Assistant Professor of Mathematics - Applied Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for two tenure-track positions.
Posting Date: August 30, 2017
Review Date: Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-January-2017.pdf or
Date of Appointment: August 2018
Description of Responsibilities: Teach a broad range of undergraduate mathematics courses - including upper division courses in applied mathematics - collaborate with outside departments to review, improve, and introduce material into our applied mathematics curricula, hold office hours, assist individual students outside class, advise students, and work with students on projects. Active participation in the life of the department and the college is expected, as is a program of contributions in the profession; these contributions include research and publications, grant work, presentations, and/or work in professional organizations. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester, with reductions for teaching large sections.
In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
Required Qualifications: PhD in the mathematical sciences - with specialization in an area of applied mathematics - by time of appointment, teaching experience at the college level (possibly as a graduate teaching assistant), and a commitment to working with students of diverse backgrounds.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in collaborative projects centered around research in other areas, particularly in the STEM fields.
To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a copy of unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references (at least one reference should address teaching) to:
If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:
Professor Scott Preston, Search Committee Chair
Official transcripts required at time of appointment. Files must be complete to be considered.
Description of Department: We are a collegial department of 19 full-time faculty, offering a BA in Mathematics and BS in Applied Mathematics, plus a joint program BS in Applied Mathematical Economics, minors in Applied Statistics and in Mathematics, and concentrations for future childhood and adolescent teachers. About 18 majors graduate each year, in addition to graduates in adolescent mathematics education. We are dedicated to engaging teaching and to high standards in all of our courses. Faculty are expected to work closely with students and to stay active in the profession.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.
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