Assistant Professor

Santa Clara University

Assistant Professor

Santa Clara University

Department, Program, Center: Mathematics and Computer Science

Specialty or Subdiscipline: Mathematics (analysis strongly preferred)

College or School: College of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track position in mathematics at the rank of assistant professor. Our strongest interest would be in candidates with research interests in all areas related to analysis.

Salary: Salary and benefits competitive, includes housing assistance program.

Basic Qualifications:
Candidates should (1) possess a doctorate in mathematics, or a closely allied field; (2) have a demonstrated interest or experience in recruiting or mentoring women and other under-represented students to the field of mathematics; (3) have appropriate university-level teaching experience; (4) have a sustainable research program in which one could find opportunities to involve undergraduates.

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to both teaching and research, with the ability to establish and maintain an active research program. Teaching responsibilities will include traditional lower division coursework as well as upper division coursework suitable for an analyst. The official load for tenure-track faculty is seven courses over three academic quarters, with a one-course reduction for research-active faculty; that is, the typical load is two 10-week courses per academic quarter, for three quarters. Successful candidates should demonstrate not only potential for excellent undergraduate teaching, but also promise in sustained research and scholarly publication, and service to the department, College or University.

Work Authorization:
A foreign national who is appointed to a tenured or tenure-track faculty position is eligible for sponsorship by Santa Clara University.

Close Date: 12/2/2016

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit the materials below to the PeopleAdmin system via the Human Resources website. The application will include:1. A cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications for the position, including experience mentoring or recruiting groups underrepresented in mathematics 2. A brief teaching statement 3. A brief statement of current and future research plans 4. Student/peer evaluations and other indications of teaching effectiveness 5. Samples of course syllabi 6. A brief statement about potential to engage undergraduates in research 7. At least one example of representative scholarship, e.g., published article or book chapter, or dissertation chapter, etc. 8. Curriculum Vitae/Resume 9. Graduate Transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable in the initial application) 10. Names and contact information for three references. If requested, letters from references must be received by December 15, 2016.

Additional Information:
For questions, please contact Dr. Robert Bekes ([email protected]), Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0310, 408-554-4883.

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About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.

Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master’s universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

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