Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics (1-11 positions to be filled)

Sam Houston State University
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 24, 2023

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Position Information

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.

Position Title
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics (1-11 positions to be filled)


Visiting Assistant Professor

FLSA status

Hiring Salary

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category

Position Type
Full-Time Non-Tenure Track

College of Science & Engineering Technology

Dept of Mathematics and Statistics

Open Date


Refer Applicants To

Contact Name
Dr. Paul Jung


Department Chair
Dept of Mathematic & Statistics
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2206

Contact Phone

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Position Details

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 funding.

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 apply.

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 website:

The review of candidates will begin on 4/1/2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • SHSU Recruiter
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

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  3. If your response to the question above was 'SHSU Employee' please indicate employee's name and department.

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Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research & Goals
  5. Reference Contact Information
  6. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

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