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California State University, Long Beach
  • Position Number: 3613345
  • Location: Long Beach, CA
  • Position Type: Mathematics

Assistant Professor of Mathematics/Applied Mathematics ONLY APPLY:

Job No: 520478
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Mathematics/Statistics, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time

Position: Assistant Professor of Mathematics/Applied Mathematics APPLY:
Effective Date: August 17, 2023 (Fall Semester)
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin December 7, 2022. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled). APPLY:

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

As a department on a campus that serves a very diverse body of students, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics welcomes applications from tenure-line candidates who, through previous experience supporting diverse students or their own lived experience with marginalized identities, will be committed to the successful teaching and mentoring of all students.

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in pure or applied mathematics or a related discipline. Degree at the time of application, or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2023.
  • Experience teaching mathematics at the college level
  • Demonstrated commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented and underserved populations in STEM
  • Ability to teach mathematics courses at upper-division undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Demonstrated potential to establish an ongoing research program in pure or applied mathematics
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Successful teaching experience as an instructor of record at the college level beyond Calculus
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching theoretical or computational mathematics graduate courses
  • Demonstrated experience with or interest in innovative or evidence-based pedagogies or other strategies that promote inclusivity, belonging, and success for all students, including those from minoritized backgrounds
  • Successful research experience at the post-doctoral level with a record of research publications in pure or applied mathematics
  • Research experience and a record of publications and/or collaboration in areas that complement existing research in the department
  • Experience or demonstrated potential for integrating undergraduate and/or graduate students in research projects
  • Potential for obtaining external funding for pure or applied mathematics research projects, especially those involving students
  • Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body

  • Teach and develop undergraduate and graduate mathematics courses; periodically teach late afternoon or evening graduate-level courses. (Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof. In 2023-24, the department anticipates that the normal mode of instruction will be face-to-face.)
  • Develop and maintain a research program in pure or applied mathematics that leads to publications in refereed journals
  • Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students (e.g., academic advising, and scholarly projects)
  • Support student professional development and possibly seek external funding for such purposes
  • Participate in departmental activities and initiatives
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are the first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serving the People of California, maintaining the excellence of the University, and offering our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

About Our Department:

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics comprises 40 tenured/tenure-track faculty members across four disciplinary groups (pure, applied, statistics, and mathematics education) who take pride in teaching at a university that ranks near the top for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to historically marginalized groups. We are actively involved with community outreach through our training and placement of future teachers, coaching teams of high-schoolers for mathematics contest ARML, organizing our very own Math Day at the Beach for high-schoolers, and other activities.

Department faculty members work closely, productively, and collegially with departmental colleagues on innovative curriculum development, research, and advising. Faculty teach mathematics, statistics, and math education courses for undergraduate majors, graduate students, and broader audiences. Faculty members provide mentorship to new hires in research, the pursuit of grants, teaching, service, and general adjustments to life as faculty member. The Department seeks applicants to expand our curriculum offering and collaborate with current faculty in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, or related areas.

Long Beach is a vibrant, diverse community with beaches, walkable neighborhoods, proximity to world-class museums, a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities, and great weather. Go Beach!

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

A complete online application shall be submitted electronically only at

How to Apply - Required Documentation:
  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit:
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • Names and contact information for three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the semi-finalist stage)
  • Research/Scholarly Interests Statement
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

All application materials shall be submitted electronically at

Requests for information and process should be addressed to:

Dr. Will Murray, Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-1001

(562) 985-8008 or Email:


A background check (including a criminal record check and telephone reference check with the most recent employer) 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 the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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 Revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

CSU Vaccination Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at <a title="Original URL: Click or tap if you trust this link." href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> and questions may be sent to

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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