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Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics (Tenure-Track)

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Posting Details

Position Information

Title Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics (Tenure-Track)
Campus Stockton
Department Department of Mathematics
Posting Number F00053
Full or Part Time Full Time
Open Date 09/20/2015
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Days Per Week
Weeks Per Year

Position Description

Position Description

The Department of Mathematics at the University of the Pacific invites applications for a tenure track, Assistant Professor position in applied mathematics beginning Fall 2018. Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate education and must have demonstrated experience successfully working with diverse student populations. Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate an ability to teach courses in differential equations and/or statistics. We are particularly interested in candidates with strengths that would reinforce our working relationship with our School of Engineering & Computer Science, as well as other departments within the Natural Sciences Division. Candidates should be able to involve undergraduates in research projects or experiential learning. The position carries a teaching load of five courses per year (3/2 semester load). In addition to teaching, Pacific faculty are expected to maintain an active research program. Members of the math faculty also participate in teaching Pacific Seminars, the university’s nationally acclaimed general education program; for more information see

The Department of Mathematics consists of 11 full-time faculty who provide coursework in mathematics, applied mathematics, actuarial science, and statistics for our 50 math & applied math majors, and for many other majors requiring mathematics.

The University of the Pacific is a comprehensive, student-centered, private university with its main campus located in Stockton, CA. The Department of Mathematics is a part of the College of the Pacific which offers programs in humanities, fine arts, and social and natural sciences. Pacific’s Stockton campus further contains Schools of Engineering & Computer Science, Education, Business, Pharmacy, International Studies, and Music. Pacific’s Dugoni School of Dentistry is in San Francisco, and its McGeorge School of Law is in Sacramento.

Pacific is an AA/EOE employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category.

Basic Qualifications

Earned Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or closely related field is required by August 2018.
Experience in teaching undergraduate mathematics, particularly differential equations and/or statistics.

Additional Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Special Instructions

Applicants are required to upload the following documents to their online application:
1. Cover letter stating their qualifications and interest in the position.
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Statement of teaching philosophy
4. Statement of research interests and research agenda.

Additionally, applicants are required to provide contact information for three (3) professional references, with at least one reference addressing teaching. These references will receive instructions/link for uploading a letter of reference/recommendation.

Contact Information

Larry Langley, Chair, Department of Mathematics

Contact Email

Reference Letter Information

Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? Yes
Minimum Number of References 3
Maximum Number of References 4
Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check

AA/EEO Policy Statement

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression or mental or physical disability.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSHP Job Posting
    • ACCP Job Posting
    • Personal Referral
    • Pacific Website
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Program Plan
Optional Documents