The Department of Mathematics, San Francisco State University,
invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate
Professor position in Mathematics beginning August 2018.
The Department seeks individuals with a background in Statistics
and/or Biostatistics. Candidates with a track record of using
numerical/computational methods in applied data science will be
The Department of Mathematics has 18 tenured and 5 tenure-track
faculty members dedicated offering an outstanding environment for
professional achievement and education. Three of the faculty
members are trained in Statistics. The Department expects to
inaugurate a Master of Science degree in Statistics in Fall
Qualifications: Candidates should have a
Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics, or a Ph.D. in
Mathematics or Applied Mathematics with a strong
background in Statistics/Data Science.
Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach advanced level
and lower division courses in all areas of Statistics at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels. Preferred candidates should have
experience teaching and /or mentoring students from
For the Assistant Professor rank, there must be strong evidence
of professional accomplishment in Statistics or Biostatistics,
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 Statistics or Biostatistics and a track-record of
continual success in securing external funding as PI.
For both ranks, demonstrated excellence in using
numerical/computational methods in applied data
science is a plus. Other preferred characteristics are: 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 Statistics and related fields; ability to
cultivate and maintain collegial working relationships; experience
in multicultural settings.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate how they have or will
incorporate inclusion, diversity, and educational equity in their
courses and/or scholarship/creative works.
Responsibilities: The position requires
graduate and undergraduate teaching in all areas of Statistics,
mentoring and advising graduate and undergraduate students,
supervising student research in areas related to Statistics or
Biostatistics, developing an active and outstanding original
research and scholarship program in areas of specialty, and ongoing
committee and service assignments. A detailed position description
is available at math.sfsu.edu.
Rank and salary: Assistant Professor and
Associate Professor, both tenure track. Salary is commensurate with
qualifications and experience, accomplishment, and research
leadership potential/record. The California State University (CSU)
provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.
Application process: All application
materials (including letters of recommendation) must
be submitted electronically through http://www.mathjobs.org. It is the
applicant’s responsibility to ensure that her/his dossier is
complete at mathjobs.org by 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time of
Sunday 5 November 2017.
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, a
publication list, and a list of external funding secured; the last
two items are intended to duplicate parts of the CV. In addition to
those seven items, arrange for at least
three signed letters of recommendation on your
research, together with
one signed letter of recommendation in regard to your
teaching. All letters should be dated no
earlier than 2017 and must be uploaded to www.mathjobs.org.
Questions may be addressed by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to David Bao, Chair,
Hiring Committee and Department of Mathematics.
San Francisco State University is a member of the CSU system and
serves a diverse student body of about 30,000 undergraduate and
graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of
scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through excellence in
instruction and intellectual accomplishment. San Francisco State
University faculty members are expected to be effective teachers
and demonstrate professional achievement and growth through
research, scholarship, and/or creative work. Our goal is to attract
outstanding and diverse faculty committed to build a multicultural
San Francisco State University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong commitment to
diversity. All qualified applicants will be considered irrespective
of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability,
protected veteran status, or other legally protected category. We
strongly encourage applicants from historically underrepresented
groups to apply.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any employment in the CSU