California State University, Chico — Assistant / Associate Professor, Applied Mathematics

Assistant or Associate Professor Position
in Applied Mathematics
Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Natural Sciences

CSU, Chico is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, students, and administrators. Persons with interest and experience in helping to set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

The Position: The Department of Mathematics & Statistics is searching for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor to start August, 2019. California State University, Chico is seeking faculty who are competent in their field, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success. Position is contingent on funding.   

Minimum Qualifications: The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a Ph.D. in applied mathematics or a closely related area, completed prior to August, 2019. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of: successful university-level teaching experience in Mathematics, including the ability or willingness to teach upper division classes; success or potential for conducting scholarly research or grant development in applied mathematics; and a strong interest in working with undergraduates.  

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates who have post-doctoral experience or who have an established research program and whose research interests complement those of our faculty, who have demonstrated success or potential to contribute to our undergraduate research program, or who have experience with curriculum development in applied mathematics. 

Responsibilities: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching (GE and Major courses), scholarship (research and grants) and service (student advising, committees, etc.). Teaching assignments     (12 units/semester) are based upon qualifications of the individual, and the needs of the department.

Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.

The Department: The Department of Mathematics and Statistics consists of 19 full time faculty (the majority hired since 2013), 17 full time equivalent lecturers, and around 170 math majors. We offer BS options in Applied Mathematics, General Mathematics, Mathematics Education, and Statistics. We place a high priority on quality teaching and engagement with students, both in and outside the classroom, and we also require and value research and service. We have a highly successful history of supporting undergraduate research through mentoring and with external grants that have led to outstanding outcomes in student-authored publications and presentations of their work. CSU, Chico is a recently designated Hispanic Serving Institution.

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Closing Date: Review of applications begins on November 2, 2018 and may continue until the position is filled.

How to Apply: All applicants must complete the Application for Academic Employment Form, which is available on-line at to be submitted with a cover letter addressing your professional goals and your qualifications or experiences as they relate to the required and preferred responsibilities of this position. Your cover letter should also address how you will tailor your teaching to meet the needs of our increasingly diverse student body. In addition, include curriculum vitae, complete graduate transcripts, Teaching Statement, Research Statement and three letters of recommendation, including at least one addressing teaching effectiveness. Submit applications electronically to Mathjobs at:

For other questions about the position please contact the Hiring Committee Chair,

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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 CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

CSU, Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status and only employ individuals authorized to work in the U.S.