Department Chair/Full Professor of Mathematics & Statistics at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

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Job Description:

Position Title:

Department Chair/Full Professor of Mathematics & Statistics


Requisition:

202100140F


Rank:

Full Professor


FLSA status:

Exempt


Hiring Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Position Type:

Full-Time Tenure Track


College:

College of Science & Engineering Technology


Department:

Dept of Mathematics and Statistics


Open Date:

10/11/2021


Quicklink:


https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/29072


Contact Name:

Dr. John Alford


Title:

Professor of Mathematics, Program Coordinator for Undergraduate Mathematics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Sam Houston State University
Box 2206 | Huntsville, TX 77341-2206


Contact Phone:

936-294-4663


Contact Email:

jga001@shsu.edu


Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

The Chair is expected to oversee development and evaluation of curriculum and degree programs; conduct departmental administrative duties; be an advocate for faculty and programs; recruit undergraduate and graduate students; represent the department, college, and University; adhere to and maintain accreditation standards; foster excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service among the faculty; and complete other relevant duties.


Educational Requirements for the Position:

A Ph.D. is required. While applicants from all areas of mathematical sciences (including mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education) are encouraged to apply, preference will be given to candidates with the Ph.D. degree in Mathematics.


Experience Required for the Position:

We seek candidates with a sustained, exemplary record of scholarship and teaching, an active agenda for promoting scholarly research among department faculty, a passion for student success in core math courses serving the greater university community, and demonstrated leadership and administrative abilities. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record of sustained commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Special Instructions Summary:


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.


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Sam Houston State University seeks applications for the position of Department Chair, beginning in the 2022 - 2023 academic year. Sam Houston State University is a comprehensive public institution of higher education located in historic Huntsville, 60 miles north of Houston. 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: http://www.shsu.edu/academics/mathematics-and-statistics The review of candidates will begin on December 8, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit through both our posting on mathjobs.org and our required internal site.


Open Until Filled:

Yes


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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