Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2 positions to be filled) at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

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Job Description:

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2 positions to be filled)




Assistant Professor

FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Full-Time Tenure Track


College of Science & Engineering Technology


Dept of Mathematics and Statistics

Open Date:



Contact Name:

Dr. Tim Trujillo


Search Committee Chair
Dept of Mathematics & Statistics
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2206

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Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

Teaching, research, and service. Standard teaching load is nine credit hours per semester. Other responsibilities include research in the field of mathematics, advising students, and service to the department, college and university.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics. Applicants from all areas of mathematics are encouraged to apply.

Experience Required for the Position:

Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to quality teaching and be active in research. Candidates should have excellent communication skills.

Special Instructions Summary:

Submit an AMS cover sheet, a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and at least three letters of reference, at least two of which address the candidate's research potential and at least one of which addresses the candidate's teaching.

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Sam Houston State University is a comprehensive public institution of higher education located in historic Huntsville, 60 miles north of Houston. SHSU is also proud to be newly designated as an emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). The university has an enrollment of 21,679 students. The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education classifies SHSU as a "Doctoral Research University." In each of the last six years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has named the university a "Great College to Work For."

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has 28 tenured or tenure-track faculty in mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics. The BA, BS, and MS degrees are offered in Mathematics. In addition, the MA degree is offered in Mathematics Education. The MS degree is offered in Statistics, along with Statistics minors at the undergraduate level. The department is actively involved in undergraduate research and developing innovative teaching methods that encourage students to be more actively engaged in the study of mathematics. For more information about the department, visit our website:

The review of candidates will begin on December 6, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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