Search for University Jobs in Sciences

Job ID: 136753

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Mathematics and Statistics
University of San Francisco

Date Posted Jan. 21, 2020
Title Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Mathematics and Statistics
University University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Statistics & Actuarial Science
    Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

Job Title:
Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Mathematics and Statistics

Job Summary:
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2020. We seek well-qualified candidates in the areas of applied mathematics or statistics, with a focus on the extraction of knowledge from data. Relevant fields include, but are not limited to, data science, modeling, applied probability, applied statistics, and machine learning. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can directly contribute to the interdisciplinary bachelor's degree in data science, as well as the traditional undergraduate mathematics and statistics program, and the master's program in data science (MSDS).

Full Job Description:

Job responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses and mentor students who work with our industry partners. The expected teaching load for this position at USF is two 4-unit course per semester with an additional third course every fourth semester (2-2-2-3 over two years). In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in service to the department and college, as well as maintain an active research program that engages students when possible. Close interaction between students and faculty is a hallmark of the department, and preference will be given to candidates who can involve students in undergraduate research projects.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. earned by August 2020 (in mathematics, statistics, or a related field). In addition, a strong record of teaching at the university level, evidence of scholarship, and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University of San Francisco are required.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research plans, teaching evaluations, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. All of the above elements are required to complete your application.

Completed applications must be submitted online at Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2019.

We invite candidates to find out more about our department at and information about the Data Science Major can be found at Questions regarding this search may be emailed to

The University of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The university does not discriminate in employment, educational services, or academic programs on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related), disability, or other bases prohibited by law, and will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request. We particularly encourage minority and women applicants for all positions. For more information, visit

Full time

Pay Rate:

To apply, visit

The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the worlds most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a students passion for social justice and a desire to Change the World From Here. For more information, visit


Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

Please see the job description for contact details
pertaining to this university job announcement.


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous

RSS for the latest higher education jobs
Atom for the latest higher education jobs
Need a Sabbatical Home Near San Francisco?

Looking for a higher education job?