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Assistant Professor, Mathematics

California State University, Dominguez Hills
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 10, 2021

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Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Job No: 504453
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Mathematics/Statistics, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

College of Natural & Behavioral Sciences

Position Description

The Department of Mathematics at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Academic Year) with the appointment starting in Fall 2022.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University's mission, vision, and core values.

For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values.

Department of Mathematics

The Mathematics Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, and we teach many service courses. We have ten tenured or tenure-track faculty members with a variety of backgrounds and research interests in pure and applied mathematics and mathematics education, and we have several lecturers with full- and part-time appointments. We are a group committed to the mission of the university, and we work collegially to prepare students for successful careers. We are located in the Los Angeles area, near major industries and research universities. Our faculty members attend seminars and colloquia at home and at UCLA, USC, Caltech, and other nearby California State University campuses.

Our mission is to provide our students with a strong foundation in mathematics, preparing them for success in graduate study, professional careers in business, industry, and government, and teaching.

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The Position

The typical teaching load is twelve units per semester (new faculty teach nine units per semester for the first two years) but faculty who are active in grants and projects use grant funds to reduce their teaching load. Published research is expected and is a requirement for tenure and promotion.


The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Teach effectively in a variety of courses for undergraduate mathematics majors, and service courses, with a particular focus on the seminar in mathematics education and courses for future teachers;
  • Maintain appropriate research and scholarly activities in mathematics or statistics education, mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics;
  • Participate in updating and revising the department's undergraduate curriculum;
  • Participate in the activities of the mathematics department, such as seminars and math club events;
  • Assist with student advising and program development;
  • Serve on departmental, college, and university committees.

  • Qualifications

    Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in mathematics or statistics education and a master's or equivalent in mathematics or statistics; or, Ph.D. in applied mathematics, statistics, or closely related field;
  • Ability to teach a broad range of mathematics and service courses to students with diverse backgrounds and skills;
  • Commitment and ability to maintain an active program of scholarship and/or research;
  • Commitment to ongoing improvement and use of effective teaching strategies;
  • Applicants must have experience in working with students from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.

  • Preferred Qualifications
    • Specialty in mathematics education or statistics education
    • Experience in collaborative projects with other math/science/education faculty
    • Experience in departmental service, such as student advising, outreach, and mentoring
    • Experience with research projects or capstone experiences for undergraduate mathematics and science students
    • Familiarity with or experience in K-12 education

    Employment Requirement - Background Check

    Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which 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 CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    Mandated Reporter Per CANRA

    The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

    How to Apply- To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

    The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in December, 2021. For full consideration, please submit your completed application with the required materials no later than December 1, 2021.
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
  • Cover letter
  • Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • List of 3 references with contact information*
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the finalist)**
  • A Statement on Teaching that includes both a philosophy of how to support student learning and a description of how class meetings are structured and how this may vary by course or audience
  • A Statement on Research
  • Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly Activity
  • Teaching Evaluations (if available)

  • *This position requires three letters of recommendation (LORs). Please do not upload your LORs with your application. Your list of references will be notified at the appropriate time during the search process. They will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the LOR. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUDH by logging back into your applicant portal.

    **For finalist with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.

    A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate's, Doctor's of Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to or mailed directly to the office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.

    If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

    Matthew Jones

    Search Committee Chair

    CSU, Dominguez Hills

    1000 East Victoria Street, (NSM A115)

    Carson, CA 90747

    Closing Statement

    CSUDH is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

    For more information: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources' Office (310) 243-3771.

    Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at Campus Security Report (Clery), or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.

    Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

    The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9.

    For more information see: Smoke & Tobacco-Free

    Applications Close: Open until filled

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