Associate or Assistant Professor
Starting Date: Fall 2024
Apply Here: https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs?joblist-2411
The Department of Mathematics at California State University San
Marcos (CSUSM) invites applications for a
faculty position at the rank of
Associate or Assistant Professor
. The expected
starting date will be August 20, 2024. Qualified candidates must
demonstrate a strong interest in curriculum refinement and
implementation for developmental general education courses in
mathematics. The successful candidate will be expected to
collaborate within the department in the construction and
refinement of research-based curricula for the department’s
developmental general education mathematics courses, especially
those with companion co-requisite support courses. Moreover, we
seek candidates with a robust research agenda in undergraduate
mathematics education and will support the successful candidate in
continuing to pursue this agenda. While the successful candidate
will be the first undergraduate mathematics education researcher to
join our department, there is an active community of undergraduate
science education researchers in other departments in the College
of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
CSUSM is located on a beautiful 304-acre hillside 15 miles east of
the ocean in San Diego County, an area known for its growing
technology, cyber, and defense industries. Founded in 1989, CSUSM
is a forward-thinking and dynamic university that is dedicated to
the success of our students. Providing access to a high-quality
education and educating the work force for local industry are a key
part of CSUSM’s purpose. Moreover, CSUSM is well respected
throughout the region for educating and training K-12 teachers,
particularly in STEM fields. In 2022, CSUSM was ranked first in the
nation in facilitating the upward social mobility of its students.
To facilitate continued success in its mission, the university has
an expanding student body and faculty, new buildings and
infrastructure, new courses, and new academic programs (e.g.,
Our campus embraces student-focused learning and the
teacher-scholar model. We offer hands-on and collaborative
learning experiences, innovative technology, and academic programs
relevant to the rapidly changing global environment. The campus has
a STEM Center providing support to courses in STEM majors and a
Center for Research and Engagement in STEM Education (CRESE)
dedicated to enhancing STEM education and supporting an active and
collaborative community of STEM education scholars.
- Commitment to creating a diverse and welcoming environment
through research, teaching, and service activities, with focus on
the inclusion of groups that are minoritized in mathematics.
- A Ph.D. in mathematics; or a Ph.D. in mathematics education and
an M.S. in mathematics; or equivalent credentials.
- Ability to sustain an active research program in undergraduate
- Publications in respected scholarly journals.
- Evidence of successful teaching in lower-division mathematics
- Ability to teach core upper-division mathematics courses.
- Interest in teaching and leading curriculum improvement for
developmental general education courses in mathematics, especially
those with companion co-requisite support courses.
- Interest in coordinating developmental general education
courses in mathematics. (These courses are primarily taught by
lecturer faculty and graduate student teaching associates at
- A research program related to engaging undergraduates who are
representative of CSUSM’s student body in mathematics.
- Experience with course coordination, especially with
developmental general education courses in mathematics.
- Experience with curriculum development and innovation relating
to developmental general education courses in mathematics,
especially those with companion co-requisite support courses.
- Experience teaching a broad range of undergraduate mathematics
- Ability to supervise mathematics or mathematics education
projects with majors and master’s students.
- Experience in grant writing and/or implementation.
- Active collaboration in the teaching, assessment, and
improvement of developmental general education courses in
- Additional teaching responsibilities could include some
combination of courses in the mathematics major, courses supporting
other departments (e.g., calculus), and graduate/advanced
undergraduate courses in candidate’s area of expertise.
- The successful candidate is expected to maintain a research
program in their area of expertise.
- The successful candidate will participate in activities serving
the department, college, university, and community.
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $7,167 - $8,449 per month
CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,405 - $11,994 per month
Applications will be reviewed starting November
20, 2023. The search will remain open until the position is filled;
however, all application materials, including letters of
recommendation, must be received by November 19, 2023 to be assured
The application package must include:
- A letter of interest of one to two pages addressing how the
candidate’s qualifications meet the specific needs of this
- A curriculum vitae that outlines teaching experience,
professional background, and publications.
- A diversity statement detailing contributions to Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in mathematics and goals for advancing
DEI in mathematics.
- A statement of teaching philosophy that includes teaching
interests, experience, and the candidate’s perspective on
facilitating student success in developmental general education
courses in mathematics.
- A research statement describing research accomplishments and
future research goals.
- Three Professional References
Applications must be submitted via Mathjobs.org https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs?joblist-2411
The anticipated start date is August 20, 2024. In addition, the
successful candidate is expected to be contracted to participate in
CSUSM’s New Faculty Institute, projected to take place in early
August. Please visit our website www.csusm.edu/math
for more information
about our department. Questions or requests for information should
be sent by email to HR@csusm.edu
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
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)
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 Faculty
for more information.
California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to promoting
diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider
qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical
or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender
identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition,
nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual
orientation and veteran or military status.
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Policy, the CSU is prohibited from hiring employees to perform
CSU-related work outside California. Working in the State of
California is a condition of employment.
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background check, including a criminal records check, and may be
rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information
and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or
falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the
background check may affect the continued employment of a current
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