Oakland University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 565-APDM2020 [#16348]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics - Discrete Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Rochester, Michigan 48309, United States [map]
Subject Area: Discrete Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/28, listed until 2021/03/28)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mathematics in discrete mathematics, beginning Fall Semester 2021. Applicants with speciality in all areas of discrete mathematics, including but not limited to combinatorics, algebra and discrete optimization, are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate should have the necessary training to teach courses cross-listed to computer science such as design and analysis of algorithms, and theory of computation. Responsibilities of this position include teaching, research, contribution to the Department’s programs and other services. For this appointment, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics, or a closely related discipline in discrete mathematics (or its requirements completed) by August 15, 2021.

The primary selection criteria will be an applicant’s potential for effective teaching (at both undergraduate and graduate level), quality research, and the potential of effective service to the department, the university and the profession. Amongst applicants who are found highly qualified with respect to these criteria, preference will be given to those who can fulfill the department’s current instructional needs in discrete 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.

Due to the pandemic, we may use a non-traditional interviewing process, and the successful candidate may be expected to teach online courses depending on the university’s response to this pandemic.

Please direct any questions to: Professor Eddie Cheng, Discrete Position Search Committee Chair at echeng@oakland.edu.

To apply, go online to http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/19635 for the position posting. 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. 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.

Please see additional information at http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/19635. Candidates must pass a background check in order to be hired.


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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Oakland University
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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