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California State University San Marcos
Department of Mathematics

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Mathematics
Position:  Assistant Professor

Effective Date:  Fall semester, 2013

Position Description: California State University San Marcos ( has an opening for a tenure track Assistant Professor of mathematics to begin August 2013. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics (or equivalent) and research expertise in probability theory and stochastic processes or graph theory. A strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and master's level teaching is essential. Depth and breadth of mathematical expertise and a commitment to mathematical research are also important. Applicants should submit a faculty application, cover letter, a completed AMS cover sheet (available at, a curriculum vitae, four letters of recommendation (one specifically addressing teaching), a one- to two-page teaching statement, and a one- to four-page research statement. The teaching statement should include teaching philosophy, teaching interests, and teaching experience. The research statement should indicate future research plans, but may include a description of mathematical background, interests, and past research. All required application material should be submitted electronically to A review of applications will begin on January 14, 2013; however, the position will be open until filled. The university is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HIS) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit for more information. California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran’s status. Successful hires must have degree information verified through official transcripts or degree-verification services. An offer of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Should the results of a background check not be successful, any offer will be withdrawn and/or employment terminated. Falsification of information may also be cause for termination of employment, corrective action, or withdraw of offer of employment.

Application Material Required (submitted through the posting)

  • Faculty Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • Four Reference Letters
  • Any other required documents from

Requests for information should be addressed to:
Professor Amber Puha
Search Committee
Department of Mathematics
California State University San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001