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California State University San Marcos has an opening for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the Math department starting August 2014. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics (or equivalent) and research expertise in Graph Theory. A strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and master's level teaching is required. Depth and breadth of mathematical expertise and a commitement to mathematical research are also important.

Applicants should submit a cover letter of application, a completed AMS cover sheet (available at, a curriculum vitae, four letters of recommendation (one specifically addressing teaching), a teaching statement, a research statement and a completed CSUSM application. (See below) The teaching statement should include a teaching philosophy, teaching interests and teaching experience. The research statement should indicate future research plans, but may include a description of mathematical background, interest and past reserach. All required application materials should be submitted electronically to


Applications must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • Four letters of recommendation
  • Faculty Application

Submit any inquiries to:

Professor Andre Kundgen

Search Committee, Department of Mathematics


333 Twin Oaks Valley Road

San Marcos, CA 92069-0001

A review of application will begin on January 21, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. 

The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. Preference will be given to applicants with demostrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) 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, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, is 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, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran status.