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Tenure-Track Position in
Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Beginning Fall Semester 2013

California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State) invites applications from individuals interested in joining our dynamic and growing faculty. With a current student population in excess of 28,000, Sacramento State, the capital University, is one of the larger campuses in the 23-campus California State University system, the largest system of higher education in the nation. The University is organized around seven colleges. There are approximately 1,400 faculty who provide programs of instruction leading towards bachelor's degrees in 60 disciplines and master's degrees in 40 disciplines, two joint doctoral programs and one independent doctoral program.

Sacramento is a high growth metropolitan area with a population of approximately 2 million. As California's capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan University, Sacramento State is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching our liberal arts tradition. The proximity of Sacramento State to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provide unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research, internships, and employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education:
    Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics is required. All degree requirements must be completed by August 20, 2013.
  • Special Knowledge and Abilities:
    The department seeks applicants who have a record of outstanding teaching and a commitment to excellence in the classroom. New faculty will be expected to establish an independent program of scholarship in mathematics or mathematics education, and teach in the department’s upper division core curriculum (Algebra and Real Analysis). The department specifically seeks candidates with an interest in the preparation and ongoing support of teachers and is committed to having many of its members involved in its program for future secondary teachers of mathematics. Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in working with student teachers.
  • Experience:
    Prior teaching experience at the college level is desired. Preference will be given to applicants who show the ability to work with diverse groups.


Duties will include: (1) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics; (2) engaging in a program of scholarship and disseminating the results of this research; (3) advising students; (4) serving on department and university committees; and (5) engaging in community service.


The position is a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank, with salary appropriate to the applicant's qualifications and professional experience. Anticipated Salary range: $49,716 – $62,664.

Application Procedure:

An applicant must submit a letter of application and submit:

  • a personal statement of scholarly interest
  • a personal statement of teaching philosophy and experience
  • a current curriculum vitae
  • official transcripts of all college work (unofficial copies are accepted until invited for interview)
  • telephone numbers of at least three references who have agreed to be contacted (for an applicant being considered for an interview) and must arrange to have submitted:
  • three recent letters of recommendation (two of which address the applicant's teaching effectiveness).

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To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be received by January 21, 2013; the position is open until filled.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member will promote the values of Sacramento State as a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. In addition to positive contributions to teaching and learning, faculty are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity.

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in meeting its Strategic Plan goal to: “Build and sustain a vibrant learning community derived from the strength and vitality of our diverse campus”. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Sacramento has made crime reporting statistics available on-line at http://www.csus.edu/aba/police/Documents/clery/2012CLERY.pdf Reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sacramento State, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus, during the last three years, are included. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and other safety matters. Print copies are available in the library, and by request from the Office of Public Safety and the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.


California State University, Sacramento • updated: December 7, 2012