Fletcher Jones Endowed Chair - University of San Diego in San Diego California

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University of San Diego

San Diego, California 92110

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Fletcher Jones Endowed Chair

Department: Mathematics and Computer Science


Job IRC #18453


Job Description:

The University of San Diego, an independent Roman Catholic University, invites applications for the Fletcher Jones Endowed Chair in applied mathematics to begin in the fall of 2016. This is a tenure-track position and the successful candidate will become the first holder of the endowed chair position and will join a small pool of faculty who will rotate through the Endowed Chair position in three-year terms.

In addition to standard faculty responsibilities of teaching, research, and service, the responsibilities of the holder of the endowed chair position will include developing and strengthening the applied mathematics program and curriculum, recruiting and mentoring students, fostering and facilitating undergraduate research, and supervising senior projects in applied mathematics based on contacts with corporate partners and/or on personal expertise.

University of San Diego, an Equal Opportunity Employer, an NSF ADVANCE institution, and a Changemaker Campus, is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science has a commitment to creating a welcoming environment for all.


An ideal candidate will have expertise in applied mathematics and a record of excellence in teaching and research.

A Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics or statistics is required.

Background check:  Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.  Serious candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.   


To apply and for full consideration, all of the following materials must be uploaded to Interview Exchange, by going to http://apptrkr.com/682863

• a cover letter that explains why you are interested in applying for this position at the

University of San Diego

• Curriculum Vitae

• three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address teaching

• a teaching statement, including experience and vision of mentoring undergraduate students

• a research statement, including experience with undergraduate research

Priority will be given to applications received by December 11, 2015 with the search continuing until the position is filled.

"The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree."

Keyword Phrases

  • Catholic university
  • diverse
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume