Professor of Mathematics (Applied Discrete)


School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering

Position: Professor of Mathematics (Applied Discrete)
Type: Tenured Academic Year: 2017/18 Available: August, 2017
Department of Mathematics
School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway (14 SCI/133)
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Contact: Dr. Sophia Raczkowski, Chair, Search Committee, Phone: 661-654-3151

Application Timeline: Review of applications will begin on January 31, 2017.

Qualifications: Applications are invited for a tenure-track/tenured position in APPLIED
DISCRETE MATHEMATICS at full professor level, beginning August 1, 2017. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in mathematics and must provide evidence of excellence in teaching, research, and service. The candidate must demonstrate success in teaching a broad range of mathematics courses to a diverse body of students and engaging undergraduates in research. A record of success in obtaining external funding and academic administration is required, as is demonstrated expertise in program assessment. Demonstrated interest in outreach to High Schools and Interdisciplinary collaboration is required. Candidates with strong computational backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Background Check: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Mandated Reporter: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Teaching/Research: The teaching load is 12 semester units where most of the courses are 4 units each.
Almost all courses in the Department of Mathematics include an activity/problem solving session. Assigned time for research and grant activity is available during the first two years of appointment, and subsequently on a competitive basis. It is expected the successful candidate will maintain a research agenda and a publication

Application: Mail letter of application, outline of research, teaching statement, two copies of curriculum
vita, copy of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (one addressing teaching) to the contact person and the location listed above.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Clery Act: CSUB's annual crime report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported
crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus centers, such as our Antelope Valley Satellite Campus
and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from CSUB. The report also includes
policies concerning security on campus, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, reporting crimes, sexual assault and other subjects. Additionally, a daily log of offenses is maintained and can be reviewed at the front desk of the Department of Public Safety. You can obtain a copy of the annual report by contacting the
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School Information: The School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering currently houses seven
departments. Visit the web page at for additional information about the School's programs and the area. The School and the Department have experienced strong growth in the last years.

Department Information: The Department of Mathematics currently consists of twelve full-time
faculty including two lecturers. The department offers a BS degree in Mathematics with the
following concentrations: Applied, Economics, Statistics, Teaching and Theoretical, as well as, service courses for non-majors. Web address:

General Information: California State University, Bakersfield, founded in 1970, is one of twenty-three
campuses of the CSU System and currently has an enrollment of over 9,000 students. The University
services a socially and ethnically diverse population of 560,000 in an area of 10,000 square miles. The city
of Bakersfield (population over 370,000) is located in the southern San Joaquin Valley and has a much lower cost of living than coastal California. Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Nevada Mountains are all within a two-hour drive from campus.

California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veterans' status.

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