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Tenure-Track Position in Mathematics

Position Description

Full-time, academic year, tenure-track position, beginning Fall 2019. Assistant Professor appointment is anticipated; higher levels will be considered. Excellence in teaching, an active program in research and scholarship, and departmental service are expected. Successful candidates must be committed to quality undergraduate and graduate education and be able to supervise undergraduate research projects and master's theses. 

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues to advance the development of an applied mathematics graduate curriculum within the Cal Poly Mathematics master's degree program. We seek applicants who also have an interest in building partnerships in industry and establishing internship opportunities for mathematics students. Applicants should be comfortable teaching a variety of mathematics courses, including those at the upper-division level. Preferred areas of expertise include computational methods, network analysis, data analytics, numerical optimization, machine learning, numerical analysis, and/or stochastic analysis.  

Required Qualifications

Doctorate in mathematics or applied mathematics. 

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in the areas of computational methods, network analysis, data analytics, numerical optimization, machine learning, numerical analysis, and/or stochastic analysis. Experience and commitment to excellence in teaching mathematics at the university level.  

How to Apply

To apply, visit www.calpolyjobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=166940 and complete the required online faculty application. Please attach a cover letter, resume, statement of research interests and professional goals, statement of teaching philosophy, statement on diversity and inclusion, and unofficial transcripts. These documents will not be accepted in hard copy format. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing application. 

Review of complete applications with supporting documents will begin 12/05/2018. Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. 

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. EEO.  


Part-Time Lecturer Pool, 2018-19

Position Description

APPOINTMENTS FROM THE PART-TIME POOL ARE TEMPORARY AND OFTEN MADE JUST PRIOR TO THE START OF THE ACADEMIC TERM, SO APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE ON VERY SHORT NOTICE.

The Mathematics Department within the College of Science and Mathematics at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, is seeking applications for a pool of part-time lecturers with positions available as determined by need during the 2018-19 academic year. Responsibilities include teaching lower division mathematics courses. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications, experience and time base.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a Masters or Doctorate degree in mathematics or closely related discipline, such as physical science or engineering.

How to Apply

To apply, please visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG, complete a required online faculty application and apply to requisition #104787. Please attach to your application the following in PDF format: cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae (with teaching experience), unofficial transcripts (acceptable initially) and CSU courses previously taught (if applicable). Please be prepared to provide names and email addresses of three professional references when completing your application. If you have any questions or problems, please contact the recruiting department at: (805) 756-1227. Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. REVIEW BEGIN DATE: June 1, 2018.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. EEO.


Contact Information

For questions, please contact the Mathematics Department at (805) 756-1227 or email mathrecruit@calpoly.edu.

The Department

The Mathematics Department offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate mathematics courses. There are approximately 175 sections of math classes each quarter with an average lower-division enrollment of 35 per class. The faculty consists of approximately 35 permanent faculty, 20 temporary (both full-time and part-time), and 15 graduate teaching associates. The Mathematics Department does not offer any courses in statistics or computer science. Applicants interested in teaching in those areas should contact the Statistics Department or the Computer Science Department.

The University

Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. It is part of the 23-campus California State University system and is noted for its programs in the sciences and engineering. The University has a student enrollment of approximately 21,306 (Fall 2016) students in Undergraduate and Masters Degree programs and employs more than 3,000 faculty and staff members.

Founded in 1901, the campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. University families live in San Luis Obispo and nearby communities both on the coast and inland.

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