This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the
provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes
the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics (1-11 positions to be
Visiting Assistant Professor
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Full-Time Non-Tenure Track
College of Science & Engineering Technology
Dept of Mathematics and Statistics
Refer Applicants To
Dr. Paul Jung
Dept of Mathematic & Statistics
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2206
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
One year appointment teaching all levels of mathematics courses
and/or statistics courses. Duties include 12 hours of teaching each
Fall and Spring semester totaling 24 hours of teaching per academic
year. Courses will be made up of 3 and/or 4 credit hour courses.
One year appointment with possible reappointment, pending
Educational Requirements for the Position
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or closely related
field. Applicants from all areas of mathematics are encouraged to
Experience Required for the Position
Other Requirements for the Position
Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to quality
teaching and have evidence of past and/or present research.
Special Instructions Summary
The letter of recommendations are optional for submission of your
application. However, three letters of recommendations are required
for hiring. 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.
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 about
21,000 students. In 2022, SHSU received new designations as a
Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and as a High Research
Activity Institution (R2 status) by the Carnegie Commission.
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. 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
The review of candidates will begin on 4/1/2023 and will
continue until the position is filled.
Open Until Filled
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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