Assistant Professor of Mathematcis

Geneseo, New York, Livingston County
Feb 24, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary          

The Department of Mathematics at SUNY Geneseo is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor to begin August 2017. There is the additional possibility that the department will be able to appoint a Visiting Assistant Professor out of the pool of applicants after this search has been concluded.

The Department of Mathematics (20 full-time members) encompasses both pure and applied mathematics, as well as very strong secondary mathematics teacher preparation and growing actuarial programs. The Department offers the following: B.S. in Applied Mathematics, B.S. in Mathematics, B.A. in Mathematics, B.A. in Mathematics with Adolescence (Secondary Education) Certification, Minor in Mathematics, Minor in Biomathematics, and Concentration in Mathematics for Elementary Education. Mathematics is the 6th largest major on campus with over 300 majors, with over 20% also in the secondary education certification program.

Duties include:

•             Teach a variety of upper level undergraduate courses that serve our mathematics programs.

•             Teach introductory level courses for majors and non-majors.

•             Provide academic advisement to students.

•             Contribute to department functioning through committee service.

•             Contribute service to the discipline.

•             Contribute to campus community.

•             Maintain an ongoing and active research agenda.

Our priority is teaching excellence, and we seek someone with recent and documented experience as a teacher of undergraduate, an enthusiastic commitment to undergraduate instruction at all levels, and the ability to teach a variety of courses that serve our mathematics majors.

Required Qualifications              

•             Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics or Statistics conferred by August 2017.

•             Demonstrated excellence in teaching as a mathematics instructor, and an enthusiastic commitment to undergraduate instruction.

•             Evidence of an ongoing and active research agenda.

Preferred Qualifications             

•             The ability and willingness to conduct undergraduate-focused research, mentoring, or supervision in mathematics.

•             A specialty or concentration in Probability, Applied Probability, Statistics, Data Analysis, Finance, or Actuarial Science.

•             Ability to teach mathematical procedural programming.

Special Instructions to Applicant             

The initial application should consist of a cover letter that briefly addresses teaching and research qualifications, a CV, a statement about teaching philosophy, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applicants should be prepared to upload contact information for 3 references. References will be contacted and invited to submit a letter of recommendation at the time application is completed. Applicants invited to complete an initial interview may be asked to upload additional documents, such as a sample research paper, a research summary, sample syllabi, peer observations, or summary teaching evaluations, etc.

To be guaranteed consideration, application should be completed by March 22, 2017. The search committee anticipates conducting initial interviews via telephone or Skype by the first week of April. On campus interviews will be completed in April.

If a visiting assistant professor line becomes available after this search is completed, applicants who completed an initial interview will be contacted first to see about interest in a one year visiting appointment. If necessary, additional applicants from the original pool may also be contacted.

About SUNY Geneseo  

SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer 

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