Mathematics, SUNY Cortland

Position ID: 1079-AP [#10915]
Position Title: Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Cortland, New York 13045, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Applied mathematics (broadly defined) / Statistics
Starting Date: 2018/09/01
Application Deadline: 2017/11/27 finished (posted 2017/10/02, finished 2018/06/03, listed until 2017/12/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Assistant Professor

Mathematics Department

SUNY Cortland


POSITION: Two full-time tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor rank in the Mathematics department beginning in fall 2018, one in applied mathematics (broadly defined) and one in statistics


START DATE:  09-01-2018



Teach courses for mathematics majors and for non-majors; engage in research and other scholarly activities; provide service to the department and college; provide academic advisement and mentoring to majors in the department.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in mathematical sciences expected by time of appointment; specialization in applied mathematics (broadly defined) for the first position and specialization in statistics for the second position; previous experience teaching college level mathematics; evidence of effectiveness in teaching; strong oral and written communication skills.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: For the applied mathematics position: Ability to also teach statistics courses; experience with educational technology; experience with obtaining external grants; experience directing student research projects; experience collaborating with colleagues from other departments

For the statistics position: Candidates with expertise in actuarial or financial mathematics are encouraged to apply. Experience with educational technology, obtaining external grants, directing student research projects, and collaboration with colleagues from other departments is also highly desirable.


THE DEPARTMENT: The Mathematics Department has approximately 150 undergraduate majors in either adolescence education or liberal arts mathematics.


THE COLLEGE:  SUNY Cortland is a comprehensive college within the State University of New York system and is known for its superb programs in speech-language pathology, teacher education, recreation, parks and leisure studies, health, physical education, and a number of leading liberal arts programs in the natural and social sciences as well as the arts and humanities. Our many programs are designed to support our commitment to civic responsibility, environmental responsibility, international education, professional education and social justice. More than 90 percent of SUNY Cortland's 7,200 undergraduate and graduate students gain hands-on experience through internships, volunteerism, civic engagement and study abroad. Its three schools - education, arts and sciences and professional studies - are committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, service and international education.


The campus is located in the geographic center of New York State and is a half-hour drive from Syracuse and Ithaca and four hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Cortland offers an array of regional cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as affordable housing and excellent school systems.


APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To apply, please follow this two-step process: 1) Submit an online employment application at (for the applied mathematics position) or (for the statistics position). You will be asked to attach a letter of application; curriculum vita; the names, addresses (including e-mail), and phone numbers of three professional references; and copies of unofficial graduate transcripts. Please attach a combined teaching and research statement under “Other.” 2) Submit an application at and include at least three letters of recommendation, to be uploaded directly by the recommender. At least one of the letters should address teaching. In order for your application to be considered, both steps must be completed.

Full consideration will be given to applications that are complete by November 27, 2017 for the applied mathematics position, and December 4, 2017 for the statistics position. We plan to conduct interviews at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 10-13, 2018 in San Diego, CA, so please indicate in your letter of application if you will be attending the meetings.


The State University of New York College at Cortland is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following item online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
PO Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045

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