Oakland University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 565-VAP [#14044]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Rochester, Michigan 48309, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/08/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/06/21, finished 2020/03/01, listed until 2019/09/01)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Oakland University invites applications for a one-year visiting position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mathematics beginning Fall Semester 2019. Responsibilities of this position include teaching, research, and contribution to the Department’s program. For this appointment, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics (or its requirements completed) by August 15, 2019.

The primary selection criteria will be an applicant’s potential for quality research and effective teaching in support of the Department’s instructional responsibilities including all levels of undergraduate mathematics as well as graduate mathematics. Amongst applicants who are found highly qualified with respect to these criteria, preference will be given to those in continuous mathematics and those with strong research collaboration potential with members of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has 25 full-time faculty members, who have research strengths in pure and applied mathematics and statistics. The Department offers baccalaureate degrees in mathematics, statistics, and actuarial science; Master’s degrees in mathematics, industrial and applied mathematics, and applied statistics; and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematical Sciences with concentrations in the three different areas of continuous mathematics, discrete mathematics, and statistics. In addition, the Department teaches a full range of service courses to students in the sciences, engineering, business and education programs. Further information about the Department and the current research interests of its faculty can be obtained at its website: http://www.oakland.edu/math.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

To apply, go online to https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/16913. A cover letter, a vita and publication list, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for application), a research statement, and a teaching statement must be uploaded at this site. Candidates shall also provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.

In addition, names and contact information for three letters of recommendation must be provided. The application system will contact the letter writers via email and provide them with instructions for uploading. At least one of the letters of reference should address the teaching effectiveness and potential of the candidate. Also include a sample paper and teaching evaluations from faculty and students if available.

Applications should be completed by July 15, 2019 to ensure full consideration.

Please direct any questions to:
Professor László Lipták, Chairperson
Search Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Oakland University

Rochester, MI 48309-4485
Phone: (248) 370-4054
Fax: (248) 370-4184
Email: liptak@oakland.edu

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Contact: Laszlo Liptak, 248-370-4054, 248-370-4184 (fax)
Postal Mail:
146 Library Dr
368 MSC
Rochester, MI 48309
Web Page: www.oakland.edu/math

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