Credential Program (Blended Program in Mathematics).

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0053P
Anticipated Start Date August 2018
Initial Application Review 12/31/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

READ THE BELOW INFORMATION IN ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION.
To apply for the Tenure-Track Faculty in Mathematics position, applicants MUST submit their application materials to BOTH https://csus.peopleadmin.com AND http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs.
An applicant must submit:
• a letter of application which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement;
• a current curriculum vitae;
• a personal statement of scholarly interest;
• a personal statement of teaching philosophy and experience;
• a personal statement on inclusivity and diversity;
• official transcripts of all college work (unofficial copies are accepted until invited for interview);
• three recent letters of recommendation, two of which should address the applicant’s teaching effectiveness (letters only need to be updated on http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs).
• telephone numbers of at least three references who have agreed to be contacted (for an applicant being considered for an interview);

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Campus Diversity Statement

Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

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A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad
  3. * Are you currently a LECTURER at this or any other California State University?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Have you already submitted your application on mathjobs.org?
    • Yes
    • No, but I understand I will need to submit an application on both sites to be considered.

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Scholarly Interests
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Diversity Statement
  6. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents